Padang, January 27, 2024 – Apical Group, through its subsidiary PT Padang Raya Cakrawala, extended a helping hand to residents whose homes were affected by fallen trees in the Gates Nan XX Village, Lubuk Begalung, Padang City, West Sumatra.
Following the unexpected natural event on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, around 1:00 PM local time, four houses endured damage, and one individual experienced minor injuries from the falling debris.
Apical is actively embracing its role as a community ally by providing direct assistance in the form of Camar cooking oil and generous cash donations to the resilient residents of Gates Nan XX Village, located near the heart of the company’s operations.
“We understand the challenges faced by those affected, and we’re here to lend a helping hand. Our commitment is to make a positive impact on both the local community and the environment,” stated Michael Jeffrey, Head of Apical Group Padang.
“This initiative echoes our business philosophy, the 5C approach, where we strive to bring goodness to the community, customers, climate, country, and company. Together, through our collective efforts, we aspire to contribute joy and support to the community,” he added.
In every operational region of Apical Group, the company remains dedicated to providing assistance to residents during challenging times, as observed in Padang City.
Apical is a leading vegetable oil processor with an expanding global footprint. Our vertically integrated mid-stream refining and value-added downstream processing makes us an integral supplier that supports the needs of various industries namely food, feed, oleochemicals and renewable fuel, including sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) which enables a great reduction of CO2 emissions.
With integrated assets in strategic locations spanning Indonesia, China and Spain, Apical operates numerous refineries, oleochemical plants, renewable fuel plants and kernel crushing plants. Through joint ventures and strategic partnerships, Apical also has processing and distribution operations in Brazil, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Middle East, Africa, USA and Vietnam.
Apical’s growth is built on the foundations of sustainability and transparency, and motivated by our strong belief that we can contribute to a circular economy for a more meaningful impact, even as we continue to grow our business and deliver innovative solutions to our customers.
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