Corporate Governance and Business Code of Conduct Handbook and disclosed them on the Company’s website. SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS The protection of shareholder rights is prioritized and has been included as part of the Corporate Governance and Business Code of Conduct Handbook to ensure full compliance. (1) The Provision of Important and Pertinent Information to Shareholders GC provided shareholders with clear, up-to-date information of importance and pertinence to its business operations. To this end, it also disclosed information deemed necessary, albeit not legally required, on its website and via the portal of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). (2) The 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders GC held the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) at 09.00 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021, at Bangkok Convention Center, 5th Floor, Central Plaza Ladprao, Bangkok. GC has also accommodated to the conveniency of the attending shareholders during the COVID-19 pandemic as detailed below. Prior to the Meeting GC clearly notified shareholders of the rules and procedures relating to rights of shareholders to propose matters to be included as agendas of the General Meeting of Shareholder and to nominate suitable and qualified persons for consideration and election of Director in advance of the General Meeting of Shareholders from September 16, 2020 to December 31, 2020 via SET and the Company’s website. The nominated persons or proposed matters will be considered in accordance with the prescribed rules. The Nomination and Remuneration Committee will be in charge of considering the qualifications of such nominated persons and Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee will consider the proposed matter deemed beneficial and which should be proposed as an agenda of the meeting before proposing to the Board of Directors for further consideration. In this regard, the Board of Directors will inform the shareholders of its decision and rational at the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. In this connection, none of the shareholders has proposed a matter to be included as an agenda of the meeting or nominated any person to be considered for Director appointment to the Company. According to the resolutions of the Board of Directors’ meeting held on February 15, 2021, GC instantly notified SET after the meeting to disseminate the news to its shareholders that the 2021 AGM would be held on April 5, 2021, and the record date was set for March 1, 2021, to afford shareholders the rights to attend the 2021 AGM and receive dividend payment. This information was also published on GC’s website. GC published the invitation letter on GC’s website, comprising the agenda items with the Board’s opinions on each agenda item as well as the attachments, and measures and guidelines for attending the AGM during the COVID-19 pandemic, in both Thai and English, on March 4, 2021, over 30 days in advance to the meeting. In addition, GC sent an invitation letter, along with QR codes for registering to attend the 2021 AGM and for downloading the digital versions of the 2020 Annual Report and the 2020 Integrated Sustainability Report. If a shareholder would like to assign a proxy to attend and vote at the AGM on their behalf or if they were unable to attend the AGM in person, GC provided them with a proxy statement that allowed them to specify their “for,” “against,” or “abstain” vote for each agenda item. Independent Directors’ names and profiles were also included for their consideration. Details of the proxy assignment process and documents required to facilitate the procedure were enclosed with the invitation letter. All of the documents were available in both Thai and English. The invitation letter was mailed to its shareholders on March 15, 2021, over 21 days ahead of the meeting. A map of the meeting venue and location and a phone number for inquiries were also included in the invitation letter. GC provides for the shareholders to submit questions relating to any of the agendas of the meeting in advance of the meeting to the Company by E-mail at corporatesecretary@pttgcgroup.com or ir@pttgcgroup.com or cg@pttgcgroup.com. On the Day of the Meeting During the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), GC introduced preventive measures in strict compliance with the orders of the center for COVID-19 Si tuat ion Administrat ion (CCSA) , announcement of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, as well as relevant laws and regulation. Such measures included screening points, disease screening forms for shareholders, alcohol gel and disinfectant stations, 1.5-meter physical distancing to avoid crowding, the 300-seat limit for each meeting hall, and mandatory check-in and check-out via Thai Chana application before registering to attend the AGM. Shareholders were required to wear cloth face masks or surgical face 120 PTT GLOBAL CHEMICAL PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED Form 56-1 One Report 2021