GPSC's Support to Business Associations and Organizations

GPSC recognizes the importance of corporate social initiatives in accordance with the sustainable development guidelines. This acknowledgement is put into action by connecting with network partners and members in relevant organizations or organizations established for various economic and social benefits in order to contribute to their sustainable development. Accordingly, GPSC has driven policy implementation and knowledge sharing regarding the industry and sustainable growth of the country from various work departments among those organizations and partners.

In spite of the mentioned activities, GPSC has not made contribution in Lobbying, interest representation or similar and other categories (such e.g. spending related to ballot measures or referendums).

Total contribution and other spending are as follows:

Currency FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Lobbying, interest representation or similar THB 0 0 0 0
Local, regional or national political campaigns/organizations/candidates THB 0 0 0 0
Trade associations or tax-exempt groups THB 402,220 413,591 740,466 457,432
Other (e.g. spending related to ballot measures or referendums) THB 404,460 315,650 524,000 360,000
Total contribution and other spending THB 806,680 729,241 1,264,466 817,432
Data coverage % 100 100 100 100

GPSC's Business Association and Organization Support are as follows:

List of Organizations Type of Organizations Total spend (Baht)
FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
The Association of Private Power Producers (APPP) Trade association 42,800 42,800 370,870 202,800
Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) Other 404,460 315,650 274,000 110,000
Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD) Other 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000
The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I.)
  • Power Producer Industry Club
  • Renewable Energy Industry Club
Trade association 53,500 48,150 153,110 115,990
The Institute of Industrial Energy Trade association 0 0 55,000 0
The Thai Chamber of Commerce Trade association 24,610 24,610 24,610 24,610
Thailand National Committee of CIGRE Trade association 21,140 20,388 42,266 42,612
Thai Industrial Estate and Strategic Partner Association Trade association 0 15,000 60,000 60,000
Thai Photovaltaic Industries Association Trade association 3,750 6,223 0 5,000
The Federation of Thai Industries Rayong Chapter Trade association 4,280 4,280 4,280 4,280
The Federation of Thai Industries Chonburi Chapter Trade association 2,140 2,140 4,280 2,140
Total spend (THB) 806,680 729,241 1,264,466 817,432

GPSC delegates its experts to join the board or the committee of the business associations and organizations so as to share useful information, knowledge and opinions on various issues. Below are the top three ranked organizations with highest support from GPSC.

Organizations Total spend in FY 2021 (Baht)

Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD)

TBCSD is a association focusing on driving sustainable development with business solution from the business sectors. It provides platform for companies to share knowledge, advocate business position while working with governments and others parties.

250,000

The Association of Private Power Producers (APPP)

The Association of Private Power Producers (APPP) is a organization in the power industry that represent a group of good governance private power producers who have expertise and knowledge in power and energy business and share the same vision of driving for adequacy of energy supply, efficient use of energy and sustainable economy and social development as well as being the representative of private power producer to give the knowledge, experiences, sharing the view, express the idea and give suggestion on energy power business to the best benefit of the country.

202,800

The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.T)

F.T.I. is the private sector administrative juristic person to serve as the core organization and also as the center for all Thai industries in the kingdom. It is a nonprofit organization with the main duties of promotion and supporting the industry, focusing on developing sustainable growth to all industrial operations in the country.

115,990

In the year 2021, GPSC supported various relevant organizations on these key topics;

GPSC places great emphasis on implementing best practices by the government rules and regulations. The company supports the operations of an independent and impartial non-profit organization, the Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I.), and the Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) through participation as members of the board and the committee in order to create a collaborative network that acts as a knowledge exchange platform. The topics range from work experience, best practices in technology, and standards or criteria used in each party's company to environmental stewardship. Such a project aims to provide insight and knowledge to the participants while fostering a positive corporate image and trust among the government agencies, communities, and stakeholders.

In 2021, representatives from GPSC, on behalf of the group, periodically met with the government agencies in charge of environmental protection to present and exchange helpful information, particularly regarding the law and operations of the company. In addition, the representatives also kept up-to-date with new legislation to be imposed by the government. To illustrate, the representatives followed up on the draft of the Climate Change Act aimed to enforce Carbon Tax and Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). The company also joined the Thai Renewable Energy (RE100) Association established by Renewable Energy Industry, Federation of Thai Industries to drive the supply and demand of renewable energy and carbon credit, additionally to encourage renewable energy and energy efficiency agenda to be primary tools to Decarbonization through Deregulation, Decentralization, and Digitalization operations by the government. These agendas aim to resolve the climate issue and maintain Thailand's competitiveness. The company jointly proposes and drives Thailand's industries to 100% renewable energy implementation policy to government, pushing Green Energy and Green Carbon policies, encouraging the carbon credit and energy trading, Building demand and supply for carbon credit and energy market, include providing challenges, obstacles, and suggestion regarding carbon credit and energy trading.

GPSC pays serious attention to sustainable development and thus, has integrated the knowledge that leads to its application into the business operation. GPSC supports and advocates for sustainable development policies through the membership of the Thailand Business Council For Sustainable Development: TBCSD, a network of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development: WBCSD. This allows TBCSD to gain comprehensive information and direction of global sustainable development and also has knowledge and practices that can support Thailand businesses toward sustainability. GPSC shares ideas and information on its business operations to promote the social and environmental responsibility projects that members acted on and be role models for sustainability capable of keeping up the world trends which also meets the UN's sustainable development goals(SDGs). These practices also lead to favorable changes in regulations at the industrial and national levels, such as discussing measures to efficiently use resources for development and reduce environmental pollution and greenhouse gas emissions leading to sustainability in the future to operate according to the framework of the group's activities plan.