MRC -- PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (Chandra Asri Group), Indonesia’s leading chemical and infrastructure company, has successfully achieved predicate of GOLD for its petrochemical plant in Ciwandan and Green for its petrochemical plant in Pulo Ampel at the Company Performance Rating Program (PROPER) 2023 award from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) of the Republic of Indonesia, said the company.
The Gold PROPER Award for Chandra Asri Group was presented to the Director of Human Resources & Corporate Affairs Chandra Asri Group, Suryandi by the Vice President (Wapres) of the Republic of Indonesia, K.H. Ma'ruf Amin, Meanwhile, the Green PROPER award was presented to Downstream Production Director Chandra Asri Group, Boedijono Hadipoespito, by the Director General of Pollution and Environmental Damage Control, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ir. Sigit Reliantoro, M.SC, on Wednesday (20/12) in Jakarta.
After undergoing several rounds of assessment, the Gold PROPER, the highest accolade from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, has been conferred upon the Chandra Asri Group, specifically for its petrochemical plant in Ciwandan. This recognition was attributed to the company's eco-innovations in developing creative and sustainable solutions. Furthermore, the Ciwandan Factory has actively pursued continuous community development efforts and has consistently been awarded the Green PROPER for three consecutive years. On the other hand, the Chandra Asri Group's Petrochemical Factory in Pulo Ampel has earned the Green PROPER designation for surpassing the required regulatory standards.
Chandra Asri Group's Ciwandan plant, recipient of the 2023 Gold PROPER, has produced environmentally friendly products labeled under the Swadeklarasi Eco-label for HDPE and PP. The company has implemented innovations through Component Changes, enhancing production and supporting energy savings in the Polyethylene Plant reactor system. This has resulted in a reduction in Global Warming Potential (GWP) by 4,855,947.073 tons of CO2eq and an energy efficiency improvement of 12,470.40 GJ. Additionally, the company engaged in plastic waste recycling processes under the waste embedded scheme. In total, 8.94 tons of plastic pallet waste were utilized in the year 2022.