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Banpu Public Company Limited was ranked one of the top 142 Listed Companies with Excellent Corporate Governance Scoring, according to the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2018. The report was developed by Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), in collaboration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC) and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).


Banpu Public Company Limited has been selected as a member of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) in collaboration with RobecoSAM, the international standard for sustainability index, for Emerging Market 2018 in the Energy Sector for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, the Company has secured the highest score in Coal and Consumable Fuels Sector. Being listed by DJSI reflects Banpu’s strong commitment to maintain good standards of corporate governance and to drive Banpu’s business in a sustainable manner which is based on creating equitable value for all stakeholders.


Mr. Virach Vudhidhanaseth, Company Secretary, representative of Banpu, received Drive Award 2018 (Strategy). The award presentation ceremony held at Chulalongkorn University Auditorium was presided over by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pasu Decharin, Dean of Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, who presented the awards.

Drive Award 2018 for Strategy is awarded to a corporate which has demonstrated outstanding results in driving the society and industry, and is prominent in the following aspects; 1) Business Strategy - the corporate must have distinguished strategic direction, be a leader in the industry, focus on the sustainable human resources management, and promote continuous research and development, as well as has clear corporate strategy communications throughout organization. 2) Good Governance – is determined by the corporate social responsibility projects, environmental management, cultural and ethical promotion, and care for shareholders and partners.



On 7 June 2018, Mr. Virach Vudhidhanaseth, Company Secretary of Banpu Public Company Limited, represented the Company in the receiving of Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC) Member Certification from Dr. Kopr Kritayakirana, Vice Chairman of the Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption Council, at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit hotel.  This is the second time that Banpu received the three-year term certification emphasizing the Company’s commitment to counter all types of corruption and to put in place good corporate governance policy and pratices.   
The Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC) was commenced by Thailand’s partner organizations in private sector.  The initiative aims to promote the exercise of effective anti-corruption policy and put the anti-bribery mechanism into practice in order to create a strong network of clean business and expand the collective action to tackle corruption.


In 2018, Banpu Public Company Limited has received “Gold Class” award in the Coal and Consumable Fuels sector for the fourth consecutive year from the Robeco Sustainable Asset Management (RobecoSAM), which is an investment specialist assessing sustainability performance of companies around the world.

Banpu has also received “Industry Mover” award for the third consecutive year since the Company, within the top of its industry, has achieved the largest proportional improvement in its sustainability performance compared to the previous year.

These recognitions demonstrate Banpu’s sustainability performance excellent compared to other international companies in the same industry.

About RobecoSAM Sustainability Award
Every year since 2004, RobecoSAM has annouced the companies’ sustainability performance in each industry annually in RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook. Please click on the following link (hyper link to to find more information.