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 2020
1. Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) Trade Association
1,121,902
1,212,039
1,217,873
1,700,000
2. Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) Tax-exempt group
1,229,982
1,229,982
1,326,321
1,300,000
3. The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I.) Trade Association
241,820
241,000
3,635,1701
531,000
4. Oil industry Environmental Safety Group Association (IESG) Trade Association
845,000
1,004,000
1,022,000
3,828,000
5. Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD) Trade Association
250,000
250,000
250,000
250,000
6. Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) Trade Association
400,000
500,000
500,000
500,000
7. Thai National Shippers' Council Trade Association
25,000
25,000
26,750
25,000
8. The Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand Trade Association
14,980
40,000
39,590
  
37,000
9. Community Partnership Association Trade Association
7,773,588
7,042,000
7,524,043
6,565,400
10. Thai Bioplastics Industry Association Trade Association
10,000
10,000
10,000
10,000
11. Plastics Institute Of Thailand  Trade Association
1,000,000
0
2,000,000
0
12. The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking  Trade Association
20,0002
0
0
0
13. CSR Club Trade Association
50,0003
0
0
0
14. Anti-Corruption Foundation Trade Association
0
3,000,000
3,000,000
2,000,000
  Total
12,982,272
14,554,021
20,551,748
16,746,400

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, in the total amount of 64,834,441 THB, and 16,746,400 THB in 2020. 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.).

In 2020, the top five trade associations and tax-exempt groups that GC contributed were:

For the top two issues or topics related to policy influence activities that GC contributed in 2020 were as follows:

Issue or Topic Description of Position / Engagement Total spending in FY 2020 (THB)
1. Support a development of sustainable petroleum and petrochemical industries GC has provided support to various sustainable petroleum and petrochemical industries through a number of contribution means. These investments extends to both trade associations and tax-exempt group (e.g. Petroleum Institute of Thailand, The Federation of Thai Industries, Oil industry Environmental Safety Group Association, Thai National Shippers' Council, Community Partnership Association, and Thai Bioplastics Industry). The primary objective of these groups is to focus on the advancement and enhancement of sustainable development for all industry, with their focus towards the petroleum and petrochemical industries. Such activity includes, but not limited to, establishing sustainable and appropriate national policies, introducing emerging technologies that can minimize environmental and social impacts during operation, and encouraging occupation and community health and safety. GC, as a private sector, has continue to influence and support instituting sustainable national policies and regulations. Ultimately, GC must proactively adjust their operation in accordance of the approved laws and regulations, comparable to international best practices. These regulations will generate benefit to all industries. 12,259,400
2. Responsible business operation, especially in social and environmental dimensions GC vision ourselves in becoming a sector global leader in responsible business operation and raw material consumption. As part of this objective, GC has support and contribute towards these various trade associations (e.g. Oil Spill Response Limited, The Federation of Thai Industries, Oil industry Environmental Safety Group Association, Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development, Community Partnership Association and Thai Bioplastics Industry Association). This is in hope to execute development plans in Thailand with the highest standards of environmental and social performance (e.g. Eco Industry Town, Circular Economy). 12,884,400