Charoen Pokphand Group is committed to sustainable practice. C.P. Group has taken a significant step towards furthering our environmental, social, and governance responsibilities initiatives. Especially in the areas of environmental protection, the C.P. Group announced the commitment to becoming Carbon Neutral organization by 2030, and Net Zero organization by 2050; promoting responsible consumption and production with a focus on the reduction of our dependency on natural resources and implementation of circular economy principles; and reducing social inequality by supporting the development of education.
Charoen Pokphand Group has Sustainability Committee to oversee the implementation and progress of the C.P. Group’s 2030 Sustainability Framework, and the three priority commitments as mentioned. This committee comprises highly qualified and experienced professionals from various fields who are deeply passionate about driving positive change. This committee is chaired by the Chief Sustainability Officer, who is also Chief Executive Officer of Charoen Pokphand Group, with high-level executives from all business units, both from listed and non-listed companies. The Sustainability Committee has a primary objective of assessing, monitoring, and improving the group's sustainability performance across all its business units and operations. In addition to the Sustainability Committee, C.P. Group also has the Sustainability, Good Governance and Corporate Communication Office, and the Sustainability, Good Governance and Corporate Communication Working Group take the lead in implementing the guidelines and directions issued by the Sustainability Committee across the entire organization.
The formation of the Sustainability Committee also demonstrates the C.P. Group's dedication to transparency and responsibility. The committee will report to the Board of Directors and Executive Board on the group's sustainability developments on a regular basis, ensuring that stakeholders such as employees, investors, customers, and the larger community are kept up to date on the company's efforts and achievements in this crucial area. C.P. Group intends to become a global leader in sustainable business practices and significantly contribute to the transition to a more sustainable future by setting ambitious sustainability goals and consistently working to achieve them.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Sustainability Committee
Supervise and formulate policies and sustainability goals to create maximum benefit for stakeholders in a balanced manner.
Determine strategies and guidelines that are consistent with corporate strategies.
Drive sustainability operations in line with international principles.
Manage and monitor sustainability performance both in Thailand and abroad.