On 14 February 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk and City Government of Cilegon, signed memorandum of understanding for the implementation of 10 kilometers long road in Cilegon, Banten with mixture of used plastic bag in its asphalt. The memorandum of understanding was being signed by President Director of Chandra Asri, Bapak Erwin Ciputra and Acting Mayor of Cilegon, Bapak Edi Ariadi. This cooperation affirms Chandra Asri’s commitment on supporting the government’s goal to reduce 70% plastic waste in the ocean by 2025.
Chandra Asri will support with 30 tonnes of shredded used plastic bag for the asphalt mixture, which road construction then be implemented by City Government of Cilegon. According to the research of Ministry of Public Work and Public Housing (PUPR), the plastic road has 40% stronger stability compared to normal road. Through this cooperation, Chandra Asri wishes to change public perception on the value of waste, thus public could be wiser in managing waste, especially plastic waste.
On March 19, 2014, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk ("CAP") received the Ecolabel certificate from the Ministry of Environment (MOE). The award was handed over by the Minister of the Environment, Mr. Balthasar Kambuaya to CAP VP Corporate Relations, Mr Suhat Miyarso. CAP became the first degradable plastic manufacturers in Indonesia to obtain a certificate from the Ministry of Environment ecolabel after going through the process of eco-friendly test at institution of certification appointed by the government, the Pulp and Paper International Certification Services (PAPICS).
On December 18, 2013, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (“CAP”) and PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia (“SMI”) received Responsible Care Award with Gold category from KN-RCI which handed over by the Director General of the Ministry of Industry Manufacturing Association, Mr. Benny Wachjudi. This award is given to the Company for its efforts to successfuly implement the development of security system (risk assessment) andenvironmental health throughout the production line.
On 18 December 2013, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk held an Annual Public Expose 2013 at Wisma Barito Pacific, Jakarta. This event was attended by the Management of the Company, represented by the Board of Directors, Corporate Secretary, Senior Management, as well as invitees from various institutions such as Securities Company, Bank, etc. The Company's Management, in this event that lasted from 11:00 to 12:30, delivered the latest updates about the business profile, petrochemical industry, financial & operational performance, and strategic initiatives.
On November 13, 2013, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk collaborates with LAPI ITB (Lembaga Afiliasi Penelitian dan Industri Institut Teknologi Bandung) to improve the productivity of the Company that engages in the field of integrated petrochemical industry. This collaboration is stated in the form of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to conduct a research, consultation, and training in the field of plant modernization. This is a follow up from the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which has been signed by CAP and ITB on November 20, 2012. This MoA was signed by Mr. Erwin Ciputra, President Director of CAP, and Mr. Dr. Ir. A Azis Jayaputra, Ms, President Director of PT LAPI ITB. The signing was held in the Directorate Building of ITB, witnessed by ITB Rector, Prof. Akhmaloka, Ph.D and Mr. Suryandi, Director of Human Resources and Corporate Administration. This mutual beneficial cooperation is a support from CAP in synergizing two worlds, education and business.