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1 March 2020

Social Support from TCP Group During COVID-19 Pandemic.

In 2021, TCP Group gave support to Thai society by procuring and donating necessary devices and equipment to medical personnel as well as the communities suffering from COVID-19.

 

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TCPVN under the TCP Group donates over one-million-baht worth of money and beverages to relieve the impact of Covid-19 impact in Vietnam.

As Vietnam battles against the Covid-19 pandemic, TCPVN is there to support the country through difficult times.

Within ASEAN countries, TCP Group continues to help the society as well as supports several governments in battling against Covid-19. Recently, TCPVN donated approximately 650,000 baht to Bach Mai Hospital, which is facing a shortage of medical supplies. The company also donated an additional 130,000 baht along with Red Bull Warrior energy drink to the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF), an organization assigned by the Vietnamese government to manage the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Huan, General Director of TCPVN, said: “We acknowledge that this is a tough time for Vietnam. TCPVN wishes to stand side-by-side with citizens across the country and the hospital in dealing with this crisis.”

Saravoot Yoovidhya, CEO of TCP Group, added: “Red Bull energy drink has been served to consumers in Vietnam for over 20 years. TCPVN's contribution to Bach Mai Hospital and is a testament to TCP Group’s long-term commitment to Vietnam. We hope to contribute to mitigating the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as helping to prevent the spread of this virus in Vietnam and around the world.”

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TCP Group offers a 50-million-baht donation to combat COVID-19 spread in Thailand

Healthcare practitioners are donated with financial aids and the business partners’ potential

To cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, TCP Group has provided medical workers with financial donation and the business group’s potential. A 50-million-baht offer has been given greenlight in March by the company’s board of directors in light of the outset of the virus spread.

The sum was used to purchase the first automated analyzer to screen for the virus to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society. Valued at 15 million baht, the analyzer helped speed up diagnosis process. Furthermore, a joint campaign with King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital ensured the supply of masks that properly fit the practical operation of healthcare workers. Perma Nano Zinc, the key fabric material, allowed for practical use of up to 100 times. 100,000 masks worth 10 million baht were produced. TCP Group also supported the production and procurement of equipment for medical teams ranged from COVID-19 booths and PPE suit to N95 masks and sanitary masks. These objects have been forwarded to needy hospitals across the country by the assistance of Durbell, a logistics firm under TCP Group.

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TCP Group donates digital X-ray machines developed by NSTDA researchers to Thai Red Cross Society, helping support diagnosis of COVID-19 in 3 field hospitals

15 March 2021

TCP Group is supporting the Thai Red Cross Society by providing digital chest X-ray machines to three field hospitals, giving them support in screening for COVID-19 cases and diagnosing lung and respiratory system diseases. The machines were developed by the Assistive Technology and Medical Devices Research Center (A-MED) under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA). Two digital chest X-ray machines ‘BodiiRay S’ were provided to Mae Sot General Hospital, Tak and Samut Sakhon Hospital, Samut Sakhon, while a digital radiography retrofit ‘BodiiRay R’ was provided to Banphaeo General Hospital (Public Organization), Samut Sakhon. In total, the machines are valued at 4.3 million baht.

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TCP Group supports hospitals in 8 provinces at high risk of COVID-19, delivers essential medical equipment to help stop the latest outbreak.

25 January 2021

The TCP Group is keenly aware of the seriousness of the latest COVID-19 outbreak, which may have a significant impact on people’ lives and Thailand’s economy. With this in mind, the company and its affiliates together have sourced 33,000 N95 face masks, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and other urgently needed medical equipment, and distributed the items to hospitals in COVID-19 epicenters to help stem the pandemic as quickly as possible. The hospitals in urgent need are located in eight provinces: Samut Sakhon, Rayong, Chonburi, Chantaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Ang Thong, Samut Prakan and Bangkok.

Throughout 2020, the TCP Group allocated a budget of over 115 million baht to fully support society by sourcing and donating vital equipment for medical personnel and those affected, including:

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Free quality drinks by TCP, ‘Red Bull’ and ‘Sponsor’, to tirelessly unwavering workhorses

Drinks and relief packages given to the general public as moral support amid the pandemic calamity

There are a multitude of individuals who work behind the scene in a fight against the COVID-19. In this, spotlights should be shed on these unsung heroes – messengers, cleaners, security guards and volunteers.

