emisspro® Gains Ground with  Yeochun NCC Co., Ltd., Providing Continuous Service

emisspro® Gains Ground with Yeochun NCC Co., Ltd., Providing Continuous Service

Date: 26 Nov 2020

South Korea – 26-30 November 2020 Texplore provided emisspro® R-Series coating service at naphtha cracker facility in olefins plants of Yeochun NCC Co., Ltd. (YNCC) in South Korea from 26-30 November 2020. emisspro® is a high emissivity coating for industrial furnaces, which can help achieve lower energy consumption, lower energy loss in the production, reduced production cost while lessening greenhouse gas emissions. The coating service can increase furnace performance and mitigate environmental impacts. YNCC, one of the world's leading naphtha-cracking facilities, has expressed satisfaction over the performance of emisspro® coating solutions' performance. Texplore has been entrusted to provide coating services since 2014. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic challenges, the Texplore team manage to provide onsite service in which the staff strictly operates in compliance with the COVID-19 pandemic prevention guidelines. The team received excellent support from the Thai and South Korean authorities and SCG members.
SCG Wins CSR-DIW Continuous Award 2020

SCG Wins CSR-DIW Continuous Award 2020

Date: 17 Nov 2020

17 November 2020 – BangkokMap Ta Phut Olefins Company Limited, Rayong Olefins Company Limited, Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal Company Limited, and Rayong Terminal Company LimitedreceivedCSR-DIW Continuous Award 2020from the Department of Industrial Works, Ministry of Industry. The Department of Industrial Works’ Director-General Prakob Vivitjinda presided over the ceremony. Chemicals Business, SCG, strives to improve the community’s quality of life by promoting resource efficiency in line with the Circular Economy and mitigating global warming. The companies have followed the CSR-DIW framework along with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve sustainable development in the areas of the economy, society, and environment. Under Chemicals Business, SCG, four companies have taken concrete steps to establish and promote corporate social responsibility initiatives. Examples includeCommunity Enterprise Support Projectto encourage growth and development such as rental car enterprise, plantation enterprise;Aquaculture Building Renovation Project with Saeng Ngoen Beach Small-Scale Fishersto promote local fishers’ work;Fishing Boat Repair Skill Development Projectwith Takuan-Ao Pradoo Small-Scale Fishersto improve boat repair skills and generate income for local fishers;Zero-Waste School Project at Ban Map Ta Phut Schoolto establish systematic and holistic waste management in line with the Circular Economy; andOlefins Football Camp Projectto promote and develop athletic skills of children in communities surrounding the plants. The Department of Industrial Works, Ministry of Industry, has introduced the CSR-DIW standard, which is improved and developed from the international standard ISO 26000 to conform with operations and capabilities of Thai businesses, covering seven core subjects: Corporate Governance, Human Rights, Labor Practice, Environment, Fair Operating Practice, Consumer Issue and Community Involvement and Development.
SCG's Wire & Cable Business and i2P Center Host Hybrid Workshop for Furukawa Electric from Thailand and Japan

SCG's Wire & Cable Business and i2P Center Host Hybrid Workshop for Furukawa Electric from Thailand and Japan

Date: 17 Nov 2020

Rayong 17 – November 2020Wire & Cable Business, led by Mr. Wichai Techachindawong, Managing Director of SCG Performance Chemicals Company Limited, and Mr. Taviphat Konkhum, Wire & Cable Business Manager, has partnered with i2P Center to host a workshop for 20 members of Furukawa Electric, its client. The workshop is held in a hybrid format where the staff of Furukawa Electric in Thailand joined at the i2P center, and staff in Japan participated via an online platform. The workshop was organized to help the client explore new ideas under the theme “Smart City” to further strengthen innovation creation to fulfill telecommunication needs.
SCG Recognized as Effort to Enhance Thailand’s Public Toilets

SCG Recognized as Effort to Enhance Thailand’s Public Toilets

Date: 16 Nov 2020

ฺBangkok - 16 November 2020 Chemicals Business, SCG, led by Mr. Pisan Uawithya, Emerging Businesses Director, received a plaque of honor for the effort in enhancing public toilets in Thailand from the development of the reinvented toilet Zyclonic™ by SCG at World Toilet Day 2020. The event was organized by the Department of Health at ICONSIAM, and this year it came under the theme “The New Normal Public Toilet for All.” Deputy Public Health Minister Sathit Pitutecha presented the award. Zyclonic™is an innovation developed from the wastewater treatment system SCG co-created with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The innovation can turn human waste and wastewater into clean and pathogen-free reusable by-products that can be discharged into water sources safely with no adverse environmental impacts, in line with the sustainable development goals. At the event, Zyclonic™ has showcased a series of treatment systems to promote the awareness of an efficient sanitation system and wastewater management to ensure adequate sanitation and well-being of the users and nearby communities. The innovative toilet can help protect and maintain the toilet’s hygiene and stop the spread of disease-causing agents such as diarrhea, cholera, typhoid fever, and COVID-19. The United Nations (UN) has designated 19 November as World Toilet Day to raise awareness of issues on access to sanitation of the 4.2 billion people worldwide or 60% of the global population living without access to safely managed sanitation. This year’s campaign has focused on climate change and sustainable sanitation.
SCG Ranked No.1 Globally in Sustainability Development, Named in DJSI Member List for 17th Consecutive Year

SCG Ranked No.1 Globally in Sustainability Development, Named in DJSI Member List for 17th Consecutive Year

Date: 16 Nov 2020

Mr. Roongrote Rangsiyopash, President and CEO of SCG, revealed that SCG is assessed and listed No. 1 in the world in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as Industry Leader – Construction Materials. Also, SCG ranked in the Gold Class and co–top rank in Industry Group Leader – Materials. SCG is the first organization in ASEAN to be assessed as a member of DJSI since 2004 and continue for the 17th consecutive year. All SCG employees are proud and committed to sustainable development practices. This year, SCG has also rated the highest in Governance & Economic and Environmental Dimensions. SCG is the most outstanding and received a full score of 100 in these following categories; Materiality, Risk & Crisis Management, Codes of Business Conduct, Customer Relationship Management, Sustainable Construction, Climate Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Environmental Policy & Management Systems, Biodiversity, Water-Related Risks, Human Rights. In this regard, SCG received significantly higher scores on Biodiversity and Water-Related Risks. Also, SCG is aware that climate emergencies and serious waste problems have a high impact on the environment. Therefore, the company has adopted the principle of Circular Economy to be applied to all whole chains from production, consumption, and reuse throughout the value chain with innovation as a critical tool. To achieve sustainability goals, the organization focuses on the maximization of resource usage and collaborates with all sectors to drive the circular economy into reality. SCG now has 180 collaboration partners in both the private and public sectors at the national and international levels. Further reading at https://bit.ly/2IKdvUr _______________________________ The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) is a sustainability index used to evaluate leading companies in sustainable business operations. Or to evaluate the effectiveness of the leading companies’ business operations according to the sustainability guidelines in both economic and social, and environmental governance. DJSI is the global sustainability benchmark launched in 1999. The indices serve as a benchmark for investment institutions and funds around the world used as investment information. The companies in DJSI are trusted to be able to generate profitable and sustainable returns for investors. SCG is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and awarded as an Industry Leader – Construction Materials from 2011-2015.
SCG Shares Economic Outlook and Tips to Prepare Business for 2021 to Partners at SCG Chemicals Digest 2020

SCG Shares Economic Outlook and Tips to Prepare Business for 2021 to Partners at SCG Chemicals Digest 2020

Date: 11 Nov 2020

Bangkok – 3 November 2020 Chemicals Business, SCG, organized the seminar “SCG Chemicals Digest 2/2020” titled, “Economic Outlook on COVID-19 Crisis” for business partners and distributors to help them plan better business strategies for 2021. Mr. Sakchai Patiparnpreechavud, Vice President – Polyolefins and Vinyl Business, chaired the opening ceremony. This seminar was honored by the attendance of a series of economic experts: Dr. Korbsak Pootrakool, Executive Vice President of Bangkok Bank PCL, Mr. Naris Sathapholdeja, Head of TMB Analytics, and Mr. Montree Sornpaisarn, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) who joined to share global economic outlook and world’s situations. The 2-hour discussion was moderated by Thailand’s veteran journalist Suthichai Yoon. The last session was an analysis of “Petrochemical Business Trends in the First Half of 2020,” presented by Mr. Kittipong San-Olan, Demand Management Manager. The seminar was held in a hybrid format in line with precautions for the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19. Participants can view a live-streaming video of the seminar organized at Hall 2-3 of Multipurpose Building of SCG Head Office.