GULF Receives 2018 Environmental Governance Award
Publish on August 03, 2018
Bangkok, 3 August 2018 – Ms. Yupapin Wangviwat, Senior Executive
Vice President and Chief Corporate Officer of Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited, or GULF,
received the 2018 Environmental Governance Award from the Ministry of Industry at the Challenger Impact
Muang Thong in a ceremony presided over by Industry Minister Utama Sawanayon. Gulf JP NK2, a power
project under the GULF group, is a model industrial power project in Saraburi province which places
value on environmental protection through a systematic environmental management policy that meets
relevant legal and regulatory standards. In addition, the Gulf JP NK2 power project has several
corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives focused on the Saraburi community in the areas where
the Company operates.
The Gulf JP NK2 power project has met all seven good environmental governance criteria, namely: 1.
Public access to information 2. Public participation in problem solving 3. Transparency 4. Social
responsibility (CSR) 5. Legal compliance 6. Fairness and 7. Sustainability.
“This award and honorable mention validates GULF’s efforts to protect the environment and take care of
the community in which we operate. The award is a great honor for GULF. We will work hard to provide the
best quality in all areas and will continue to conduct our operations under the principle of
environmental protection. Our commitment has seen power projects under the GULF group consistently
receive this award over the past few years: Gulf Cogeneration Co., Ltd. (GCC) in 2013, Gulf Power
Generation Co., Ltd. (GPG) in 2014, Gulf JP NS Co., Ltd. (GNS) in 2016, and most recently, Gulf JP NK2
Co., Ltd. (GNK2) in 2018,” Ms. Yupapin stated.
The Environmental Governance Awards are organized by the Ministry of Industry with the objective of
promoting cooperation for environmental protection. Companies that receive the award are thus considered
to be companies that have outstanding environmental management practices in accordance with plans for
sustainable pollution elimination and reduction and effective participation in environmental protection
in cooperation with the local community.