Climate Resilience and Energy
Acute impacts of climate change and global warming necessitate collaboration worldwide in effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and deploying innovations for carbon removal. SCG thus sets greenhouse gas mitigation target in support with the Paris Agreement’s ambition goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and net zero in 2050. Our efforts are subject to strict business governance and execution in line with international norms among all business units working to achieve the target. SCG has integrated Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in business strategy.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
Climate change issue is one of top 3 of SCG materiality. SCG has integrated TCFD into business strategy since 2019. SCG has reviewed TCFD elements across existing structures and performances, such as governance structure, sustainable development strategy, risk management and target related KPI. SCG also identifies, assesses and manages climate-related risks.
SCG has integrated climate change and related issues, including TCDF, in SCG managing structures from top management to operations business; The Board of Directors, President & CEO, SCG Sustainable Development Committee (SDC), SCG Climate Change & Energy Committee, SCG Risk Management Committee, and business units.
- Board will decide the company direction including overall climate change strategy and cascade to management team leading by President & CEO
- President & CEO leads ambition all business units to net zero by setting short term, medium term and long term plan to align with Paris Agreement and countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC). President & CEO supports investments and economic instruments; Internal Carbon Pricing (ICP) to encourage environmental investment projects.
- SCG SDC provides global trends, ESG, SD framework, networking, such as WBCSD, UNGC, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, GCCA and monitoring all SCG performances related to climate change & TCFD.
- SCG Climate Change & Energy Committee is responsible to climate change and energy issues, set up climate strategy, net zero pathway, transition risk, physical risk and adaptation plan, R&D GHG reduction, collaborating with global and local networks for new technologies such as CCU/S, Energy storage, Hydrogen energy sources.
- SCG Risk Management Committee creates risk culture, risk scenario which potential impacts to SCG.
SCG has announced new climate ambition to new zero 2050, now SCG has joined Science Based Target (SBT) and analyzed climate scenarios to well below 2C (WB2C).
SCG has identified climate change as top 3 of enterprise materiality. SCG Climate Change and Energy Committee is responsible to set up and propose to president & CEO and board of directors. SCG foresees both climate-related risks and opportunities over the short term (2025), medium term (2030) and long term (2050).
- Increase the share of biomass and renewables to replace fossil fuel.
- Improve or modify process and equipment to enhance energy efficiency.
- Research and development (R&D) of technology to achieve Net Zero in 2050.
- Develop products, services and solutions that reduce emissions across the value chain.
- Apply economic tools to promote greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction.
- Forestation and rehabilitation of terrestrial forest, mangrove and seagrass as carbon sink.
- Awareness raising on energy conservation and climate resilience among employees and contractors.
- Implement Internal Carbon Pricing (ICP) at 25 USD/ton CO2 for investment, which reduce GHG scope 1 and 2.
SCG has set up process to identify, assess both transition risks and physical risks. SCG can see the risks and opportunities,
- Risks such as regulation change, trade barrier, water flooding, water scarcity, customer’s environmental needs, and stakeholder expectations.
- Opportunities such as new green technologies, new low carbon products such as low clinker cement content, new low carbon investments and businesses such as solar, biomass power plant, energy storage.
SCG has implement process to identify, assess and manage climate-related issues; physical risks, transition risks and adaptation plan as existing, medium term and long term. SCG has risk assessment system to all operation sites to evaluate all risks including climate change such as water flooding, water scarcity. This system is required to review at least quarterly or any significant changes.
Metrics and Targets
SCG has disclosed GHG scope 1 and 2 annually in SCG Sustainability Report and on SCG website. SCG has collect and disclose GHG Scope 3 in line with GHG scope 3 protocol WBCSD/WRI or related sectoral protocol.
- Net Zero in 2050
- By 2030, reduce GHG emissions by 20% from the base year of 2020.
- By 2025, reduce Energy Consumption by 13% compared with business as usual (BAU) from the base year of 2007.
2021 Performance (Metric)
- Greenhouse gas emission reduction by 2.66% from the base year of 2020
- Energy consumption reduction by 7.13% compared with BAU from the base year of 2007
- Portion of Alternative Fuel by 14.8%
SCG develops “Green Supply Chain” for logistics sustainability towards customer, community and transportation contractors through enterprise-wide adoption of Total Quality Management system. In addition to wining the Deming Prize, the undertaking results in GHG emissions reduction of 8,000 tons of CO2 per year from 38 million tons of freight.
We apply as core principle Backhaul Logistics Operation to manage rounds of freight trucks, and reducing running on empty trip, while using multi-modal approach to manage big lot haulage to improve efficiency.