Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) received the “HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards 2021” from HR Asia, a leading Human Resources magazine, for its outstanding human resource management practices that places importance upon employee engagement that put its staffs at the heart of business.
Pimonrat Reephattanavijitkul, Chief People Officer at CP Foods, said that the employees are a critical component for the company’s competitive advantage. With the Company’s policy that promotes a learning organization environment, CP Foods put an emphasis on continuous employee development to enhance their capacity, skills, and professionalism. This helps accelerate their career growth. Meanwhile, the organization will also benefit from having a more well-rounded employees.
The Company strives to build a participatory working culture with honesty, integrity and ethics while also contributing to the public interests. This is implemented through communication of the Company’s core value “CPF WAY”. At present, CP Foods has a variety of life-long learning and development programs. At the same time, CP Foods also sets out policies and practices that promote diversity within the organization, believing such diversity can reinforce their capabilities in driving the company sustainable growth.
"We are delighted that CP Foods has been awarded, reflecting the commitment of CP Foods, as a leading food company,” she said. “This is the key to the success of the company and is another encouragement for the human resources team to continue to take care of employees and create a good work experiences for them.”
The Chief People Officer added that CP Foods aims towards becoming a “Learning Organization” that contribute to building food security for people around the world in the long run.
During the outbreak of COVID-19, the company has introduced 4s (Safe-Seal-Strong-Stay) principle to enhance employee’s safety. The health principle includes;
S-Safe: strict hygiene measures to ensure employees work with confidence and provide vaccines for both Thai and foreign employees as well as developing employee health monitoring and reporting system.
S-Seal: Put in place prevention measures against epidemic risks to protect employees and people in the community
S-Strong: Providing supports for affected employees such as food delivery for employees who need to be quarantined.
S-Stay: A measure to support the staffs and family such as 24-hour consultation hotline, support for living expenses, Child tuition loans, etc.
HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards 2021’s criteria is based on employee engagement and satisfaction, from HR Asia’s survey which was conducted to assess the employee's experience with the company in various fields as well as considering the human resource management guidelines to build employee’s engagement.