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KBank joins a force of 25 organizations to establish the “Thailand Climate Business Network”

KBank joins a force of 25 organizations to establish the “Thailand Climate Business Network” to collectively support Thailand’s drive towards the net zero goal.

Kattiya Indaravijaya, KBank Chief Executive Officer, has joined a collaborative effort of 25 leading national and international organizations. This network aims to coordinate the efforts of five key sectors – namely the public, private, education, and financial and banking sectors, together with international organizations and businesses – to collectively support Thailand’s drive towards the net zero goal.

The initiative focuses on three key areas: 1) Establishing a climate change network across the supply chain and fostering the exchange of knowledge, research, technology, and best practices; 2) Promoting the real-world use of knowledge and technologies; and 3) Enhancing the capabilities of businesses and industries throughout the supply chain to seize new opportunities in a low-carbon economy.

Thailand Climate Business Network (ThaiCBN) comprises 25 organizations, including:

Public Sector

  1. Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) – Tawatchai Sumranwanich, Deputy Governor – Strategy
  2. Office of National Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Policy Council (NXPO) – Dr. Siriporn Pittayasophon, Vice President and Acting President
  3. Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion (OSMEP) – Dr. Panita Shinawatra, Director General, Office of SMEs Promotion
  4. Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) – Pongpanu Svetarundra, Chairman, Board of Directors

Private Sector

  1. B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited – Nopadej Karnasuta, Senior Executive Vice President – Investment, Innovation and Sustainability, and Thailand and Malaysia Region Business
  2. Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) – Uthaiwan Anuchitanukul, Executive Vice President, Excellence and Sustainable Development Division
  3. Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (EA) – Chatrapon Sripratum, Vice President – Climate Change Strategy & Sustainability
  4. Federation Of Thai Industries (FTI) – Kriengkrai Thiennukul, Chairman
  5. Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) – Vibeke Lyssand Leirvåg, Chairwoman
  6. Thai Airasia Company Limited – Santisuk Klongchaiya, Chief Executive Officer
  7. Thai Eastern Group Holdings Company Limited (TEGH) – Sineenuch Kokanutaporn, Managing Director
  8. Thailand Federation of Accounting Professions (TFAC) – Winid Silamongkol, President
  9. The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) – Dr. Soraphol Tulayasathien, Senior Executive Vice President-Head of Corporate Strategy & Strategic Initiatives Division
  10. The Thai Chamber of Commerce – Yuttana Jiamtragan, Chairman, Circular Economy and Environment Steering Committee

Education Sector

  1. Chiang Mai University – Associate Professor Prasert Rerkkriangkrai, Vice President of University
  2. Chulalongkorn University – Professor Dr. Supot Teachavorasinskun, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
  3. Kasetsart University – Professor Dr. Wanchai Yodsudjai, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
  4. Thammasat University – Associate Professor Dr. Peera Charoenporn, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Economics

Financial and Banking Sector

  1. Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives – Kiattisak Praworn, Executive Vice President
  2. Citibank, N.A. Thailand – Narumon Chivangkur, Citi Country Office and Banking Head
  3. KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited – Kattiya Indaravijaya, Chief Executive Officer, Pipit Aneaknithi, President
  4. Lombard Odier (Singapore) Limited – Xavier Burkhardt, Head of Strategic Alliance in Thailand
  5. Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited – Plakorn Wanglee, Chief Executive Officer
  6. United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited – Chow Wong Yuen, Chief Sustainability Officer

International Organizations and Businesses

  1. International Finance Corporation (IFC) – Allen Forlemu, Regional Industry Director, FIG, Asia & Pacific

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