Division Director – Global Marketing and Supachai Junkeiat said, “During this difficult time, those who work so hard to keep lives of people normal should be offered with moral support and care. Their tasks are greatly demanding but the temperature is scorching outside. Many of citizen are seriously affected by business meltdown. So, we would like to extend moral support and cheer them up to continue the fight against this hardship”.

As a token of support by TCP Group, a total of one million famous drinks Red Bull and Sponsor has been daily given away at booths near the working sites of the volunteers. What is more, alternative masks, gloves and relief package are seldom distributed as a testimony of TCP Group’s gratitude.  

    

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TCP donates 20,000 PPE suits and 110,000 N95 masks to healthcare workers across Thailand

As the COVID-19 remains life-threatening and medical teams work chaotically, TCP Group has donated 20,00 PPE suits and 110,000 N95 masks to safeguard the sanity of healthcare professionals nationwide.

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“Restart Thailand” Project to Help Thai Economy by “Extending Payment Due Dates – Hiring New Graduates”


At the height of COVID-19 pandemic, many business activities were interrupted, causing many businesses to suffer from liquidity problem that eventually led to layoff, unemployment and low employment rate among new graduates.

TCP Group contributed to upholding the overall economy by allocating 2.4 million USD to initiate “Restart Thailand” project to provide aids in 2 main areas including:

  1. Improving liquidity of small neighbourhood store operators by granting 1.4-million-USD fund to help stores that were experiencing a drop in sales and liquidity problem through:
  • Extending payment due dates for products from TCP Group
  • Rolling out sales promotion to boost their sales volume
  • 37 stores participated in this project.
  1. Creating new job opportunities for new grads and maintaining job security for employees:
  • Allotting 1-million-USD fund for hiring 156 new graduates for 2 years
  • Rolling out a policy of no layoff, no salary cut or fringe benefit reduction while consistently creating new job opportunities in both operational and management levels
  • Continuing to “upskill” and ‘reskill” employees to uplift their capabilities and enhance the organization’s competitiveness

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TCP Group gives “Pantry of sharing cupboard” to help the communities in Bang Bon to fight Covid-19

Amidst the crisis, Thais never leave each other and always lend helping hands. TCP Group shares the compassion and adopts the concept of “Pantry of sharing” to help people in the communities of Bang Bon, which is the location of TCP Group head office. The cupboard will help to keep people stomachs’ full and get through difficult times during Covid-19 together.

The “Pantry of sharing” takes the form of a pantry cupboard that is placed by the streets with an encouraging message, “Please take only what your need and refill with any extra that you have.” The cupboard is filled with products from TCP Group, canned food as well as other consumer goods. The items are there to help those in need as well as people going through difficult times and lessen their financial burden. The two pantries of sharing cupboard are placed at the bus stop in front of the head office and behind the Pinthong Market. We believe that by filling these sharing pantries with food will fill both the hearts and the stomach of people who receive it.

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TCP supports The Chaipattana Foundation in the battle against Covid-19,By delivering negative pressure cabinets for collecting specimens from Covid-19 patients to 16 hospitals nationwide.

TCP Group, led by Saravoot Yoovidhya, CEO and Nucharee Yoovidhya, Managing Director, represented Durbell Co., Ltd, received 23 negative pressure cabinets for collecting specimens from Covid-19 patients from Dr. Sumet Tantivejkul, Secretary-General of the Chaipattana Foundation and Assoc. Prof. Rattaplee Pak-art, M.D., Chief, Department of General Surgery, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society, to further distribute to 16 hospitals nationwide.

“The negative pressure cabinet for collecting specimens from patients infected with Covid-19” is an innovative movable acrylic unit that is as efficient as a negative pressure room found in hospitals. It prevents the proliferation of germs while medical staff is collecting respiratory secretions from the throat and nasal cavities of patients infected with Covid-19, which in turn increases the safety and confidence of medical personnel.”

