Why is this Important?

ECGO Group’s mission is to be a good member of society and care for communities and the environment to maximize positive impacts and support the co-existence of the power plant, the environment, and communities while also developing sustainability within the organization. With the vision to be the leading company in Thailand that operates sustainably, with care for environmental conservation and social development. Together with the belief that “A good start will lead to a successful outcome”

ECGO Group has set up a policy and management approach for social responsibility and encourages the employees to enhance their potential capabilities and be more involved in volunteering. Furthermore, the company commits to reducing its negative impacts and increasing its positive impacts to stakeholders, the environment, community, and society throughout its business processes and activities. ECGO Group’s principle for project implementation is the consideration for communities and society and becoming a member and supporting the social networks on different sustainability manners, both at a local and national level.

Management Approach

Stakeholder Engagement Target

2027 Targets
  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants maintain target number of grievances as zero.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants maintain target to be engaged with communities in various ways.

  • 100% of CSR projects at community and society level has been assessed for social impact.

2021 Targets
  • Community operations

    100% of EGCO Group’s power plants has reviewed and improved its database on identifying and prioritizing important stakeholders once every year accordingly to EGCO Group CSR Guideline.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants conducted satisfaction assessment.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants held tripartite meeting and engage with communities in various ways.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants in Thailand conducted power plant open house activities in accordance to work plan*.
    *Not including COVID-19 outbreak period of each location

  • Development of Quality of life of EGCO Group’s Communities

    The portion of local employment, contractor and procurement not less than 80% of the target

  • 100% of community and social development projects of CSR strategy operates continuously

  • Zero grievances received

2021 Performance
  • Community operations

    Started operations of IPP power plant in the country as pilot site. Database of EGCO Group’s Khanom power plant was reviewed and improved on identifying and prioritizing important stakeholders once every year accordingly to EGCO Group CSR Guideline. ISO26000 was implemented to cover all aspects of the operations.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants conducted satisfaction assessment accordingly to plan.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants held tripartite meeting and engaged with communities in various ways. The work plan was adjusted accordingly to COVID-19 outbreak in each location.

  • 100% of EGCO Group’s power plants in Thailand did not conduct power plant open house activities due to COVID-19 outbreak in each location.

  • Development of Quality of life of EGCO Group’s Communities

    EGCO’s power plants hold shares and manages local employment, contractor and procurement not less than 80% of the target

  • 100% of community and social development projects of CSR strategy were implemented continuously with a total of 81 projects, 2 society projects, and 2 community projects.

  • Power plants which EGCO hold shares and manages has Zero grievances.

Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

To ensure consistency and effectiveness, EGCO Group supervises, monitors, and assesses community and social development in all operational areas.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and Procedure

To prevent and mitigate impact risks on stakeholders, community, and the environment while creating a mutual benefit for the coexistence of power plants and the community, EGCO Group has published corporate social responsibility policy and procedure as well as a manual for managing stakeholders.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Governance

EGCO Group established a Community Development Working Group to promote participation in developing the quality of life for communities and a Community Development Working Group at operation level in 2012.

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Community Operations Framework

The community operations framework consist of 3 phases: Project Development; Project Construction; Project Operations (commercial operation through to end-of-contract).

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Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

EGCO Group realizes the importance of “youth” as they will grow up and become the country’s future generation.

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Publications, Social Communication and Community Concern Identification

Since 2016, EGCO Group has published the “Sukjai Newsletters” every quarter to disclose our operations, improve communication with communities, and increase communication channels with communities as appropriate in each period.

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Related Documents

Policies, Requirements and Performance

  • Sustainability Manual
  • Corporate Citizenship Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Priorities and Progress Report
  • Participation in Social Development Policy
  • Promote Community Engagement and Development Policy
  • Guideline: Corporate Citizenship
  • Guidelines for Participation in Development Communities in the Vicinity of Power Plants
  • Guidelines for Participation in Social Development
  • Stakeholder Engagement Procedure
  • Sukjai Newsletter
  • Major Quality of Life Enhancement Projects
  • Highlighted Projects on Promotion of Learning about Energy and Environmental Conservation Learning among the Youth
  • Highlighted Projects to Preserve and Restore Biodiversity and Watershed Forest

Performance Data