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ESG 100 Company

RATCH accepted an ESG 100 Company Certificate from the Director of Thaipat Institute as a listed company in the energy and utilities business category with outstanding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. The evaluation and rating of the top 100 Thai listed companies with outstanding ESG performance (ESG 100), conducted by Thaipat Institute, was regarded as Thailand’s first such ranking of listed companies with sustainability development. A total of 567 SET-listed Thai companies were evaluated for their sustainability, based on their public reports or information which identifies sources and periods publicized. Such information will prove useful to investors who are keen to invest in socially and environmental responsible companies.

Edison Electric Institute’s Asian Utility Award

RATCH earned an Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) Asian Utility Award 2015 in the category of small capitalization, silver performance, security in recognition of its outstanding performance and regular shareholder returns for the past three years, with performance of an international level, excellent services delivered, and support for sustainable economic growth at national and regional levels.

Supporters of the Royal Forest Department (Community Forest Promotion and Development) award

RATCH accepted an award recognizing its support to the work of the Royal Forest Department from the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment at a plaque and certificate presentation ceremony on the department’s 119th anniversary. Both ran a project called “60 Community Forests Conserve Plant Genetics under a Royal Initiative in Honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn” on her 60th birthday anniversary (April 2, 2015) and another project on the participatory investigation of carbon storage and biodiversity in community forests. Both projects are follow-ups from the “Love the Forest and Communities” Project.

CSR-DIW Continuous Award

RATCH won the CSR-DIW Continuous Award 2015 at the CSR-DIW (Corporate Social Responsibility Department of Industrial Works) Awards 2015 event, in recognition of RATCH’s achievement in relentlessly operating its business with dedication and commitment along with stewardship of society and communities toward sustainable growth. The award was established in 2008 by the department. To date, 630 plants nationwide have consistently applied CSR – DIW standards in their workplaces.

Bronze plaque in recognition of the Zero Accident campaign

For the second year running, RATCH won a bronze plaque thanks to its Zero Accident campaign for 2015, since RATCH had not faced any work-related accident from 1 million to 2.999999 million man-hours under this year’s campaign. The award presenter was the Director-General, Department of Labour Protection and Welfare. The ceremony took place at the Office of Labour Safety at the department.

National Outstanding Workplace Award for Labour Relations and Welfare

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Co., Ltd., won a special honorary award for its eight consecutive years (2008-2015) of winning the Ministry of Labour Award for Labour Relations and Welfare for a small workplace (50-299 workers) without a labour unions. RATCH passed the criteria for operating a business in compliance with the Labour Protection Act, B.E. 2541 (1998), and the Labour Relations Act, B.E. 2518 (1975), scoring 80 or more on both counts.

Certificate for Safe Workplace Operation in Honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on her 60th birthday anniversary

RATCH took this certificate in recognition of its operation of a safe workplace. The objective of this award is to enhance workplace collaboration in preventing work accidents by workers. To win a certificate, employers are to lay down a work safety system strictly as required by the law to lower the probability of accidents or work-related diseases, mentor, and solve work-related problems and overcome obstacles

CG scoring 91% - Excellent level by Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR)

The company was praised at excellent level, with CG Scoring of 91% by Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR) organized by Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD). The objectives of this award are to present the results of corporate governance performance and to encourage the development and improvement of good corporate governance paradigm of Thai listed companies. The assessment criteria were based on the principles of good governance by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD Principles of Corporate Governance) and by the Stock Exchange of Thailand. There are 235 criteria in 1. Shareholders’ Rights 2. Shareholders’ Equitable Treatment 3. Stakeholders’ Roles 4. Disclosure and Transparency 5. Board Responsibilities

The highest AGM Level : 5 by AGM Quality Assessment Project

Based son AGM Quality Assessment Project organized by Thai Investors Association, RATCH’s 2015 AGM was rated at the level 5. The objective of this project is to enhance the quality of AGMs of Thai listed companies to match international standards on participation, shareholders’ rights and good governance in business conduct, and to raise awareness of shareholders of the benefit of attending the AGM and forge collaboration and good relations among related agencies in the capital market.

ASEAN CG Scorecard 2013-2014

ASEAN CG Scorecard is to assess and rank corporate governance performances of listed companies of participating ASEAN member countries organized by ASEAN Capital Market Forum (ACMF), which consists of capital market regulators from each ASEAN country. This award is to provide investors with corporate governance information for their investment decision-making processes, and to encourage listed companies to recognize the significance of complying with CG principles. ASEAN CG Scorecard is considered the mean criteria in raising the standards of corporate governance among listed companies and in promoting quality investment in the ASEAN region, and to select the TOP 100 listed companies with the highest market capitalization as of April 30 each year.

Thailand Sustainable Investment

RATCH received Thailand Sustainable Investment (THSI) award as one of 51 listed companies answering the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s sustainability-related questionnaire, with the score that is on par with the ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) indicators. THSI award was firstly given to qualified companies this year in order to upgrade Thai listed company’s sustainability to meet the international standards.

Board of the Year – Excellent and Audit Committee of the Year

RATCH’s Board of Directors received Board of the Year – Excellent and RATCH’s Audit Committee was praised as Audit Committee of the Year from Thai Institute of Directors, the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Thai Chamber of Commerce, The Federation of Thai Industries, The Thai Bankers’ Association (TBA), the Thai Listed Companies Association, and The Federation of Thai Capital Market Organization (FETCO). The objective of this award is to recognize and promote quality and efficient Boards. The assessment covered 1. Board Policy 2. Board Performance 3. Board Structure 4. Board Style 5. Board Meeting 6. Board Members.

Result of Sustainability Development Assessment

Thaipat Institute announced RATCH was ranked 3A level for sustainability development assessment, with anti-corruption progress indicator. This assessment encourages a company to create a guideline to upgrade and develop their anti-corruption disclosure.

Outstanding Corporate improvement Governance Award – Central Region, 2015

The company received Outstanding Corporate improvement Governance Award – Central Region, 2015 organized by Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), Thai Chamber of Commerce, and University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. This award represents the mechanism echoing the progress on development of RATCH’s anti-corruption for further improvement

Green Office, Gold Award

The Company’s Green Office Project was evaluated as excellent and granted a Gold Award from the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion and the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University.

MEA Outstanding Energy Saving Building Award

RATCH building received the Logo of "MEA the Outstanding Energy Saving Building Award" under 2014 MEA Energy Saving Building Award Program which was organized for two consecutive years as RATCH conducted activities to improve energy efficiency in building and successfully implemented energy conservation measures to enhance energy efficiency for building, with energy saving outcome that met the criteria of MEA index. Also, the Company can save of energy of up to 571,000 units per year or equal to 1.9 million Baht per year, with the carbon dioxideemission reduction of more than 332 tons per year.