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously granted the Chaipattana Foundation permission to allocate funds from the “Chaipattana Covid-19 Aid Fund (and Other Pandemics)” to buy these negative pressure cabinets in order to support medical and public health personnel in the battle against the spread of Covid-19. Durbell Co., Ltd provides logistics support and delivery of the cabinets which is expected to be completed within April 2020.

   

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Get ready for 2 campaigns to boost both the body and morale for Thais to keep fighting against Covid-19 from Red Bull-Sponsor

We pay respect and show gratitude for the everyday heroes who work outside of their homes and invite Thais to join a countrywide group exercise against Covid-19.

Thais always stand by each through difficult times. The same idea also applies to brands under the TCP group. Red Bull and Sponsor have always stood by Thai people through thick and thin for over 40 years. This crisis has prompted us to come together and create a campaign to boost the morale for Thais to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Red Bull, a role model of good deeds for the Thai society for over 40 years, passes on the positive energy and mental strength to the heroes and the brave at the forefront of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Throughout the month of March, TCP has given out over one million bottles of Red Bull to provide a refreshing break for people. For the month of April, the group distributed protective equipment including face masks, face shields and gloves to housekeepers, security staff, delivery people and policemen, all of whom are risking their own safety by working outside every day to make sure that everyone else can lead safe and normal lives. TCP also prepares to distribute relief supplies bags to alleviate the impact to communities nationwide.

Get ready to see a special VDO that pays respect to the heroes that were never forgotten via on https://www.facebook.com/kratingdaeng on April 20th. Don’t forget to like and share to support our heroes.

Sponsor launched the campaign “Sweat for a cause” to help people get through the challenges brought on by Covid-19. The campaign features three main activities:

  • “Sweat to win” – Get ready for the biggest ever household chores competition “Homelympic 2020” where anyone can take the stage and show off their advanced chores skills. Just record a clip where you sweat doing chores
  • Watch the special clip of everyday heroes in “Sweat for the country” showing people performing their duties outside of homes to make sure that everyone else can lead safe and normal lives even in times of crisis.
  • “Sweat to help” – Prepare to see star footballers who will be challenging people who love sports to get up and exercise. Record yourself sweating while exercising at home. Sponsor will turn every VDO into 10-baht donation to the medical efforts against Covid-19.

For more information, follow https://www.facebook.com/Sponsorthailand from April 21 onwards.

TCP Group, the manufacturer and distributor of Krating Daeng (Red Bull), Sponsor, Ready, Som Plus, Mansome and Puriku brand beverages as well as Sun Snack snacks, believes that in every crisis, there is an opportunity. The company is ready to stand side-by-side to pass on the strength for all of us to make it through these challenges together, just like we always have.

   

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Red Bull sends positive energy to the heroes fighting against Covid-19 through the campaign “Unforgotten Hero”

Through any difficult times, there will always be heroes, sacrificing for greater good. Red Bull, energy drink under the TCP Group, pays respects to these unsung heroes through the campaign “Unforgotten Hero” to thank every effort that is key to driving the country through the crisis.

All through the Covid-19 pandemic where nobody could predict when it will end, Thais coming together to help contain the spread by staying at home and keeping social distance has become the expected norms in the society. Nevertheless, there is a group of people who still leave their homes to perform their duties to ensure that the systems in the society continue to work and that everyone else can lead normal lives at home even in times of crisis.

When heroes are out to perform their duties, Red Bull will be there to support them

Since our heroes never stop to perform their duties, Red Bull was ready to send the TCP Team out on the fields to distribute Red Bull energy drinks and 50,000 relief supplies bags to families in need. The team also gave out 10,000 pieces of Covid-19 protective gears including face masks, rubber gloves and face shields to protect our heroes from the virus.

Red Bull also launched the activity “Hero in you” to redeem Red Bull points from LINE application. The points can be redeemed for internet data fee or alternative face masks to help relieve the impact.

From the bravery of our heroes who are just as exposed to the virus as the public health workers, Red Bull is inspired to share touching stories with the short film “Unforgotten Hero” to celebrate the determination and dedication of those fighting against the pandemic.

