SK Global Chemical Na Kyung-soo participated in the P4G (Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030) Seoul Summit held from May 30 to 31 to represent the company at the panel discussion of the Circular Economy session., the company said on June 1.
In the panel discussion of this session, CEO Na shared the company’s Green Business practices including its key strategy “3R” (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle), which was designed to establish a plastic waste circulation system, and put forward solutions to global plastic wastes and measures toward an eco-friendly plastic ecosystem.
CEO Na said, “SK Global Chemical’s objective is to re-circulate plastic wastes, which will lead to an eco-friendly plastic ecosystem. With a focus on developing core technologies, the company is strongly pushing ahead with Green Business. In addition, the company will do its part for the establishment of an eco-friendly plastic ecosystem by making 100% of its future plastic products directly and indirectly recyclable.”
He explained, “As a means to boost plastic recycling, SK Global Chemical is considering commercializing its pyrolysis liquefaction technology, where plastic bottle and vinyl wastes are decomposed with heat into a petrochemical raw material (fuel oil) through strategic partnership with global pyrolysis businesses.”
The Summit served as a global acceleration event to pursue climate action and sustainable development. This year, P4G Seoul Summit focused on the theme “Inclusive Green Recovery Towards Carbon Neutrality.” It included a series of leaders’ sessions, breakout sessions, and thematic sessions targeting 5 main sectors: Water, Energy, Food and Agriculture, Cities, and Circular Economy.