GULF aims to be model for sustainable growth, especially in the energy industry. We have always stood by our commitment to upholding the principles of corporate social responsibility. Thus, the Company has engaged in a number of social development initiatives under the concept “Powering the future, empowering the people” in order to enhance people’s quality of life both inside and outside the organization. GULF places emphasis on enhancing people’s well-being, in particular for employees and local communities, supporting projects to raise their quality of life together with developing skills and knowledge, as well as encouraging environmental conservation and responsible resource management. Over the past year, GULF has been involved in over 100 social responsibility projects.
  • GULF takes care of the well-being of its employees, including both physical and mental health. We therefore support a variety of activities including sports clubs such as yoga, football and running, as well as regular internal sports events such as badminton, golf and darts competitions and a biennial company-wide sports day.
  • GULF implemented a human resource development plan in order to aid all employees in developing skills and knowledge necessary for career advancement such as the Mini MBA program.
  • GULF understands that positive work environment is a key factor in supporting enjoyment and happiness at work. We therefore conduct numerous activities to engage all employees on special days and occasions such as Lunar New Year Day, Valentine’s Day, and Christmas Day.
  • Gulf supported the Rama Medical School by sponsoring the purchase of 200 portable wireless ultrasound machines for medical students, worth 12 million THB.
  • GULF presented a donation to the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University to fund the procurement of ventilators and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machines that are able to provide prolonged cardiac and respiratory support to patients whose heart and lungs are unable to fully function. This much-needed medical equipment is vital and in short supply amidst the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
  • GULF presented a donation to Rajavithi Hospital, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute and the Central Chest Institute of Thailand to fund the procurement of lifesaving medical equipment for COVID-19 patients and those whose heart and lungs are unable to fully function. The much-needed equipment includes high flow oxygen therapy devices, Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) machines, transport ventilators, and central patient monitoring stations.
  • GULF collaborated with the Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University in initiating the ‘GULF Sparks Smiles’ offsite dental clinic campaign, which was launched to proactively provide free dental treatments for patients in areas located far from public health centers and whom have suffered from the COVID-19 crisis. The campaign covers services such as fillings, tooth extractions, and scaling as well as more complex procedures like wisdom tooth removals.
  • GULF donated over 100,000 KN95 medical masks to Phramongkutklao Hospital, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, and other hospitals in need.
  • GULF presented a central monitor and bedside monitors to the Police General Hospital for use in the hospital’s intensive care units (ICU).
  • GULF collaborated with Buriram United Company Limited, aka Buriram United Football Club, Thailand’s leading professional football club in conducting the "Gulf Football Camp" project. The project aims included renovating the community’s old football field and holding a trial tournament to recruit rising stars of young footballers, along another two from Buriram United Academy, who were sent to join an apprenticeship with Borussia Dortmund, the famous Bundesliga champions.
  • GULF supported the broadcast of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Thailand, making all matches available to view for free across the country.
  • GULF provides sponsorship to major Thailand League football teams including the SCG Muangthong United, Buriram United and Bangkok FC football clubs, as well as smaller teams in the Thai League 2, Thai League 3 and Thai League 4 divisions.
  • GULF provided support in conjunction with the Aob Chang Group to help elephants, the national symbol of Thailand, by donating medicine and veterinary supplies as well as donating money to the Thai Elephant Alliance Association in Chiangmai Province.
  • GULF established the Demonstration Farm project at the Gulf Nong Saeng (GNS) power plant, located in Nong Saeng district, Saraburi province. The project was originally developed as greenspace near the Company’s GNS power plant to serve as a demonstration farm and learning center for organic agriculture and new theory agriculture.
  • Gulf established the Wind and Water Detectives youth environment program in 2011 to teach children about environmental issues and how to monitor air and water quality through observation of the environment. The program, which was piloted at the Koke Yae power plant, has now been expanded to all of the Company’s power plants. To date, over 1000 students have participated in the Wind and Water Detectives program with Gulf.
  • GULF granted scholarships to Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society, under the campaign “ A Scholarship for A Brighter Future”. The need-based scholarship will be managed by the committee and allocated according to each patient’s differing socio-economic needs. Gulf Group has committed to providing educational funding for a 4-year period (2020-2023), following a pilot project granting scholarships in 2019.
  • GULF places importance on supporting education and life-long learning. Thus, the Company provides merit- and need-based scholarships for students studying at Chulalongkorn University.
  • GULF made a number of donations for the purchase of educational equipment as well as the renovation or construction of school buildings such as the construction of the classrooms, infirmary, computer lab and multi-purpose building for the Baan Lad Rua Border Patrol Police School in Chart Trakarn district, Phitsanuloke province.
  • GULF provided over 150,000 pre-packed meal boxes to 27 communities in Bangkok to alleviate the difficulties these groups faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.