Asia-Pacific Responsible Care Organization (APRO) Meeting

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Responsible Care representatives from Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines attended the Asia- Pacific Responsible Care Organization (APRO) meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia in June 26, 2015.


Mr. Kyosuke Okano, APRO Chairman, welcome the participants through his opening speech and an update on the new RC Global Charter. Mr. Kazuyuki Akita – General Manager for the Responsible Care Department of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) discussed the recent development and progress on the process safety metrics harmonization project of the ICCA- RCLG Process Safety Taskforce. According to Mr. Akita, the Process Safety Indicator (PSI) is almost final and the process safety guidelines will be published in the next succeeding months.


The APRO members congratulated Mr. Muhtar Hashim, Responsible Care Committee Chairman of the Chemical Industry Council of Malaysia (CICM), for being the new Chairman for the ASEAN Chemical Industry Club (ACIC). Turnover ceremony was conducted in conjunction with the 20th AMEICC WG-CI.


Updates on the 14th Asia- Pacific Responsible Care Conference (APRCC) were provided by Ms. Gretchen Fontejon- Enarle. SPIK expressed the appreciation to the APRO community for the support especially to the JCIA who agreed to become co-presenter to the event.