On 29 July 2020, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk held a socialization about Clean and Healthy Behavior in an effort to tackle COVID-19 for community of Kampung Cilodan, Gunung Sugih Sub-District, Ciwandan District. This socialization aims to increase the awareness and understanding of citizens regarding the steps that can be taken to prevent the chain of transmission of COVID-19 in the community.
Activities carried out by applying the COVID-19 protocol, including mandatory use of masks for the participants, arrangement seats with distance, as well as checking the temperature and use of hand sanitizers before entering the place. In addition to the socialization activities, spraying disinfectant was also carried out in the area of the Kampung Cilodan area, both at public facilities, as well as in the houses of community.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk is collaborating with Siemens and Bentley to carry out a comprehensive digital transformation in line with the vision of the Indonesian government to realize industry 4.0. The first digital twin system in the petrochemical industry in Indonesia, will be implemented at the Chandra Asri plant.
Chandra Asri's petrochemical complex will have a twin digital system that uses automation for operational data, asset documentation and information management systems. This increases operational efficiency and ensuring data accuracy that will be used in decision making by management in the plant area. This digital twin development will take place in phases, from 2020 – 2025, and will include digital transformation of Chandra Asri's second petrochemical complex which is currently under construction.
As a company that promotes the principle of sustainability, on 22 July 2020, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk together with MUI Banten Province signed a Memorandum of Understanding as a form of cooperation in donating thin-wall plastic containers as sacrificial meat packaging. Located at the MUI Banten Office, Serang, the collaboration was carried out in implementing innovative food containers that can be reused, recycled, hygienic, and halal certified.
Chandra Asri collaborated with PT Dadap Plasindo, a plastic packaging product manufacturers in Indonesia, to produce thin-wall plastic packaging that can be used as a container in the distribution of sacrificial meat. Through this donation, 65,250 pieces of plastic containers were distributed by MUI to eight districts and cities in Banten.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk is continuing its commitment to actively assist the government in handling COVID-19. On 2 July 2020 at the BPBD Cilegon, Banten, the company provided 500 FluQuadri influenza vaccines for medical workers to protect them from the virus transmission. The assistance was delivered through the COVID-19 Task Force of Cilegon City, which will be distributed by the Health Service to all Community Health Centers in the city. These vaccines are expected to increase the immunity of the medical staff who make direct contact with COVID-19 patients.
Continuing its commitment as a growth partner for the government, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk together with members of DPD RI Prof. Dr. Hj. Sylviana Murni, S.H., M.Si collaborated to provide a social assistance package in the form of 2.5 kg of rice to 1200 orange forces in Jakarta on 25 May 2020. The assistance was delivered together with the Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta Ir. H. Ahmad Riza Patria, M.B.A., and Head of DKI Jakarta Environment Agency Ir. H. Andono Warih, M.Sc.
This assistance was provided as a form of appreciation to the orange forces who continue their duties amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This donation is expected to help their daily needs.
As a growth partner for the government, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk is committed to supporting adequate facilities and infrastructure to implement Clean and Healthy Behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. On 20 May 2020, Chandra Asri and PT Penguin Indonesia donated 50 water tanks to the Cilegon City Government. The donation was also distributed to Government agencies at the sub-district and urban village levels, the Police Department, as well as several places of worship and schools in Cilegon. Through this donation, community discipline in maintaining personal hygiene is expected to be realized, so that the spread of COVID-19 could be reduced.