CPF revised up its sustainability goals for 2020

General Press Releases Wednesday May 2, 2018 16:03
Bangkok--2 May--CPF
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) revised up target of natural resources and waste disposal reduction for 2020. As it current performance was already went beyond its previous target.

"We have made significant progress beyond our expectation so far, especially in the area of energy consumption. Therefore, CPF is putting more effort to demonstrate its commitment in taking on environmental and social issue in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG)" Mr. Charubutr Kirdudom, Assistant Vice President of CPF, said.

The revised plan focus on 4 major aspects including; Energy consumption, Greenhouse gases (GHG) emission, water withdrawal and waste disposal to landfill.

Within 2020, CPF will cut energy and water consumptions by 5.77 billion mega joules and 69 million cubic meters as well as reducing GHG emission and waste disposal to landfill by 490,000 ton of carbon dioxide and 12,000 tons respectively.

Under the new targets, CPF is to reduce energy consumption and GHG Emission per production unit by 15% (Previously, 5%) while it commits to reduce water consumption and waste disposal to landfill and incineration by 25% (Previously, 10%) and 30% respectively when compared to the base year 2015.

The impressive performance last year were made by the continuous development of energy saving and energy efficiency projects as well as applying 4Rs principle in the production process.
Mr. Charubutr added the environmental impact from operation is the company's main concern. It always constantly innovate and develop the way to minimize the environmental footprint throughout the product chain.
The key projects are Cooling and Air Conditioning System Efficiency Improvement Project, and Highly Efficient Motor Project.
The sustainability data for 2017 performance is now available on CPF's 2017 Sustainability Report and corporate website.

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