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Policies & Strategies

Supply Chain
Risk Management
To ensure that all products and services are sourced using standardized and environmentally and socially responsible procurement processes throughout the value chain, ThaiBev strongly values collaboration with its suppliers. The company enforces sustainable sourcing policies and upholds the highest procurement standards, while pursuing high-quality service in delivery, in addition to supplier assessment processes and supplier engagement activities. ThaiBev has developed strategies and systems to manage its supply chain and ensure business continuity, and to avoid negative economic, social and environmental impacts, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Achievements
ThaiBev selects quality raw materials for its alcoholic beverages, non-alcoholic beverages, and food production through a socially and environmentally responsible procurement process in line with top global standards, such as BonSucro, SEDEX, RSPO, SAI Platform, UTZ, etc. Examples of ThaiBev’s key agricultural raw materials include malt, sugar, broken rice, palm oil, and tea leaves.
Towards 2025 and Beyond
  • ThaiBev commits to regularly assessing 100% of its Tier 1 suppliers and increasing the number of suppliers completing online assessments by 2025 to better understand overall corporate risk exposure and to manage resources and more effectively develop suppliers.
  • ThaiBev aims to source100% of its key agricultural raw materials responsibly (i.e. malt and hops, sugar, broken rice, tea leaves and palm oil) by 2025.
2021 Highlight
ThaiBev’s Supplier Digitalization Journey Towards Sustainability
ThaiBev has implemented integrated digital procurement solution, to enhance overall procurement capability, efficiency, and transparency. It covers end-to-end procurement processes from supplier registration, supplier qualification, bidding and award, documentation (purchase order issuance and invoicing), and supplier evaluation. The solution comprises:
(1) Supplier Life Cycle Management (SLCM)
(2) CROSS Procurement
SLCM

TSCN
Platform Key Features
In 2021 ThaiBev in collaboration with the Thailand Supply Chain Network (TSCN) has launched TSCN Platform (thailandsupplychain. com), a premium online business community which connects all qualified business partners across diverse industries altogether in one consolidated platform. It is powered by artificial intelligence (AI), creating more business opportunities for the platform members through demand and supply matching suggestions. It also serves as shared knowledge center for sustainable business practices which is publicly accessible.


Thailand
Sustainability Expo (TSX) 2021
ThaiBev collaborated with sustainability leading organizations, i.e. PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited and Thai Union Group Public Company Limited, along with Thailand Supply Chain Network (TSCN) members to organize Thailand Sustainability Expo (TSX) 2021 as a virtual expo which received a lot of online attention and good feedback throughout its 11 days during 30 September – 10 October 2021 through its official website (tsx201.thailandsustainabilityexpo.com)
ThaiBev
Business Partner Award 2021
This annual award aims to promote supplier development, private sector competitiveness, sustainable business practices and innovation. Program contenders include ThaiBev’s strategic business partners, including critical suppliers, suppliers with strong business relationships, and suppliers with high volume and transactions by awarding into three tiers: Silver, Gold and Platinum.