Human Resources

The Company realizes that proper HR planning, management, and development is one of the main strategies and keys to the success and sustainability of the Company. Therefore, the Company always seeks to give priority to HR planning, management, and development, including planning, managing, and developing recruitment-selection-job placement systems, performance appraisal systems, employee competency improvement systems, compensation systems, and occupational-health-safety-security systems.

At the end of 2022, the Company and its subsidiaries were recorded as having 2,972 employees consisting of 2,484 permanent employees and 488 contract-based employees. The headcount increased compared to that in the previous year, of which the Company and its subsidiaries employed 2,005 employees. This increase was mainly due to the new subsidiaries resulted from one of the corporate actions which is focusing on the coal mining and trading business. The number of employees working at the Company (excluding subsidiaries) was 592 persons.

The Company and its subsidiaries constantly seek to provide equal opportunities regardless of gender. [GRI 405-1]

The Company also provides equal opportunities to employees who have good competency, characters, and work ethics, to develop his/her career professionally and be promoted to higher vacant position, regardless of ethnicity, religion, race, and age.

Until December 31, 2022, the Company’s and subsidiaries’ workforce was still dominated by male workers, as the Company and its subsidiaries’ business fields are dominated by power generation and mining businesses. However, the number of female workers continues to increase.