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CP Foods makes further strides in sustainability

CP Foods will replace fuel source for steam boiler system from coal to biomass in four strategic plants, including Nong Kae's Aquaculture Feed Mill and Mahachai’s Aquaculture Feed Mill.

June 8, 2019

CP Foods will replace fuel source for steam boiler system from coal to biomass in four strategic plants, including Nong Kae's Aquaculture Feed Mill and Mahachai’s Aquaculture Feed Mill.

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) announced “CP Foods Coal Free by the year 2022” project to phasing out coal usage from all its operations in Thailand in response to UN Sustainable Development Goals. The company also reported its sustainability goals 2025’s progress and recent sustainability initiatives.

Mr. Sooksunt Jiumjaiswanglerg, Chief Executive Officer - Agro Industrial Business and Co-President of CP Foods, said the company has a strong commitment to promote an eco-friendly supply chain, reducing carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy in an effort to tackle global warming.

To put the commitment into action, the company recently announced “CP Foods Coal Free by the year 2022”. This project draws to call off coal use in the company’s business units in Thailand. It will significantly reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by more than 70,000 tons CO2e per year. The same policy will be applied to its operations worldwide later on.

CP Foods will replace fuel source for steam boiler system from coal to biomass in 4 strategic plants, including CP Feed Mill Bangna KM.21, Nong Kae's Aquaculture Feed Mill, Mahachai’s Aquaculture Feed Mill and Samutprakan’s Manufacture of Chicken feather meal and Dry Duck feather Processing Plant. CP Foods pledges to reduce GHG emission by 25%, overall energy consumption by 15%, water consumptions by 30% and waste disposal to landfill by 35% by 2025, against a 2015 baseline.

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