PTT Global Chemicals

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Bangkok, Thailand
Brands and Associated Companies:
Global Green Chemicals, ENVICCO, PTTGC America Corporation, PTT Phenol Company Limited

Climate Lobbying Overview: PTT Global Chemical appears to be lobbying positively on climate change policy in Thailand, albeit with limited engagement. Notably, the company supports the creation of an Emissions Trading Scheme in Thailand applicable to all sectors.

Top-line Messaging on Climate Policy: PTT Global Chemical appears to broadly support top-line ambition on climate change. In January 2021, CEO Dr. Kongkrapan Intarajang supported the goals of the UN Paris Agreement. On PTT Global Chemical’s corporate website, accessed in August 2021, the company also advocated for cost-effective "short, medium, and long-term government policy" to support the transition to a low-carbon economy. In the company’s 2019 Sustainability Report, published in February 2020, the company advocated for limiting warming to 2°C.

Engagement with Climate-Related Regulations: PTT Global Chemical appears to have limited, yet positive, engagement with climate change regulations in Thailand. In the company’s 2020 CDP Climate Change response, the company advocated for the creation of an emissions trading scheme in Thailand to apply to all sectors, following its participation in the voluntary Thailand Emissions Trading Scheme. On PTT Global Chemical’s corporate website in April 2021, it stated support for the Thai government’s renewable energy policy, and in its 2020 Sustainability Report, the company reported that it had advocated for Thailand’s GHG reduction goal.

Positioning on Energy Transition: PTT Global Chemical has limited engagement on policies relating to the energy mix, but the company appears to broadly support the energy transition. In an interview in December 2020, CEO Dr. Kongkrapan Intarajang was supportive of the transition to a low carbon economy.

Industry Association Governance: PTT Global Chemical has limited disclosure relating to its membership to industry associations, as InfluenceMap has only found disclosed information in profiles of senior management in its 2020 Annual Report. PTT Global Chemical appears to have an indirect relationship with one industry association on the InfluenceMap system, the International Council of Chemical Associations through a joint venture, HMC Polymers, which is a member of the Responsible Care Management Committee of Thailand (RCMCT) Chemical Industry Club. The company has not published a review of alignment with industry associations.

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How to Read our Relationship Score Map

In this section, we depict graphically the relationships the corporation has with trade associations, federations, advocacy groups and other third parties who may be acting on their behalf to influence climate change policy. Each of the columns above represents one relationship the corporation appears to have with such a third party. In these columns, the top, dark section represents the strength of the relationship the corporation has with the influencer. For example if a corporation's senior executive also held a key role in the trade association, we would deem this to be a strong relationship and it would be on the far left of the chart above, with the weaker ones to the right. Click on these grey shaded upper sections for details of these relationships. The middle section contains a link to the organization score details of the influencer concerned, so you can see the details of its climate change policy influence. Click on the middle sections for for details of the trade associations. The lower section contains the organization score of that influencer, the lower the more negatively it is influencing climate policy.