   

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“Sponsor” beverage invites Thai “sweat for a cause” to win the fight against Covid-19

Sponsor, an electrolyte beverage by TCP Group which has been a part of Thai society for over 35 years, sends positive energy to Thais to win against the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. Sponsor invites Thais to “sweat” and win the Covid-19 battle together.

The campaign starts with “Sweat to win” which challenges homemakers along with the neighbors in the household chores competition “Sponsor Homelympics 2020.” The event turns regular chores into creative exercises in six categories from ice-skate mopping, cleaning gymnastics, row sweeping, obstacle course watering, car care freestyling to free-form chores. Any chores count as long as sweating is involved. Winners will be awarded with Sponsor Homelympics 2020 medals and gold valued at 5,000 baht.

Next activity is “Sweat for the country.” The short film was produced under the theme of “We stay home for the country. You leave yours for all of us.” The film depicts everyday workers performing their duties outside of homes with dedication to that Thais can lead normal lives at home even in times of crisis. Sponsor sends a team of caravans to distribute over 150,000 electrolyte drinks to hospitals in Bangkok and other provinces, checkpoints and city halls in different provinces. The effort is to refresh the body as well as boost the morale of those who sweat performing their duties diligently every day.

The final activity is “Sweat to help” which invites Thais with good hearts. For the first time ever, sweating at home is helping Thais across the countries. For each VDO clip of you sweating, Sponsor will turn it into a 10-baht donation to the medical efforts against Covid-19.

 

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Durbell teams up with Tofusan to fight against COVID-19

April 18, 2020

Durbell Co. Ltd., a TCP Group company, is joining forces with partner Tofusan Co. Ltd. to distribute Tofusan UHT organic soymilk to over 200 hospitals nationwide. The gift, valued at 3.8 million baht, aims to boost the energy to healthcare professionals in an attempt to combat the widespread pandemic.

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Durbell helps alleviate the COVID-19 crisis by transporting medical devices to remote hospitals

April 10, 2020
Ready to assist physicians, nurses and suppliers during the crisis across Thailand

Mr. Surachai Chonglertvarawong, Managing Director of Durbell Co., Ltd., under TCP Group, said, “Durbell is aware of its duty during this time of crisis. We understand that no matter what the circumstances are, it is important to always put our best efforts towards distributing consumer goods from manufacturers to stores and consumers with efficiency, speed, and punctuality. We want to be another reliable force that helps relieve difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, and can continuously supply consumer products to trading partners without the risk of shortages.”

Durbell has implemented three new intensive measures for consumer goods distribution during the COVID-19 crisis. These measures include parallel rotation team arrangement, enabling each team to switch and rotate duties and responsibilities in case of emergency; launching an efficient operational plan by cooperating with highly experienced executives within each outlet to ensure the smooth operation throughout the journey, and thirdly accelerating its fast and flexible distribution system. The company is also aiding COVID-19 prevention operations by using its logistics network to distribute 15 million baht of medical equipment, supported by TCP Group, to needy hospitals nationwide.    

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TCP Group offers Thailand’s first COVID-19 automated analyzer to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

The 15-million-baht device uses Real Time PCR and facilitates 1,440 screenings per day. Its 99.8-percent precision helps cut the duration of diagnosis, stave off contamination, lessen risks exposed to healthcare personnel and close out the chance of infection.

In early April 2020, Mr. Saravoot Yoovidhya, Chief Executive Officer, TCP Group, donated Thailand’s first COVID-19 automated analyzer, to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Prof. Suttipong Wacharasindhu, M.D., Director, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, accepted the 15-million-baht instrument at the microbiology laboratory, 3rd floor, Bhumisiri Mangkhalanusorn Building.

Asst. Prof. Pokrath Hansasuta, M.D., Ph.D. Chief of Virology Unit, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, said, “I’d like to express my gratitude to TCP Group for the donation of the automated analyzer to detect the COVID-19 during such difficult time. The device will not only tighten confidence and cut risks on healthcare teams, but also reinforce efficiency and speed of testing the virus. That is, the sooner we detect or diagnose a case, the better. This innovative instrument contributes to preventive measures and lessens infection. Its potential also facilitates screening tasks from other hospitals”.

