PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, or GC is Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical and refining conglomerate, manufacturing and distributing upstream, intermediate, and downstream petrochemical products. GC provides high-quality petrochemical and chemical products to a wide range of customers and operates within eight business areas. The company has a total petrochemical and chemical production capacity of 11.28 million tons per year, with a crude and condensate refining throughput capacity of 280,000 barrels per day.
GC recognizes the importance of investing to expand its business into performance and specialty chemicals as it shifts from producing raw materials for consumer goods to producing high-value products that require advanced manufacturing technology. GC ranks among the top ten in ethylene production capacity in Asia. The company is committed to strengthening its leading position in the chemicals business by combining environmentally friendly innovations with advanced technologies to develop products to improve people’s lives. GC strives to continually create steady and sustainable growth by being competitive and prominent in the industry and investing in countries with high growth potential. The company was rated Number One in the World for Sustainability in the DJSI Chemicals Sector in 2020.
PTTGC has received awards and recognitions from the following organizations:
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
GC was recently rated number one in the world for sustainability in the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) chemicals sector for the second consecutive year. GC also ranked among the top 10 companies in the DJSI World Index and the DJSI Emerging Markets Index for the eighth consecutive year. These rankings reflect GC’s commitment to applying a sustainable approach to driving its business by balancing three dimensions, the economy, environment and society under its principles of good corporate governance. GC’s operations support and are in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of Thailand and the world.
GC passed the evaluation criteria of FTSE and remains a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series for the sixth consecutive year. This demonstrates commitments in taking responsibilities on a basis of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
The Asset Awards
GC received two awards from the Asset Awards 2019, which were Platinum Award for ESG and Best CEO Award from The Asset magazine, a regional leading financial magazine.
UN Global Compact LEAD
GC is a signatory to UN Global Compact and it is the only one company in Thailand that has been recognized as Global Compact LEAD among other 37 organizations across the world.
MSCI ESG Rating
GC has been ranked as the world number five in the Commodity Chemicals sector for the BBB level assessment by MSCI. The assessment represents that GC has run the operations in accordance with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles.
Carbon Disclosure Project
GC has been rated environmental management in climate change management at Leadership Level (A-List) by CDP.