On 15 November 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk held an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGMS) followed by a Public Expose 2019. Located at Wisma Barito Pacific, Jakarta, the meeting was attended by the Board of Commissioners and Directors of Chandra Asri.
Throughout the meeting, a merger plan between Chandra Asri and its subsidiary, PBI, was approved. This merger will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the daily business activities of Chandra Asri. There is no work termination of employment because all PT PBI employees will become Chandra Asri employees.
In addition, the shareholders have approved the appointment of Mr. Tanawong Areeratchakul as a new member of the Board of Commissioners, replacing Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop, for the period from the close of the meeting until closing of the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders which will be held in 2021.
On 7 November 2019, the Indonesia Operational Excellence Conference and Award was held again. This event is peak of a whole series of 2019 OPEXCON Project Competition, which is the biggest improvement competition initiated by SHIFT Indonesia and has been held since 2012.
With theme "OPEX 4.0: Process Excellence, People Transformation & Digital Innovation", the event was opened by the Minister of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia (Menkominfo), Mr. Johnny G. Plate. Furthermore, an awarding session was given to appreciate companies for their successful efficiency gains through a process improvement program, ranging from the service industry, manufacturing, and energy sectors which consisted of 78 project topics. In this event, CAP received Silver Award for the two SGAs that were registered.
For the first time, CAP attended Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO) International Conference. The 25th APQO was held on 14-16 October 2019 in Legian (Bali) with the theme "Pursuing Excellence, Futureproofing Sustainability".
One of the agendas of the APQO event was the Award for Contributing to Excellence (ACE). ACE is a competition for teams from the public, non-profit and industry sectors. CAP sent two Small Group Activities (SGA) from the Polymer Plant namely SGA HD Alpha from the Polyethylene Production Department and SGA Block Copo from the Polypropylene Production Department.
The competition was attended by more than 100 teams from 8 Asia Pacific countries divided into five streams. SGA HD Alpha and SGA Block Copo received 3 Stars Award which is the highest award in this competition.
On 23-26 September 2019, the 44th International Convention in QC Circle (ICQCC) event was held again and this time it was held in Tokyo, Japan with the theme "Creating a Future Future through TQM and QC Circle Activities". The topic of discussion at ICQCC 2019 is about Manufacturing, Service Public Sector, Healthcare and Education.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk and Styrindo Mono Indonesia (SMI), a subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, received the Gold Award which is the highest ranking in this event. This achievement motivated the CAP team, SMI and other SGA members to improve their problem solving abilities at work.
On 21 September 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk participated again in World Clean Up Day 2019. 100 CAP volunteers joined in cleaning up waste at the Mangrove Nature Park, Pantai Indah Kapuk, North Jakarta.
In this clean action activity, the volunteers are not only collect waste but also do sorting to minimize the pile of waste which dumps to the landfill. After being sorted according to the categories, the collected plastic waste will be sent to the waste bank for recycling. With the enthusiasm of all volunteers, 675.37 kg of waste was collected at this location.
On 20 September 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk was named the Top Community Care Company in Asia in the 2019 Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards in Bangkok, Thailand. The award, which was initiated by the Mors Group, appreciated individuals and corporations in the Asian region in two broad categories; Leadership and Sustainability. Entering the Sustainability category, Chandra Asri championed the Cisiram Village Renovation (Bedah Kampung) and Plastic Road program and was successfully selected along with seven other companies in the Top Community Care sub-category. Through this award, Chandra Asri greatly emphasized its role and commitment to grow together with the community by becoming a reliable partner for all its stakeholders.