Sansiri Public Company Limited is a leading private real estate development company in Thailand that has shown commitment to both improving the well being of children and upholding their rights.
Since July 2010 Sansiri has collaborated with UNICEF in raising awareness on Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD), which have posed serious threats to the development of children for more than 50 years. The campaign was successful, resulting in the adoption of new regulations mandating iodization of all salt for human consumption, and Sasniri continues to help promote the improved well-being of children. The company has g adopted “child-friendly business principles”, and has already carried out several child friendly initiatives both at its headquarters office and at its building sites. out to its business partners to making an impact on society at large. Sansiri has also provided significant financial contributions for UNICEF emergency activities at the global level.
Below are examples of UNICEF-Sansiri partnership initiatives:
Adopting child friendly business practices
• Establishment of a breastfeeding room with hygienic breast milk storage facilities and a children’s playroom at Sansiri office buildings for Sansiri employees
Promoting awareness on children’s rights and actions for children
• Raised awareness on the children’s right to play through the “Let’s Play Together” campaign and provided sports equipment and training for disadvantaged children
Advocating for improved national legislation and policies that protect the rights of children
• Promoted awareness on brain and physical development among children in Thailand as a result of iodine deficiency through the “IODINE PLEASE!” campaign, which was carried out via mass and digital media as well as through events
Contributing to children worldwide
• Since 2011, Sansiri has donated $1 million annually to the UNICEF Emergency Fund, which is used to provide humanitarian assistance to children affected by natural and man-made disasters worldwide, such as earthquakes, floods, and crises due to conflict.