Environmental Management Policy

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CP ALL Public Company Limited and its subsidiaries are committed to sustainable business operations based on environmental responsibility. By recognizing and giving importance to minimizing environmental impacts from its business operations, products and services, the Company has formulated a policy to develop manufacturing processes and create innovation in order to minimize environmental impacts which may occur. The Company has specified goals for efficient use of natural resources and minimizing use of limited energy resources. Plans and measures have been made to join in solving the challenging climate change situation; campaigning against deforestation; promoting efficient water management; and protecting the ecosystem and biodiversity.

The Company fully recognizes its responsibility to the environment and has aligned its business policy in accordance with environmental laws and regulations, international standards, and sustainability standards. For continuous development following the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) by joining the UN Global Compact, the Company has strong commitment to uphold responsibility to the environment as stated in the UN Global Compact’s Principle No. 7, 8 and 9, respectively, with details as follows:

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

2020 Environmental Management Targets

  • 10% Reduction of greenhouse gas emission per production unit by 2020
    compares to the baseline of 2015
  • 10% Reduction of water consumption per production unit by 2020 compared to the baseline of 2015

Having been aware of the risks and impacts caused by climate change and the deterioration of limited natural
resource, in addition to its recognition of increased competitive advantage and business opportunities from active environmental efforts and natural capital management, such as energy efficiency per production unit, clean technology, and energy saving technologies, the Company has announced its Environmental Management Policy. The policy is applicable to all subsidiaries, addressing the communication and strengthening of engagement to ascertain adherence to the guideline of good practice throughout the entire corporate value chain. The aforementioned policy establishes guidelines for both material issues on environmental management,
which include Climate Change and Water Stewardship.

Operations guided through the policy kick-start multitude efforts in environmental management, as well as scale up notable environmental management performance. Participation by employees, subsidiaries, and stakeholders in environmental management is another issue the Company prioritizes in order to ensure dissemination of happiness and sustainable environmental conservation efforts to the wider public. Examples of environmental management efforts implemented by the Company To achieve the target, the Company has developed a corporate-level strategy. One of the key strategies, “7 Go Green”, has been in operation since 2011. The scope of the strategy, focusing on activities related to retailing of 7-Eleven and product distribution, follows the “7 Go Green” pillars:

1.GREENStores
We are committed to being the model energy-saving convenience store. Our stores are designed to be environmentally friendly and energy-efficient through the application of modern technology, innovations, and a variety of management approaches to promote efficient energy management.

2.GREENLogistics
The Company is incorporating Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), one of the most internationally recognized standard, for the development and design of distribution centers across the country, For transportation and distribution of products, the Company is committed to uphold energy management as a priority through the Reduction of Pollution fromProduct Transportation Project, managing the reduction in transportation time.

3.GREENPackaging
Principle to mitigate environmental
impacts generated from packaging. This was achieved though a reduction of natural resources consumption and
post-consumption waste generation. โดยบริษัทมีนโยบายให้นำแนวคิด 3R (Reduce – Reuse – Recycle) มาใช้ในการทำงานและจัดให้มี Environmental Friendly Packaging Project is a project under the 2016-2022 timeframe.

4.GREENLiving
The Company is aware of the lifestyle of consumers and employees who take into consideration environmental impacts. As consumers are the key stakeholders driving environmental management, the Company has started to encourage consumers’ behavior change. This was achieved by promotion of environmentally friendly consumption, such as reduction of plastic bag usage through the ‘Kid-Tung, Kid-Tung’ (Think Bags) campaign.