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The Charoen Pokphand Group (C.P. Group) is a conglomerate based in Bangkok, Thailand, and consists of eight business lines, with 3 core businesses being agribusiness and food, retail and distribution, and telecommunications. Founded in 1921 as a small vegetable seed shop in Bangkok’s old Chinatown, C.P. Group has grown over the years to include operations in 22 countries and territories, and currently employs over 420,000 people worldwide.
C.P. Group has nurtured relationships built on trust with stakeholders all around the world. We are committed to improving the quality of life for people living in every country in which we operate, supporting the growth of their economies, and the sustainability of their natural resources. Our global operations and our approach to business are deeply rooted in the Six Core Values, which provide a solid foundation on which the Group can grow. They have been an intrinsic part of how we conduct business since our foundation and they have helped us to advance and grow our business sustainably with integrity.
In order to continuously drive the organization’s sustainable development, in 2020 Charoen Pokphand Group established the 2030 Sustainability Strategy, Goals and Indicators for all business groups around the world. Covering stakeholders’ issues of interest in the short, medium and long terms. Furthermore, these issues, goals and indicators respond to the direction of the Group's growth to affect significant change to the country, the people and the Group in a sustainable manner.
C.P. Group has developed the ‘3Hs’ Framework, covering three dimensions: Heart – Living Right, Health – Living Well, and Home – Living Together. This Framework serves as the driver behind C.P. Group’s sustainability strategy, and ensures that it can efficiently reach its intended targets. The 3Hs Framework supports the various principles and operational systems that C.P. Group has either
established or adopted, including the ‘Three-Benefit Principle,’ the C.P. Excellence Management Approach, the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as well as all laws in each country where the Group operates.
Heart – Living Right: Operating businesses with focus on good corporate governance, ethics and transparency is at the heart of Charoen Pokphand Group’s business operations and sustainable growth initiative. Charoen Pokphand Group aims to operate businesses with strict compliance to rules, regulations, respect for human rights, management of employees’ safety, knowledge and skill set development along with the development of information security. These factors promote the Group’s ability to compete, grow and deliver value to all stakeholders in a continuous and sustainable manner.
Health – Living Well: It is Charoen Pokphand Group’s mission to promote sustainable and mutual growth for both society and the group. With this in mind, the group has been continuously collaborating with various sectors to develop product innovation and services that not only respond to stakeholders’ needs, but also promote sustainable health and well-being. C.P. Group has been supporting farmers and business partners in adopting technology and innovation into their operations and production processes. This will create opportunities for mutual sustainable growth.
Home – Living Together: C.P. Group focuses on integrated environmental management where health of soil, water, forest, and air are paramount in order to maintain our sustainability initiative. With this mentality C.P. Group is playing their role in achieving global sustainability, limiting global temperature increase, and conserving natural resources. C.P. Group aims to conduct its business in an environmentally-friendly manner. We promote the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, limiting waste generation, creating value for all raw materials, water stewardship, ecosystems and biodiversity protection. The group also extends efforts to suppliers and business partners along the supply chain creating a valuable impact on the global market.
Address : 313 C.P. Tower, 14th, 16th Floor, Silom Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500