PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited or GC is committed to participate and responsibilities as we grow our business by balancing our impact on Thailand's economy, society, and environment. To help achieve this, we contribute to national and international associations that support industries and the country in improving economic, environmental, and social dimensions for sustainable growth.

GC contributes to associations and organizations to help them in their mission of creating and supporting public policies and regulations. These associations and organizations assist policymakers by sharing information from external sources, research, and visions regarding sustainable growth for Thailand, different industries, health and safety, reducing environmental impact, and implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Name of Organization Type of Organization Total Amount Paid (THB)
2017 2018 2019
1. Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) Trade Association
1,121,902
1,212,039
1,217,873
2. Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) Tax-exempt group
1,229,982
1,229,982
1,326,321
3. The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I.) Trade Association
241,820
241,000
3,635,170
4. Oil industry Environmental Safety Group Association (IESG) Trade Association
845,000
1,004,000
1,022,000
5. Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD) Trade Association
250,000
250,000
250,000
6. Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) Trade Association
500,000
500,000
500,000
7. Thai National Shippers' Council Trade Association
25,000
25,000
26,750
8. The Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand Trade Association
42,590
40,000
39,590
9. Community Partnership Association Trade Association
7,773,588
7,042,000
7,524,043
10. Thai Bioplastics Industry Association Trade Association
10,000
10,000
10,000
11. Plastics Institute Of Thailand  Trade Association
1,000,000
-
2,000,000
12. The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking  Trade Association
20,000
-
-
13. CSR Club Trade Association
50,000
-
-
14. Anti-Corruption Foundation Trade Association
-
3,000,000
3,000,000
  Total
13,109,882
14,554,021
20,551,748

Note:

1 In 2020, there was special event organized by F.T.I that require support from GC.
2 No contribution is required for participating in The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking. However, in 2017 GC contributed to support the joint meeting between France and Thailand.
3 In 2017, GC made additional contribution for special event organized by CSR Club.

During 2017 to 2020, GC made monetary contributions to thirteen trade associations and one tax-exempt group. GC does not have any contributions to lobbying organization; interest representation; local, regional or national political campaigns/candidate; and other (spending related to ballot measures, referendums, etc.).

The top five trade associations and tax-exempt groups that GC contributed in 2020 were:

For the top two issues or topics related to policy influence activities that GC contributed in 2019 were as follows:

Issue or Topic Description of Position / Engagement
1.Support a development of sustainable petroleum and petrochemical industries GC has been participating and providing contribution to various trade associations that focus on the development and enhancing a sustainable growth for all industries. This includes, but not limited to, setting up national policy, introducing new technologies that could reduce our operational impact to the environment, and promoting safety. GC has been playing a role as a supporter in setting up the national policies and regulations. This is to ensure that GC will operate in accordance with the laws and regulations that are comparable to international practices and those regulations will generate benefit to all industries.
2.Responsible business operation, especially in social and environmental dimensions GC has set a clear position of becoming a leader in responsible business operation and raw material consumption. Consequently, GC contribution in these trade associations fosters our ambition in the integration of Circular Economy into our existing business, responsible consumption, environmental care, and social responsibility.