Ajinomoto raises “Kamphaeng Phet Factory” as a model of a green factory for a sustainable environment

“Ajinomoto” Drive a strategy to reduce global warming, invest more than 1,500 million baht in construction. “Biomass Combined Cycle Power Plant” move on to produce electricity from renewable energy Reduce the use of electricity from energy sources that cause environmental effects. “Kamphaeng Phet Factory” Ajinomoto® MSG production base and flavor enhancer ayatide ribonucleotide iplusG® pilot plant green Greenest eco-friendly factory” of group companies in Thailand Strengthen our commitment to dedication to reduce our environmental impact by 50% and aim for “Carbon Neutrality (Carbon Neutrality)” and goals Net Zero by 2050

official opening ceremony “Biomass Combined Cycle Power Plant” It was recently held with Ichiro Sakakura Mr The ceremony was presided over by the President of Ajinomoto (Thailand) Co, Ltd. Chaowalit Saeng Uthai Governor of Kamphaeng Phet Province Dr. Orathai Phongraktham Project Advisor, Thailand Environment Institute and Business Organizations Secretariat for Sustainable Development Rongphet Boonchuaydee The Deputy Director of the Thai Greenhouse Gas Control Organization and the media team attended the event. and visit the environmental model factory at Ajinomoto Plant Kamphaeng Phet Province

Ichiro Sakakura Mr he said, “Ajinomoto Group Focus on responding to climate change (Climate Resilience) by running business towards sustainable development (BCG-Bio-Circular-Green Economy) to reduce the environmental impact of business activities. since acquiring raw materials producing products and services as well as developing environmentally friendly technology. It deals with measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Use renewable or renewable energy Waste management and the most efficient use of water In 2001, the company established FD Green (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to be “Environmental Business Model Company” of the company group to deal with “Common Product” obtained from the production of MSG and developed into products for agricultural purposes It has also invested in the development of various technologies that continuously reduce carbon dioxide emissions, such as Biomass Steam Boiler Technology which uses rice husk as biofuel to produce steam which is used in the production process to reduce fuel consumption from fuel oilSolar Roof Top” on the roof area of ​​factory buildings, etc., which reduces carbon dioxide emissions. arrive 130,000 tonnes per year And this year, the company has invested more than 1,500 million baht for construction. “Biomass Combined Cycle Power Plant” With a power generation capacity of 9.9 megawatts, it is considered a project that operates in accordance with the clean development mechanism as well. It started generating electricity since last August. which will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 50,000 tonnes per year This enables us to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions. 180,000 tonnes per year or which corresponds to the carbon dioxide absorption of larger trees 20 million trees”


Mr. Takumi Kazarimoto Executive Vice President added that “Operation of this biomass combined cycle power plant Help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions.it can add up to 40% compared to 2018 All our factories and organizations adhere to strict policies and practices on environmental conservation and management, such as promoting the most cost-effective use of resources. in principle 3 R (Rteach, Rshe, Recycle), including waste management and waste water treatment with modern technology. until the quality exceeds the standard set by law The Ajinomoto Group We strive to be “A group of companies providing solutions and innovations related to food and health by focusing on resource management and working to reduce environmental impact as part of the policy “Creating Value Together with the Ajinomoto Society” (The ACreate a jinomoto Group Share Vallure: ASV) we have always adhered to.”

Dr. Orathai Phongraktham project consultant of the Environment Institute of Thailand And the Business Organizations for Sustainable Development Secretariat (TBCSD) added, “TBCSD is the result of a confluence of business organizations that are leaders in the field of sustainable development. He has joined as a member since 2021 and has continued to drive business and social responsibility for this biomass combined cycle power plant. This is an important driving force in supporting the National Agenda of the BCG Model in both bioeconomies. circular economy and the green economy that will lead Thailand towards sustainability goals

As a result of the above dedication, Ajinomoto in Kamphaeng Phet Factory It has been accredited by many organizations, for example in the year 2008. Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, an international organization Ensure that the project uses rice husk biomass to produce steam instead of using fuel oil. Contributing to reducing global warming from carbon dioxide emissions is greatly reduced. and is also certifiedEnvironmental Management System Standards ISO14001 including Green Industry Level Award 4 and many other environmental awards. “Ajinomoto” We will continue to strive to conduct our business in accordance with the laws and regulations as well as environmental stewardship in the communities in which we live.”Ajinomoto Growing alongside Thai society Mr Ichiro Sakakura concluded the speech.

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