As a good corporate citizen, Banpu Investment (China) Co., Ltd. (BIC), a subsidiary of Banpu Public Company Limited, implements corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in alignment with Banpu’s CSR policy and the corporate direction while developing its business in line with China’s economic growth. BIC has been actively supporting the local government agencies in social activities and community development. It strives to not only minimize adverse impacts from its operations, but also to improve the standard of living and the environment quality of its surrounding communities. BIC has also continuously built good relationships with its neighbors and local communities with the aim of nurturing mutual understanding, trust and sustainable development.
BIC has been making a significant impact on the education development in Chinese communities. Since 2008, BIC has dedicated itself to supporting various educational programs in China with a total contribution of approximately CNY 2 million (THB 9.15 million) in value. BIC’s social responsibility programs range from encouraging its staff to volunteer as English teachers, providing local schools with educational supplies and facilities to providing scholarships.