CPF enhances its sustainability path as the 1st integrated agro-food business in Thailand
The Nation Friday 11th September, 2015
Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited or “CPF”, is officially selected by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Year 2015 in the DJSI Emerging Markets listing on FOA Food Products category.
CPF was the first Thailand’s integrated agro-industrial conglomerate that has been selected by DJSI. This will boost its vision, ‘Kitchen of the World.’
Adirek Sripratak, president and chief executive officer of CPF said it is the great pleasure for CPF to be selected a member of DJSI Listed Company in the grouping of DJSI Emerging Market on the first year that it applied for assessment.
The successful listing is quicker than the company’s target set for 2018. In the listing, CPF is one of five companies from 31 companies in the category of FOA Food Products which was selected.
“The world is currently given the priority to sustainability route which is in line with the CPF’s core principles. The firm has set the ‘Sustainability’ path as one of the business strategies under ‘Kitchen of the World’ vision.
DJSI is the international sustainability indices recognized worldwide. Every year, more than 2,500 big corporations worldwide applied for the Corporate Sustainability Assessment-(CSA) to gain the influential listing.
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