Short-term Target (2019)

Reduce NOx emissions intensity by

percent

based on BAUs, compared to base year (2013)

Reduce SOx emissions intensity by

percent

based on BAUs, compared to base year (2013)

Reduce VOCs emissions intensity

percent

based on BAUs, compared to base year (2013)

Long-term Target

Reduce NOx emissions intensity by

percent

based on BAUs, within 2023 compared to base year (2013)

• Reduce SOx emissions intensity by

percent

based on BAUs, within 2023 compared to base year (2013)

• Reduce VOCs emissions intensity by

percent

based on BAUs, within 2023 compared to base year (2013)

Challenges and Opportunities

Regarding the company’s target to invest in petrochemical projects in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project area, which is considered as the largest special economic zone in ASEAN. This may cause concerns especially in air pollution issues. Thus, in order to combat the Air Pollutions challenge,

GC has conducted proactive air quality management plan for both inside and outside factory’s area that may be affected by its activities as well as apply innovation and advanced environmental friendly technology to control air quality at the required standards and constantly improve air quality control system.

Air Emissions Reduction Process

GC focuses on air quality management within the organization and surrounding communities. Hence, GC has established air quality management plan to control air quality at the required standards and constantly improving the air quality control system of the company. With clear target setting, continuous air quality measuring and monitoring, GC is committed to operate in compliance with regulations, while building trust among stakeholders.

GC prioritizes on reducing the impact of air emissions, especially the reduction of diffusion and leakage of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from the production process. Consequently, GC has developed and improved the efficiency of production process, as well as set up monitoring plan and constantly perform a maintenance on machines and related equipment. In addition, GC has also selected advanced and high-performance equipment and technologies, in order to minimize the impact on the environment and the health of our operators and surrounding communities.GC has also prepared VOCs Inventory for using as a database for management of VOCs reduction projects.GC has been well aware of the impact of air quality that may has on the environment, thus GC has conducted air quality management projects, such as Green Turnaround within its factories and surrounding areas, which may be affected by its activities, in order to control air quality within the standard. The company has also applied advanced environmental-friendly innovation and technology to continuously improve GC’s air quality control system.

By committing to minimize the impact of climate change, GC plans to terminate the use of ozone depleting substances by replacing R-22 with Non-CFC refrigerants by 2030.

GC’s efforts in controlling and seeking an approach to improve its air quality control system has resulted in a continuous decrease in air pollutions per Tons Production and achieve target in 2020.

Performance of Air Pollution Control

Performance

Target

NOx(kg NOx/ ton production)
SOx(kg SOx/ ton production)
VOCs(kg VOCs/ ton production)