The Role of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand
The American Chamber Of Commerce In Thailand ( AMCHAM Thailand) is a business association representing over 700 corporate members and over 2,000 executives. AMCHAM provides a point of exchange and coordination of efforts to improve business conditions and opportunities for American, Thai, and multinational companies operating in Thailand. AMCHAM members have invested over USD 50 billion in Thailand and employ 250,000 Thais. Additionally, members engage in Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR) and are dedicated to improving and developing the communities where they operate. AMCHAM also operates the AMCHAM Thailand Foundation through which it aims to improve the quality of education and the level of English proficiency in Thailand. The Chamber donates over Baht 10 million a year to the Foundation to support Thai schools, students, and teachers. AMCHAM members have committed to set an example for doing business responsibly through compliance with laws, good corporate citizenship, respect for the individual and dignity of the worker, training and education for employees, environmentally responsible business practices, respect and promotion of intellectual property rights, and high standards of professional and business ethics.