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19 Jul 2019 16:50:00
SET News :SET and IPPD join hands to foster research on sustainable development
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       SET News 52/ 2019
                 July 19, 2019

SET and IPPD join hands to foster research on sustainable development

BANGKOK, July 19, 2019 ? The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and The Institute 
of Public Policy and Development (IPPD), under the Thai government think tank,
signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly conduct insightful and
practical researches to benefit the country's economic and social development,
as well as exchanging knowledge and utilizing big data to sustainably enhance
the business sector and the society as a whole.

SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said that SET realizes the importance of 
research studies and has continuously joined forces with academic, public, and
private organizations to conduct research work to further support the
sustainable development of the Thai capital market and economy, in line with the
vision "To Make the Capital Market 'Work' for Everyone". Today's MoU focuses on
conducting research development to enable Thai businesses and the public to be
well-prepared and move ahead in the ever-changing landscape. Significantly, this
collaboration will make use of the big data for the sample size, as well as the
 exchange of human resource and knowledge.

IPPD Managing Director Sorapop Kiatpongsan said that we are delighted to take 
part in this project in research studies for the benefit of the economy and
society towards sustainability. The first phrase will focus on savings,
investment, business and social sectors' sustainability, with an aim to enhance
savings and investment literacy, develop skills, while raising public and listed
firms' participation in various dimensions by using information and evidence
from the analyses and experiments.

In addition, SET, jointly with IPPD, has also organized a Capital Market 
Research Forum on "Disappearing Workforce" at the SET building in Bangkok, with
an honorary guest Stefano Scuratti, Regional Director, APAC Public Policy
Consulting, The Economist Intelligence Unit, presented a special report on "The
disappearing workforce? Why countries in Southeast Asia need to think about
fertility rates before it's too late". The forum was also joined by
distinguished guest speakers from both government and private sectors to
exchange opinion on future trends and how to be well prepared to lead change.

                                    "SET... Make it Work for Everyone"