CAP received Energy Management Insight Award in the event of Energy Management Leadership Awards held by Clean Energy Ministerial, an international organization that promote policies and share best practices to accelerate transition to clean energy. CAP is appointed by Indonesian’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) to be one of three organizations to represent the country in this international and prestigious event. Energy Management Insight Award received by CAP, is a result of good energy management program implementation that is in accordance with the obtained ISO 50001 certificate. The panel for this award consist energy experts from various industries and G20 countries.
On 25 October 2018, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk achieved 3 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medals in Singapore, through International Convention on Quality Control Circle (ICQCC), one of the most prestigious international convention in quality control circle. The three gold medals were achieved by Chandra Asri Small Group Activity (SGA) in Ethylene, Electric Polymer and Utility, and as for the silver medal was achieved by Chandra Asri SGA in Ethylene Cold Section. These achievements are truly a motivation for Chandra Asri to keep making achievements and bringing more positive lights for Indonesia in international level.
On 4 October 2018, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk share the implementation of Plastic Road at the 12th Polymer National Symposium (SNP XII) that was held at Margo Hotel, Depok. The annual program is a collaboration between the Indonesian Polymers Association (HPI) and Student Association of the Faculty of Engineering Metallurgy and Material from University of Indonesia. This event is a discussion platform for governments, academics, researchers and industry representatives. This 2018 theme of SNP XII is "Dealing Environmental Challenges with Plastic Technology”.
Mr. Edi Riva'i, Chandra Asri General Manager of Polymer TSPD had the opportunity to be a speaker. Through this platform, he shares the process of utilizing used plastic bag as an asphalt mixture material which then applied in Chandra Asri plant located in Cilegon, Banten. According to the research of the Ministry of Public Works of Public Housing (PUPR), plastic road has a 40% higher resistance rate than conventional one. Therefore, it is more durable and not easily cracked. This plastic road implementation, is a sustainability initiative from Chandra Asri to support sustainable development.
20 September 2018, PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia (SMI) handover supports taking form as 4 sewing machines for Maju Terus Mangunreja Coop, donation for Mangunreja Village’s Community Center refinement, and socialization regarding the utilization of non-hazardous waste in Mangunreja Village Office Hall, Serang, Banten. These supports aimed to serve Maju Terus Mangunreja Coop who’s currently developing a business for dust cloth production and empowering the locals through community center refinement and socialization. SMI wish to lift up the locals’ living standards by providing these aids.
Tackling garbage problems can be started with simple initiatives ranging from disposing trash properly, sorting out the trash, up to implementing the reuse and recycle concepts. Concern with garbage problems, Chandra Asri encourages employees to participate in World Clean Up Day 2018 which falls under 15 September 2018. Not only becoming part of world’s largest clean-up movement that involve 350 million volunteers in 150 countries, Chandra Asri perceives World Clean Up Day 2018 as an opportunity to emphasize the importance of trash-sorting to people. Chandra Asri is also delighted to be part of 13 million Indonesian World Clean Up Day 2018 volunteers.
In 10 September 2018, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, held Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGMS) with agenda of change in company's structure. The meeting was attended by board of commissioner and directors in Wisma Barito Pacific, Jakarta. Throughout the meeting, shareholders approved the changes in the composition of the Directors and Commissioners as previously proposed by SCG Chemicals Company Limited which represented 30.57% of the company's shares. Some agreed agendas were also the resignation letter of Mr. Piboon Sirinantanakul from his position as Director of the Company, appointment of Mr. Somkoun Sriwattagaphong as new Production Director/Manufacturing Director, resignation letter of Mr. Chaovalit Ekabut from his position as Commissioner of the Company, and appointment of Mr. Thammasak Sethaudom as Commissioner Company.