Asahimas Chemical Wins Green PROPER 2019
On January 8, 2020 PT Asahimas Chemical (ASC) received the Green Category Award in the Corporate Performance Rating Program in Environmental Management (PROPER). The award was given directly by Minister of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia, Siti Nurbaya, to Vice President of Asahimas Chemical, Eddy Sutanto, at the Vice-Presidential Palace and also witnessed by Vice-President, Ma'ruf Amin.
This achievement is certainly proof of the company's commitment in managing the environmental management system, energy and water efficiency, and implementing community empowerment programs (CSR).
Eddy Sutanto said that PT ASC always develop the improvement in various thing. For example the application of the latest technology that environment friendly, in addition to produce high quality products it’s also low energy consumption and doesn’t cause pollution / environmental pollution if we compared with other technologies. Furthermore in 2019 PT ASC managed to conserve water 19.3% by recovering waste water from the PVC plant, CA plant, and UTL Plant. PT ASC also managing the reducing emissions, 3R of B3 waste and non-B3 solid waste, and implementing community empowerment programs (CSR). In order to protecting biodiversity, PT ASC is the only Chemical Industry that carries out coral reef rehabilitation in Sangiang Island. Until June 2019, the total of coral reef that had been planted is 1643 seedlings.