Awards and Recognitions

2018

BTS Group ranked among world class Dow Jones Sustainability Indices members

BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited, the preeminent mass-transit services provider in Thailand and a privately-owned conglomerate, has been officially selected by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets 2018 as the first-time member in the Transportation category.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, or DJSI, are a family of indices evaluating the sustainability performance of corporations, broadly recognized worldwide. The indices are divided among industries, with assessment criteria focusing on economic, social, and environmental performance spanning more than 600 criteria. Evaluations are performed in parallel with analysis of financial performance. Every year more than 3,400 publicly listed companies with the highest market capitalizations from 60 industries worldwide are invited to take part in the corporate sustainability evaluation. Investment funds worldwide recognize and have adopted the DJSI for consideration when investing in companies and firms. In 2018, 20 listed companies from Thailand have been selected as DJSI members.

FTSE4Good Index Series 2018

BTS Group Holdings PCL has been selected for a constituent company in the FTSE4Good Index Series 2018, as the BTS Group demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices measured against globally recognized standards.

Listed Companies with Outstanding Achievement in Business Sustainability (ESG100) assessed by the ESG Rating Unit of the Thaipat Institute

The Company was ranked as one of the top 100 listed companies that have demonstrated outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievement in the year 2018, out of 683 listed companies. This showcases the Company’s focus on and responsibility for the environment, society and governance to create sustainable development.

300 Best Public Companies of the Year 2018, organised by Money and Banking Magazine

The Company was ranked as one of the 300 Best Public Companies of the Year 2018, organised by Money and Banking Magazine. The selected 300 listed companies were considered by their strong financial performance, market captialisation, profitability and return on investment as well as liquidity opportunities allowing retail investors to invest for more returns.

DRIVE AWARD 2018, organised by MBA Chula Alumni Association

The Company was awarded the DRIVE AWARD 2018 in Management Category for the second consecutive year, organized by MBA Chula Alumni Association. The leading business, organisations and personal groups were selected by considering from their outstanding performance in driving the economy at the macro level effectively to receive the award in 7 categories consisting of strategic, management, marketing, human resources, finance, local philosopher and community enterprises.

2018 Thailand Top Company Award organised by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Business Plus Magazine, and ARIP Public Company Limited

The Company was awarded the 2018 Thailand Top Company Award, out of a total of 13 companies that received the awards. This shows BTS Group’s potential to operate its businesses with good governance and social responsibility which is a good model for sustainable development of the organisation.

BTS Group is awarded the DRIVE AWARD 2017 in Management Category

Mr. Surayut Thavikulwat (Right), Chief Financial Officer, BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited, was handed over the DRIVE AWARD 2017 in Management Category by Assoc. Prof. Pasu Decharin, Ph.D. (Center), Dean of Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, and Mr. Chatchai Payuhanaveechai (Left), President of MBA's Alumni Association, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University. The ceremony was held on 29th June 2017 at the Chulalongkorn University Auditorium.

DRIVE AWARD 2017, organised by MBA Chula Alumni Association

The Company was awarded the DRIVE AWARD 2017 in Management Category, organized by MBA Chula Alumni Association. The 32 leading business, organisation and personal groups were selected by considering from their outstanding performance in driving the economy at the macro level effectively to receive the award in 7 catergories consisting of strategic, management, marketing, human resources, finance, local philosopher and community enterprises.

Result of the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies conducted by Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

The Company was one of the 110 companies that received the result of the 2017 corporate governance assessment in the “Excellent” level and was categorized in the 5-star group (assessment scores of 90%-100%) out of 620 listed companies that were assessed for corporate governance. This is the sixth consecutive year that the Company was ranked in the 5-star group since 2012, which is an affirmation that the Company has stood by its principles of good corporate governance for the sustainable development of the organisation.

Result of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Quality Assessment conducted by Thai Investors Association (TIA)

This assessment aims to evaluate the quality of the annual general meeting of shareholders held by listed companies based on what listed companies should do before the meeting, on the day of the meeting, and after the meeting. Because the Company has given importance and has striven to improve the quality of the Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders continuously and regularly, the Company received 98 out of 100 scores for the quality of the 2017 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

