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To fulfill its corporate responsibility, CPC has long been dedicated to various environmental protection efforts, including improving wastewater disposal, air pollution, waste treatment, and limiting the contamination of soil and groundwater. CPC implements environmental protection policies, actively prevents pollution, and strengthens the control of the sources of pollution. The company utilizes low- pollution production processes and the latest pollution control facilities. CPC also uses the best available control technology (BACT) and equipment to reduce pollution caused by the production, transportation, and storage processes of its new projects.
Ecological protection with tangible results
In recent years, CPC has further deepened its commitment to ecologically restorative measures that include improving the quality of its petroleum products, reducing energy consumption and waste, and adapting to climate change. Since 1995, all of the company’s business units have introduced the ISO 14001 standard of the environmental management system. As of the end of 2022, 24 business units had received official certification. In response to the global trend, in 2004, CPC deployed an environmental accounting system to improve its environmental protection performance.
In all its development projects, CPC has followed through on commitments written into the respective environmental impact assessments (EIA). It has introduced appropriate environmental              It also maintains a comprehensive monitoring system to protect environmental quality and biological diversity around its facilities. As a result, CPC’s air pollution emissions are better than the quality level stipulated in the current national environmental protection regulations, improving the company’s performance in environmental protection.
Regarding ecology preservation, CPC has set up the Guantang Industrial Park (Port) Ecological Preservation Committee on November 7, 2018, for consultation and review of its environmental protection efforts and achievements, aiming to achieve the goals of marine environmental conservation and sustainable community development. Six stations have been set up throughout Taiwan to monitor algal reef ecology. In 2022, the Taoyuan algal reefs’ coast survey results showed that there were 39 algal species in total: 17 macroalgae and 22 crustose coralline algae. Regarding the number of algal species in each area, Guanxin Algae Reef ranks top with 34 species. In comparison, there are 33 species in                and Datan have 15 species, while Baiyu has 14. On crustose coralline algae, Guanxin and Baiyu both have 19 species, while Datan has 18.

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