Who are we?
The American Chemical Society is dynamic and visionary, and strives to improve people's lives through the transforming power of chemistry. ACS is a leader in its field of chemistry and continuously seeks new solutions for improving public health, protecting the environment, and contributing to the economy. With its various and numerous scientific publications, ACS provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry while also gives back each year in grants and scholarships to those in related fields.
"We must find ways to leverage our research, discovery, and teaching beyond the laboratory and the classroom to help assure a safer, more secure future for our planet." - Donna J. Nelson, 2016 ACS President