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AIT senior alumnus Dr Anusorn Sangnimnuan awarded CNBC Asia Business Leaders Award 2008 for CSR

CNBC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award 2008


The Asian Institute of Technology’s own distinguished Thai alumnus Dr. Anusorn Sangnimnuan was recently awarded the prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility Award for 2008 at the 6th Annual CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards (ABLA), organized by Asian business news broadcaster CNBC on 20 January in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Dr. Anusorn Sangnimnuan is the President of Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited. He is also a Board Member of the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology, and a recent past President of the AIT Alumni Association (AITAA) Thai Chapter.

The CNBC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award 2008 acknowledges Dr. Anusorn Sangnimnuan for his ability to translate his company's success into benefits for the community. Winners of the CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards are visionary leaders who have demonstrated ingenuity, dedication and adaptability in sustaining growth and profitability. The recipient of this award is judged to have translated his or her company's success into benefits for the larger society.

Specifically, this honour is in recognition of Dr. Anusorn’s outstanding contributions to the arts, education, the environment and community development. Dr. Anusorn's leadership has been displayed through his support to public education and establishment of cooperatives with local farming communities, as well as by donations to charitable organizations. Such initiatives have enabled Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited to achieve its aim of contributing to local communities.

Dr. Anusorn's personal visits to local stations operated by the Bangchak Petroleum Company also demonstrate his own commitment to the betterment of society at the grass roots. The Bangchak Petroleum Company, under Mr. Anusorn's leadership, has made many outstanding contributions to the protection of the environment, and has been closely involved in community development and education.

The Bangchak Petroleum Company Limited http://www.bangchak.co.th is committed to developing a sustainable business model while safeguarding the environment and society. With annual profits of 500 to 800 million Baht per year, the company is achieving business success under the helm of award-winner Dr. Anusorn Sangnimnuan.

CNBC Asia pioneered the Asia Business Leaders Awards to salute remarkable business leaders for their continuing commitment to excellence, developing best practices and innovative strategies.
Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/id/22077207

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In association with CSR Asia http://www.csr-asia.com, the Asian Institute of Technology will be hosting the CSR Summit Asia from 3-4 November 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand.