Date: 13 Nov 2017
RIL Industrial Estate of SCG Chemicals has been certified “Eco-Excellence” level from Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), recognized as the only estate in Thailand ever achieve such status. Mr. Charoenchai Pratuengsuksri (4th left), Managing Director of RIL 1996 Co., Ltd received a trophy and a certificate from Dr. Somchai Harnhirun (3rd left), Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry. Miss Somchint Pilouk (2nd left), IEAT Deputy Governor and Mr. Weerasak Jaengkarn (5th left), Director of Office of Joint-Management Industrial Estate of Map Ta Phut Complex congratulated on SCG's achievement in the event “Eco-Innovation Forum 2017.”
The development of RIL Industrial Estate of SCG Chemicals as the pilot eco-industrial park shows a strong commitment to sustainable development of SCG through its business's activities. RIL Industrial Estate has been certified "Eco-Champion" with the highest score for three consecutive years, and its continual development results in a status upgrade to "Eco-Excellence" this year. Moreover, it is set to move toward the highest level "Eco-World Class."
The accreditation of industrial ecology is organized by Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand to encourage local industrial estates nationwide to adopt eco-industrial transformations which are classified into three levels:
Eco-Champion: Adopting approach in promoting development and mutual co-existence with communities on the basis of good environmental governance.
Eco-Excellence: Advancing towards enhancement and upgrade of communities’ living standards with the implementation of the principal environmental management system.
Eco-World Class: Being a country model for enhancing the quality of life and improving the community and environmental standards.