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SCG to apply circular economy in RI units

  • Dewanti A. Wardhani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, July 12 2018   /  03:02 am

Diversified Thai conglomerate SCG plans to implement the concept of the circular economy in its operations in Indonesia after having successfully applied it at home.Currently, SCG operations in Indonesia consist of more than 20 companies in several business units, including SCG Cement, SCG Building Materials, SCG Chemicals and SCG Packaging.SCG president and CEO Roongrote Rangsiyopash said the company planned to expand its operations in Indonesia at its SCG Chemicals unit while putting forth the concept of the circular economy, similar to its ongoing expansion in Vietnam.“Our expansion in Indonesia will basically follow the same trend [as Vietnam]; on one hand, we will expand value creation from an economic standpoint, but at the same time making sure that our product and services are suitable to the concept of the circular economy,” Rangsiyopash said recently on the sidelines of the...