LPN won the Best Sustainable Developer (Asia) 2020
Thailand’s leading property developer, LPN Development Plc is the winner of the Best Sustainable Developer (Asia) 2020, from the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2020 announced at a virtual gala event awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand on December 4, 2020.
The Best Sustainable Developer winner must have consistently applied environmentally sensitive design features, used low impact materials and energy, waste efficient systems.
Mr. Opas Sripayak, chief executive officer and managing director of LPN Development Plc, said that the company is honored to be the winner of the Best Sustainable Developer (Asia) 2020. This is the proof that we are not alone in conducting business in the sustainable way.
“Sustainability is our business approach since we have established the company over the past three decades. It is upon the sustainable philosophy which we have based and developed our residential projects and other development so far. Our founding business principle is to strike for a balance and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of real estate business operation and residential development in terms of profit and responsibility to minimize the impacts toward social and environment domains. This is carried out with our concrete and measurable 3-6-8-10 Business Platform: whereas we are to achieve and balance benefits for Profit, People, and Planet or 3P for sustainable development; under LPN 6 Green Strategies; towards 8 defined groups of stakeholders, namely shareholders, customers, staff, business alliances such as business partners, neighboring communities, residents, construction workers, and environment; throughout 10 development processes,” he said.
“Sustainable development is not a fashion but it is an essential function for all people. Sustainability is one of an important concept in relation to environmental integrity for the affordable housing. Currently, investor and home owner in affordable segment tends to have wellness living and wellness communities, ensuring long-term in the availability of safe, decent, and affordable housing that supports the health of the occupants. Accordingly, LPN is to develop sustainable residential with affordable price for all people, and to deliver the real pleasure of living to our customers and residents to ensure “Livable Community for all.” Mr Opas said.
Not just only Mr. Opas himself who believes and devotes his lifetime in sustainability development, he has added that the company’s founders, Mr Pichet Supakijjanusan, Mr Tikhamporn Plengsrisuk, Mrs Yupa Techakraisri, and Mr. Kumpee Chongthurakit, dedicatedly pursued on how to develop residential project that provides sustainable, with affordable price, dwelling for all people in the country, because they believed that one responsibility of any property development company is to develop accessible and affordable residential community to all. Hence it is in LPN’s very thoughts and responsibility to develop functional and sustainable residence with affordable price for all people. As we believe that all Thai people should have a chance to become a homeowner.
“For LPN, the Best Sustainable Developer (Asia) 2020 is a proof that the sustainability practice governed in our business conduct is well accepted and appreciated. We venture this shall promote our business model to the industry as a practice and guideline to other property developers, who may wish to join us in working together in order to create better and sustainable development in the regional,” he said.
LPN Development Plc was established in the year 1989 to develop the company’s first project, Lumpini Tower, a 36-storey office building on Rama 4 Road which completed in 1992. Currently the company have developed residential projects the both condominium and single detached house and townhouse, office building, and retail in Thailand. The company has a total asset 24.14 billion baht as of September 30, 2020.
The 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final laurelled developers and projects from 14 property markets in Southeast Asia, the Chinese territories (mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau), Australia, India, and Japan with highly coveted regional titles – elevating them above their peers as the “best in Asia”. Around 87 companies, representing distinguished country winners of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series this year, competed for 35 accolades, including the never-before-presented regional Developer titles of Best Mixed Use Developer (Asia); Best Industrial Developer (Asia); Best Lifestyle Developer (Asia); Best Sustainable Developer (Asia); Best Commercial Developer (Asia); and Best Breakthrough Developer (Asia).
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