Sustainable Development

Operations in line with environmental good governance

IRPC Public Company Limited emphasizes the importance of quality system management, safety, occupational health, and the environment. This is applied throughout the company's operational areas so as to enable the organization’s sustainable development while balancing its business and social initiatives through an adherence to environmental good governance.

Rule of Law

Operate in line with the law and regulations while perceiving the QSHE as the primary standard.
  1. Submitting environmental progress reports to relevant government offices every six months and will be publicly available online through Office of Natural Resources Environmental Policy and Planning’s website (http://eia.onep.go.th/index.php) (Thai version only). Click here for UHV Project Monitoring Report.
  2. Reporting the details of the amount of waste produced to all relevant government offices every year.
  3. Consistently monitoring the industrial hygiene and environment of operational areas.
  4. Conducting social, environmental and health impact studies for all projects which are within scope as part of the process to prepare the EIA reports, which are required by law and which must be prepared in compliance with the criteria, methodology, regulations and guidelines for EIA report preparation under the Notification of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and other relevant laws.
During 2012-2017, IRPC and its affiliates had prepared Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA). There are 9 projects, which have been approved by a committee of experts, the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning. 8 of which had to prepare EIA, while one project had to submit EHIA. Details are as described below;


  Type of Industry Project Title URL
EIA Industrial Estate Rayong Industrial Estate (Ban Khai) Click
Petrochemical Industry Propylene Compound Project Click
Petroleum Transportation Pipeline Natural Gas Pipeline for IRPC Industrial Park Project Click
Power Plant Muang Rayong Combined heat and power project (CHP2) Click
Petroleum transportation pipeline Natural gas pipeline for Muang Rayong combined heat and power project Click
Office A new Rayong office project  
Refinery UHV project Click
Petrochemical Industry Expandable Polystyrene Plant Project Click
EHIA
Industrial estate IRPC industrial park expansion project  

Ethics

Ensuring the rightness, giving back to society, treating employees fairly, and promoting mutual development among people.
  1. Setting up IRPC learning centres in communities.
  2. Mobile medical projects to provide check-up services for local people every year.
  3. Annual medical check-up for employees.
  4. Treating employees equally in terms of employment, job development and occupational progress.
  5. Medical services for communities through the "Pan Nam Jai Clinic" (medical clinic) campaign
  6. Disseminating medical knowledge for local people.
  7. Projects which provide occupational support for communities.
  8. Voluntary projects.

Transparency

Focusing on rightness and information disclosure.
  1. Installing a "display board" so that local people can monitor air quality results.
  2. Holding an "open house" so that relevant officials from local communities and government offices can make an interval visit.

Participation

Giving an opportunity for employees and stakeholders to propose new ideas for formulating preventive measures.
  1. Public hearings for stakeholders to propose new ideas.
  2. Setting up multilateral committees to help propose, plan and create mutual understanding between the organisation, communities and all relevant government offices.
  3. Creating a good working environment and listening to the opinions of employees.

Accountability

Recognizing the importance of Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR), and attending to all public problems, as well as taking responsibility for all results of the company's actions.
  1. A process to address complaints and solve problems as soon as they occur.
  2. Increasing green areas in communities in which the company operates to create a better, more beautiful and safer working environment.

Sustainability

Maximizing the benefits of limited resources, using high quality materials, offering high quality products and services that are able to compete with competitors in the global arena, and developing and maintaining sustainable natural resources.
  1. Campaigns to build a mindset of preserving resources among employees.
  2. Energy preservation projects.
  3. Water preservation and water management projects.
  4. Campaigns to preserve river basins and mangrove forests.
  5. Quality and systematic management in line with the international standards, including ISO 9001, ISO14001, TIS/BS, OHSAS 18001, ISO/IEC17025, and ISO 50001.