CK Power Public Company Limited, a prominent producer of renewable-based electricity with a minimal carbon footprint in the region, has solidified its reputation in human resources management with these two notable achievements. The HR Asia Awards, hosted by HR Asia, a respected HR magazine in Asia, selected the winners from a pool of over 500 government and private organisations across 15 countries.
These awards underscore the effectiveness of CK Power's human resources development policy, which emphasises consistent corporate values and culture alignment with the company's sustainability strategy. Mr. Thanawat Trivisvavet, Managing Director of CK Power PLC, expressed his pride in these honours and emphasised the company's commitment to its employees and all stakeholders.
Mr. Thanawat Trivisvavet, Managing Director, CK Power PLC, on the occasion of his company’s selection as HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2023 and HR Asia Most Caring Company at HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2023 hosted by HR Asia, the most authoritative HR publication in Asia.
He mentioned, "CKPower has cultivated a robust corporate culture while simultaneously enhancing its human resources. Recognising our people as the essential element and driving force for our sustainable forward momentum, we are attentive to all facets of human resources."
Mr. Thanawat further elaborated on the company's corporate culture, encapsulated by the acronym CAWTA, which stands for five core values:
Coaching and Learning: Encouraging a supportive environment where employees teach and learn from each other, akin to a family.
Accountability: Promoting a culture of responsibility and maximum effort at work with full accountability.
Work Ethics: Prioritising what is 'right' over personal preferences and maintaining a code of conduct with integrity.
Teamwork: Focusing on teamwork and individual contributions to benefit the entire organisation.
Adaptability: Embracing change, resilience, and continuous improvement as pillars of unity among CK Power's employees.
CK Power places a strong emphasis on nurturing its employees' potential by equipping them with knowledge and skills aligned with the company's vision of becoming a leading producer of renewables-based electricity. The company annually reviews its training roadmap for employees of all levels, fostering knowledge sharing and creativity among its workforce to initiate projects and innovations that positively impact the organisation, the environment, and society.
Major programmes carried out to achieve sustainability under the company’s 3-pronged ‘CKP’ strategy include CKPower’s monthly personnel relations activities to build team spirit and motivation to work together in positive work environments.
Moreover, CK Power prioritises the holistic well-being of its employees, promoting a family-like atmosphere through a continuous stream of activities. The company pays attention to workplace environments, providing facilities such as prayer rooms and breastfeeding rooms to accommodate specific social and cultural needs of its diverse workforce, even in remote power plant locations in Laos.
HR Asia, a respected magazine in the field of human resources management, conducts surveys annually to assess more than 500 government and private organisations in 15 countries. It directly polls employees to identify organisations that prioritise employee welfare and overall health. The winners of these awards are selected based on their good corporate culture, positive work environment, and their ability to keep employees satisfied.
HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia is an esteemed award recognising organisations for their exceptional human resources management and development practices. Hosted by HR Asia, the award uses the Total Engagement Assessment Model (TEAM) with criteria including corporate management for employee engagement, creating a proper work environment, and promoting a teamwork culture. The evaluation process involves more than 1,500,000 employees from over 20,000 organisations in 15 countries, providing a credible and fresh perspective on organisations that genuinely invest in their human resources.
Previous recipients of the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia award have all demonstrated excellent human resources management and development, a strong corporate culture, and high employee engagement. This award is highly regarded for recognising model organisations with outstanding HR performance and inspiring others to build sustainable work ecosystems.