Strategic framework for social responsibility
The company realizes the importance of having responsibility towards society and the environment, as it believes that for the business to develop sustainably, the community and society must grow together. The corporate social responsibility strategy framework that the company uses is in line with international standards, such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as combining these with its business expertise into the process of developing and solving crucial issues of communities and society overall.
Strategies for creating CSR activities of the company, which are based on 3 important principles, namely:
- Must be an activity that is linked to the corporate mission and involves business operations.
- Relates to the use of expertise, skills and core competencies of the organization to pass on knowledge and to further develop communities.
- Must take into account the needs and expectations of communities and society.
In the past, the company has undertaken community relations activities and has continued to promote community development through social responsibility activities covering 4 key areas:
The company has policies to support sustainable education by offering continuous scholarships, including supporting the development of educational institutions in relevant areas, such as the ONE Model School Project PTT group, formerly known as the Leadership Development for Sustainable Education Program (CONNEXT ED), the GPSC Social Innovator Project, the development of new ways of teaching and learning, a project to develop teachers around new ways of learning, etc.
Quality of life development for people
The company has established policies to support the development of the quality of life of individuals in communities and in society, in order to improve living standards and to be safe from various hazards, to support occupations, income and well-being, including good mental, as well as physical, health by organizing various activities. These include potential development activities for village health volunteers, mobile medical unit activities, youth development activities, such as promoting sports, the Map Ta Phut Hospital Development Project, the Elderly Club Project, the Doctor Electricity Project (“Moh Fai Fa”), The Electricity Doctor to Build Careers Project and community enterprise projects, waste banks and waste processing projects, etc.
The company realizes its responsibility to society and the environment, in areas and communities close to the operating areas of the company, by undertaking various projects to promote the conservation of the natural environment, as well as creating a balance of ecosystems and biodiversity. This includes promoting the use of clean energy such as in the Aquatic Release Project, the Artificial Coral Project, the 34 rai Forest Maintenance Project, the Reforestation and Dam Construction Project on Phudon-Huay Mahad mountain, the Integrated Waste Management Project and the Solar Power System Installation Project in remote areas, etc.