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CPC Double-wins in the Prestigious Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards

08 Oct 2020

CPC has won the "Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards "(AREA) and won double awards. CPC participated in the AREA for the first time. This year, it stood out from more than 200 participating companies throughout 19 countries in Asia, and won the "Circular Economy Leadership Category" and the "Investment in People Category"; CPC’s carbon reduction achievements were also awarded the Carbon Champion Certificate. This award is CPC’s international sustainability recognition following the “2019 Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards” (ACES) that CPC won an international award for the second time. It shows that CPC's business achievements have been highly recognized by professional organizations at home and abroad. It also symbolizes that CPC is going international, and that CPC is being seen by Asia and the world.


Organized by Enterprise Asia, one of the leading non-governmental organization for responsible entrepreneurship in Asia, the AREA aims to recognize and honor Asian businesses and leaders for championing sustainable and socially responsible business practices. The award categories are Social Empowerment, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Green Leadership, Corporate Governance, Circular Economy Leadership and Responsible Business Leadership. Through the award ceremony, this unique opportunity has provided over 600 attendees to interconnect and celebrate virtually. Due to the impact of the COVID-19, the organizer held Asia Corporate Social Responsibility Award (AREA) 2020 virtual ceremony and the 6th International CSR & Sustainability Summit 2020 via video on September 23th. CPC received the awards online. A total of 81 projects and business leaders across Asia were selected as recipients of the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020 (AREA), which was an increase of 27% from last year. Widely regarded as the gold standard for CSR and sustainability practice, this year’s award ceremony was organized virtually due to the unprecedented global healthcare crisis. A diversity of industries and leading organizations from all over the region received the AREA, demonstrating a continued dedication to responsible business practices despite the pandemic.


CPC won the "Circular Economy Leadership Award" for "cold drainage recycling". Since 2005, the company has provided clean and low temperature of cold drainage to the Kaohsiung Yongan Fishpond free of charge. Cold drainage is filtered and cleansed three times before being discharged to create a quality environment for the grouper, reduce the possibility of diseases, and thus enhance output. Therefore, aquafarm owners call the cold drainage as diamond water. The company has benefited the local fishermen and helped organized the Yongan Grouper Festival every year. The high-quality grouper competition promotes the characteristics of the local industry with practical actions. Green Technology Research Institute of the company further utilizes the advantages of cold drainage, and cooperates with four sectors of production, government, academia and private sector to carry out the cultivation of seaweed, sea fungus, sea urchin, abalone, and develop food, sea fungus gift boxes, and health care medical products. The company established the best model of mutual benefit, symbiosis and common prosperity.


The "Investment in People Award" commends CPC’s long-term commitment to nurturing talents in the professional field. The company cherishes talents and continues to cultivate new seeds for the industry. In the future, through the practice of organization learning and the application of new technologies, it will link both the industry and academia, to continuously improve the quality of professional training and develop innovative ideas. The company will focus on collaborative research with the government and academia to establish benchmarks for talent training in the energy and petrochemical industry. Adhering to the vision of “a safe, clean and internationally competitive integrated energy enterprise”, the company continues to apply advanced technologies to its business and spares no effort. The company will continue to strengthen personnel training in related fields, enhance the strength of big data analysis and promote industrial transformation. Furthermore, CPC has reduced more than 1.48 million metric tons of GHG emissions in the past eight years. The carbon reduction effect has been outstanding. Therefore, the organizer has also awarded the Carbon Champion Certificate to CPC.


CPC received double awards for participating in the AREA for the first time. Sharing the excellence and pride of CPC through the international award-winning platform will further encourage CPC to continue to promote sustainable development in the future, and strive to gain international recognition and build a high-quality image of the company.