Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) was ranked Thailand’s best employer according to Forbes’ World’s Best Employer 2020, reflecting its standout performance in making a world class work environment.
Forbes in collaboration with Statista, a leading market research firm, surveyed 160,000 full-time and part-time workers across 58 countries in an effort to rank the world’s best corporations. In this year, four Thai companies were listed, including CP Foods (Ranked No. 248, highest in Thailand), HANA Microelectronics (Ranked No. 263), PTT (Ranked No. 476) and Thai Airways (Ranked No. 673).
The criteria included, willing to recommend the company to friends and family, public image, economic footprint, talent development, gender equality as well as Covid-19 response.
CP Foods strives to be “Home for Happiness for its employees. As a result, it has continuously developed and retain its “Talents” by promoting leadership skills and career enhancement of all employees throughout their time of employment.
The company ensures workplace safety and promoting employee well-being, in accordance with the Safety, Health, Environment and Energy Policy, and review the performance every year to improve emergency management. Benefits and welfare are also being reviewed by both the company and welfare committee that represented by employees annually.
To cultivate innovation in workplace, the company has developed employees to be innovators according to the TRIZ approach. At present, the company has around 1,020 innovators throughout the organization.
During Covid-19 outbreak, CP Foods is the very first company in Thailand to announce health and safety measures against COVID-19 outbreak throughout the supply chain to ensure the wellbeing of all workers and food safety. The measures focused on implementing social and physical distancing at workplace, starting from increasing number of employee shuttle service, sanitation schedule, a walk-through body temperature scanner, and automation in an effort to reduce human contact.
Also, CP Foods initiated a delivery service for the employees returning from abroad to home quarantine as well as providing up-to-date consulting for all employees, including migrant workers.
As a good corporate citizen, the company made multiple covid-19 relief efforts such as “Food from the heart against COVID-19” project to support frontline staffs as well as “Safe Food from heart to community”, delivered free ready-to-eat meals to people in need.