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TCP Group supports negative pressure cabinet manufacture and delivery from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital to various hospitals nationwide

The COVID-19 test booths contribute largely to the prevention and the mitigation of risks among medical professionals. They are devised by Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society.

TCP Group supports the medical community to quell the COVID-19 virus. As for the latest campaign, TCP Group offered helping hands over the manufacture of COVID-19 testing booths which are rolled out by King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society. To ensure adequate supply in other provinces, Durbell, a distribution and logistics firm under TCP Group, delivered 50 booths to provincial hospitals.

Made with crystal-clear rectangular acrylic, the negative pressure cabinet for collecting specimens from COVID-19 patients prevent germ spread. It prevents the proliferation of germs while medical staff is collecting respiratory secretions from the throat and nasal cavities of patients infected with COVID-19, which in turn increases the safety and confidence of medical personnel.          

   

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TCP supports King Chulalongkorn Memoria

As the COVID-19 fight is demanding, every detail at a hospital deserves a meticulous care

TCP Group’s dedicated taskforce working in collaboration with King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society, donated equipment and items that are indispensable to ensuring sanity in operation and good quality of lives of healthcare personnel at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society, and Siriraj Hospital.

  • Slippers for surgery and clean rooms 100 pairs of ANNO worth 28,000 baht in total were donated to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital
  • Finger Pulse Oximeter 50 Microlife OXY200 Fingertip Oximeters worth 47,500 baht in total were allocated to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital
  • One air conditioner ‘Daikin’ including installation worth 29,700 baht was given to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital
  • 30 pairs of Intercom Commax and Fujitel worth 42,800 baht in total 
  • 50 PPE suits worth 35,000 baht in total were set aside to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital
  • 50 PPE suits worth 35,000 baht in total were Siriraj Hospital’s quota

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TCP donates 100,000 alternative masks to medical professionals and the general public

 

March 23, 2020
Innovative masks help ease shortage on a primarily basis.

Mr. Saravoot Yoovidhya, Chief Executive Officer of TCP Group, says: “As the COVID-19 infection is widespread, the World’s Health Organization (WHO), has designated the virus as a pandemic. To help cope with the hardship, TCP Group has donated alternative face masks made with special technology to guard against the disease to medical professionals. The distribution ensured that the workers were equipped with adequate supply of protective equipment when being on duty and also provided those in need with necessary masks to overcome the crisis together.”

The newly-developed equipment present the exclusive Nano Zinc Oxide Technology that penetrate through Perma into deeper layers of fabric. The innovative masks protect germs throughout lifespan and can tolerate up to 100 washings, according to the test by the Thailand Textile Institute. Over 100,000 masks have been given to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and other hospitals. Another 20,000 items have been made ready for the general public nationwide.

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TCP Group debuts a dedicated taskforce to offer precise and prompt assistance to healthcare workers

 

Key equipment and medical device procurement and delivery operate on a daily basis

Amid the widespread COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand, healthcare professionals are dedicating their lives to fight the crisis and are in an emergent need of a myriad of assistance.

TCP Group has introduced a dedicated unit comprising of in-house directors across departments to closely liaise with physicians at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society. The daily operation actively monitors overall issues at the hospital, together with problems across Thailand that are reported to the agency. The body will promptly offer assistance by procuring, dispatching and donating stuff and equipment that are vital to the work and well-being of medical workers. The mission is supported by the potential of TCP Group which is a large organization offering logistics service nationwide.

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Get well soon Wuhan!

TCP Group and Chinese partners offer 54 million baht for COVID-19 relief efforts

In January 2020, the COVID-19 crisis was severe in China as the country was where the outbreak began. TCP Group and Chinese business partners donated Red Bull drinks to medical workers at hospitals in Wuhan and offered 54-million-baht (11 million yuan) financial aids to charitable agencies that coped with the Wuhan crisis such as Red Cross Society of China in Hubei. The campaign aimed to refresh workers to keep restoring the city.     

The tie between TCP Group and China has long been cordial and warm. Introduced in 1993, TCP Group’s Red Bull cans entitled Hong Niu was a phenomenal success and became the top energy brand in short time. Red Bull or Hong Niu has since been the number one energy beverage in China.

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