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1 June 2021

Biodiversity and Ecosystem

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystem in global sustainability has re-emerged prominent in recent years due to biodiversity losses resulting from human activities and impacting the equilibrium of nature and livelihoods of mankind. On our part, SCG has relentlessly implemented efforts in biodiversity and environmental conservation, through sustainable management approach and applying international indicators to benchmark what we have done, with a view to making SCG a role model in biodiversity conservation.

Target

Cement-Building Materials Business

  • Net Positive Impact after closure of the first quarry in 2052
  • Similarity Index in rehabilitated quarry area must equal to buffer zone at higher than 60% within 2022

Packaging Business

  • Having biodiversity conservation area certified by FSC standard of at least 10% of agroforestry area

Strategy

  • Sustainable management of biodiversity benchmarked to international indicators.
  • Be a role model of biodiversity conservation and extend the effort to other areas.
  • Engage communities and stakeholders on the cause of biodiversity conservation.

2020 Performance

Cement-Building Materials Business: Progress for 4 quarries in Thailand

  • Biodiversity Baseline Data 100%,
  • Biodiversity Management Plan 100%,
  • Rehabilitated area 109 ha for non-operated area, rehabilitated area accounts to 7.67 % of total open-quarry area.

Packaging Business

  • FFSC certified area of 6,029 rai, equivalent to 22% of agroforestry area