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Sustainability awareness high in Asean but accountability still weak

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Although almost 80% of the companies in Asean feel that they need to operate their businesses in a sustainable way, fewer than half have committed the resources to manage that strategy, according to a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). 

Local children enjoy Popsicles as members of the SET CSR club construct an eco-building at the Border Patrol Police school in Chiang Mai.

“While sustainability is already well established in developed economies, it is now increasingly becoming a focus of attention in Asean nations, including Thailand,” said Sira Intarakumthornchai, the CEO of PwC Thailand. “More companies are now embracing sustainability, becoming more committed to and accountable about the true benefits of their sustainability-related activities.”

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