On 8 January 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP) distributes humanitarian aid to Cilegon City Government and Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) for Kabupaten Pandeglang following the Sunda Strait tsunami in last year’s December. These aids are being handed-over directly to Acting Mayor of Cilegon, Drs. H. Edi Ariadi, M.Si in his office and witnessed by various stakeholders from Cilegon.
Humanitarian aid for people impacted will divided through two phase, Initial phase and long-term phase. The initial phase or emergency phase are channeled through Cilegon City Government and Indonesian Red Cross, by focusing to cater the pressing needs first. The long-term phase would be under the recovery process, where CAP will cooperate with Habitat for Humanity to build temporary shelter and sanitary facilities such are toilet and bathroom.
On 22 December 2018, tsunami hit the coastal region of Anyer and Banten. In response to the disaster, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk's employees swiftly collect donations to support pressing needs in the impacted area. The CSR team went directly to impacted locations, assessed the tsunami’s survivor needs, distribute staple needs such are food, hygiene kit, baby and toddler needs and medicines. Hoped this assistance can ease the burden and provide support to help the Anyer and Banten civilians reorganize their life after this disaster.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk would like to extend the deepest condolences to those affected by the tsunami which occured in Anyer and Lampung, on Saturday, 22 December 2018, at 21.27 local time. The company would like to let you know that the plant is operating as normal. Some of the plant facilities sustained a minor injury.
There is no casualty or injury to our employees. As of now, the company continues to gather information of all employees and monitor the development in the plant and the immediate areas.
The company is committed to help those affected in Anyer to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the disaster. Sending prayers for all of us.
On 27 December 2018 PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia (SMI), a subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, received Green category for Corporate Performance Rating Program in Environmental Management (PROPER) in Bidakara, Jakarta. This award was handed-over by Ibu Siti Nurbaya Bakar, Minister of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia to Bapak Syafri Rustam, GM Styrene Production SMI. The green category of PROPER received by SMI is an improvement from Blue category attained in 2017. This year PROPER evaluation resulted with 155 out of 1906 companies awarded with green category. SMI will continue to maintain and improve this achievement and committed to preserve environment through water conservation, energy efficiency, emission reduction, waste management and further contribute to biodiversity.
Teachers hold very important part in the survival of civilization, due to their prominent role in passing down education from generation to generation. PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk is committed to improve education quality in Banten district. Therefore the company cooperate back with Yayasan Surya Institute to provide training for Junior Highschool Mathematic & Physic Teachers in Serang District. This Batch 2 training held throughout 10 - 14 December 2018 in Hotel Grand Mangku Putra Cilegon, with 130 teachers as participants from 65 Junior High School.
On 17 December 2018, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk signed Export Credit Facility agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and BNP Paribas (Tokyo Branch) for 8 years duration. Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) will provide insurance protection for tranches from BNP Paribas (Tokyo Branch).
This facility will be used to finance the construction of a new 400 KTA polyethylene plant which will increase the company’s total PE production into 736 KTA. Later, this new plant will produce High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), and Metallocene LLDPE (mLLDPE). The operation of the new PE plant will be expected to become a new supply of domestic PE products, whose demand is estimated to reach around 1.4 million TPA and tend to increase along with economic growth.