By THE NATION
The index is the international standard for sustainability indicators for emerging markets in the Energy Sector.
This is the third consecutive year Banpu has secured a high ranking.
The Company also acquired the highest score in Coal and Consumable Fuels Sector, one of five Thai companies in the sector to achieve the listing.
“It is a great honour to have achieved a listing on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, not only once, but for the third consecutive time. The inclusion reflects our team’s strong commitment to chart a strong course of sustainable and balanced growth,” said Somruedee Chaimongkol, CEO of Banpu Public Company Limited.
According to the DJSI 2016 report, Banpu was selected based on an assessment of the company’s exemplary economic, social and environmental contributions to the Energy Sector.
“For Banpu, sustainability and balanced growth means long-term existence substantiated in our three key pillars including: business performance, people and corporate culture in response to new business challenges.
“Banpu believes that being professional, adaptability, creativity, flexibility and mobility are all fundamental to sustainable growth, striving for the goal to be a leading regional player in the energy industry. These factors allow for this honourable selection,” she said.
“We are determined to be a good citizen in every country where we operate. At the beginning of each new business project, we conduct in-depth studies of the community, social and environmental impacts of our business and develop a plan for the communities to grow and prosper along with us.