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AMCHAM Announces Winners of 2018 CSR Excellence Awards

AMCHAM Announces Winners of 2018 CSR Excellence Awards 

 November 21, 2018 – Four special awards were unveiled at AMCHAM Thailand’s CSR Excellence (ACE) Awards, which honor the corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs of member companies. Chargé d’ Affaires Peter Haymond, U.S. Embassy and AMCHAM President, Jeffrey Nygaard, presided over the 9th annual awards celebration yesterday evening; recognizing companies with a demonstrated commitment to conducting business responsibly and giving back to society.  

 Out of the 77 companies that applied for the awards, 60 met the rigorous qualification standards for recognition of their CSR activities, and three were selected as best in class:  

  • Minor International won the Excellence in CSR Project Award – presented by AMCHAM President, Jeffrey Nygaard, recognized the general excellence in CSR projects over 1 million Baht. 
  • Cargill Siam won the Excellence in CSR Project Award (Project under 1 Million Baht) – presented by AMCHAM President, Jeffrey Nygaard, recognized the general excellence in CSR projects under 1 million Baht. 
  • Microsoft won the Excellence in Developing Smart People – presented by Director-General, Auramon Supthaweethum, Department of Trade Negotiations, Ministry of Commerce recognized excellence in the internal or external projects contributing to Thailand 4.0’s objectives of building human capacity. Focusing on meeting the challenges of an industrialized economy, Thailand 4.0 places strong emphasison public-private partnerships. 
  • Cisco won the Excellence in Education Partnership (Ambassador’s Award) – presented by Chargé d’ Affaires, Peter Haymond, U.S. Embassy and recognized the efforts to link US knowledge, expertise, or best practices to Thailand’s education system (vocational, general, informal, at any level). 

 Special designations were also given to firms that have received ACE awards for five or more consecutive years (Gold), and three to four consecutive years (Silver). See Appendix for a list of all companies that received recognition.  

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 AMCHAM Thailand is the leading international business association in Thailand, with over 2,000 members representing over 650 American, Thai, and other international companies. Member companies have cumulatively invested over U.S. $50 billion in Thailand and provided more than 200,000 local jobs. 

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 All 2018 recipients with award presenters and judges 

 APPENDIX 

 2018 ACE Recipients – Gold Status (5 or more consecutive years of ACE recognition) 

  1. Accenture Solutions   
  2. AIA  
  3. Amway   
  4. Bank of Ayudhya   
  5. Baxter Healthcare   
  6. Bumrungrad Hospital   
  7. Central Food Retail  
  8. Chevron Exploration & Production  
  9. Cisco Systems (Winner of Excellence in Education Partnership-Ambassador’s Award) 
  10. Citibank  
  11. Coca-Cola  
  12. Colgate-Palmolive  
  13. Diageo Moet Hennessy  
  14. Dow Chemical  
  15. Esso  
  16. FedEx Express  
  17. Ford  
  18. General Motors  
  19. GlaxoSmithKline  
  20. Grand Hyatt Erawan
  21. HSBC
  22. IBM
  23. Kenan
  24. KFC Thailand
  25. MarriottHotels-Luxury Hotels & Resorts
  26. McThai  
  27. Microsoft (Winner of Excellence in Developing Smart People)
  28. Minor International (Winner of Excellence in CSR Project Award)
  29. Pfizer
  30. Procter & Gamble Trading
  31.  Sansiri  
  32. Santa Fe
  33. Seagate Technology
  34. Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok
  35. Standard Chartered Bank
  36. Western Digital
  37. WHA Industrial Development

2018 ACE Recipients – Silver Status (3 or more consecutive years of ACE recognition) 

  1. Cargill Siam (Winner of Excellence in CSR Project Award-Project under 1 Million Baht) 
  2. Caterpillar  
  3. Conrad Bangkok   
  4. Johnson & Johnson   
  5. Laguna Resorts & Hotels   
  6. Mondelez International  
  7. MQDC Magnolia  
  8. Nu Skin  
  9. Renaissance Hotel  
  10. Samitivej Hospital   
  11. The Athenee Hotel  

2018 ACE Recipients 

  1. Diversey Hygiene  
  2. CoffeeWORKS  
  3. Herbalife Nutrition  
  4. Jeunesse Global  
  5. Rustic Pathways  
  6. SIG Combibloc   
  7. Sri-Trang Agro-Industry  
  8. The St. Regis Bangkok  
  9. Syngenta Crop Protection  
  10. Thai Union Group  
  11. Raja’s Fashions  
  12. Robere & Associates   
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