Result of the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies conducted by Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)
The Company was one of 80 companies that received the result of the 2016 corporate governance assessment in the “Excellent” level and was categorized in the 5-star group (assessment scores of 90%-100%) out of 601 listed companies that were assessed for corporate governance. This is the fifth consecutive year that the Company was ranked in the 5-star group since 2012, which is an affirmation that the Company has stood by its principles of good corporate governance for the sustainable development of the organisation.
Result of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Quality Assessment conducted by Thai Investors Association (TIA)
This assessment aims to evaluate the quality of the annual general meeting of shareholders held by listed companies based on what listed companies should do before the meeting, on the day of the meeting, and after the meeting. Because the Company has given importance and has striven to improve the quality of the Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders continuously and regularly, the Company received a perfect 100 scores for the quality of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, which was the fourth consecutive year since 2013.
Listed Companies with Outstanding Achievement in Business Sustainability (ESG100) assessed by the ESG Rating Unit of the Thaipat Institute
The Company was ranked as one of the top 100 listed companies that have demonstrated outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievement in the year 2016, out of 621 listed companies, which was the second consecutive year since 2015. This showcases the Company’s focus on and responsibility for the environment, society and governance to create sustainable development.
2016 Sustainability Reporting Awards organised by the Office the Securities and Exchange Commission, Thai Listed Companies Association, CSR Club, and Thaipat Institute

The Company was awarded the “Recognition Award” (which was the second consecutive year since 2015) for the 2016 Sustainability Reporting Awards, out of a total of 124 companies that submitted their sustainability reports for the consideration. This shows that the Company has placed importance to the disclosure of both financial and non-financial information to the investors and other stakeholders of the Company which would create sustainable development for the organisation in the long run.

2016 Thailand Top Company Award organised by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Business Plus Magazine, and ARIP Public Company Limited

Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, was awarded the 2016 Thailand Top Company Award, out of a total of 10 companies that received the awards. This shows BTS Group’s potential to operate its businesses with good governance and social responsibility which is a good model for sustainable development of the organisation.

BTS Group is awarded the Sustainability Report Award 2016

Mr. Rangsin Kritalug (Left) Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, BTS Group Holdings Plc, was handed over the Sustainability Report Award 2016 in the ‘Recognition’ category by Mr. Thomas Thomas (Right), Cheif Executive Officer of ASEAN CSR Network in the Award Presentation Ceremony of the Sustainability Report Award 2016, organised by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Thai Listed Companies Association, CSR Club and ThaiPat Institution, on 15th December 2016 at the Sukri Audithorium, the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Rama IX Road.

In 2016, there were a total of 124 listed companies participating in this competition, and BTS Group was one of 38 companies nominated by the committee. The Sustainability Report Award 2016 is divided into 5 categories, consisting of The Award of Sustainale Excellence, The Excellence Report Award, The Best Report Award, The Outstanding Report Award and The Recognition Report Award.

Certified Company of Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption by the Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption Council
On 22 January 2016, the Company was awarded with a certification of membership of Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption. This showcases the Company’s explicit measures against fraud and corruption.
Result of the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies conducted by Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

The Company was one of 55 companies that received the result of the 2015 corporate governance assessment in the “Excellent” level and was categorized in the 5-star group (assessment scores of 90%-100%) out of 588 listed companies that were assessed for corporate governance. This is the fourth consecutive year that the Company was ranked in the 5-star group since 2012, which is an affirmation that the Company has stood by its principles of good corporate governance for the sustainable development of the organisation.

Result of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Quality Assessment conducted by Thai Investors Association (TIA)

This assessment aims to evaluate the quality of the annual general meeting of shareholders held by listed companies based on what listed companies should do before the meeting, on the day of the meeting, and after the meeting. Because the Company has given importance and has striven to improve the quality of the Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders continuously and regularly, the Company received a perfect 100 scores for the quality of the 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, which was the third consecutive year since 2013.

Listed Companies with Outstanding Achievement in Business Sustainability (ESG100) assessed by the ESG Rating Unit of the Thaipat Institute
The Company was ranked as one of the top 100 listed companies that have demonstrated outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievement in the year 2015, out of 567 listed companies. This showcases the Company’s focus on and responsibility for the environment, society and governance to create sustainable development.
2015 Sustainability Reporting Awards organised by the Office the Securities and Exchange Commission, Thai Listed Companies Association, CSR Club, and Thaipat Institute
The Company was awarded the “Recognition Awards” for the 2015 Sustainability Reporting Awards, out of a total of 106 companies that submitted their sustainability report for the consideration. This shows that the Company has placed importance to the disclosure of both financial and non-financial information to the investors and other stakeholders of the Company which would create sustainable development for the organisation in the long run.
BTS Group is awarded the Sustainability Report Award 2015

Mr. Rangsin Kritalug (Right) Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, BTS Group Holdings Plc was handed over the Sustainability Report Award 2015 in the ‘Recognition’ category by Mr. Chaiwat Uthaiwan (Left), Vice Chairman of Thai Listed Companies Association in the Award Presentation Ceremony of the Sustainability Report Award 2015, organised by CSR Club, Thai Listed Companies Association on 15th December 2015 at the Exhibition Hall, the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Rama 4 Road.

In 2015, there were a total of 106 listed companies participating in this competition, and BTS Group was one of 32 companies nominated by the committee. The Sustainability Report Award 2015 is divided into 4 categories, consisting of The Excellence Report Award, The Best Report Award, The Outstanding Report Award and The Recognition Report Award.