The Government Pension Fund Strategic Plans (2021 - 2023) had been developed under three strategic frameworks including Sustainable Pension Fund Model, National Strategy (2018-2037) and the GPF Missions stated in Government Pension Fund Act B.E. 2539 (AD 1996)
Sustainable Pension Fund Model was adapted from Mercer Global Pension Index. Mercer has used this index to rate and rank pension fund worldwide. Criteria to score comprise of:
Adequacy (Weight 40%) : The distinguish emphasizing weight reflects the importance of “Adequacy,” which the pension fund should pay high attention as it is the fiduciary duty toward members. Therefore, GPF strategic plans had been developed with fully intention to “maximize saving contribution” for members by efficiently investing and effective communicating to stimulate members to understand the importance of saving by contribute more and choose to invest in the suitable investment plans.
Sustainability (Weight 35%) : “Sustainability” can be considered in two implications:
Integrity (Weight 25%) : “Integrity” means the pension fund must hold the governance principles by issuing relevant guideline and having compliance system. It should hold on the segregation of duty so as the check and balance. All principles must be written in form of paper and be integrated in investment process and organizational management.
The national strategy is employed as the country’s goal for sustainable national development in accordance with the principle of good governance. It is a framework for formulating consistent and integrated plans in a congruous drive to achieve the setting goals within 20 years (2018 -2037). Fully aware of the essence of the national strategy and the mission of GPF, this GPF strategic plan then had been developed in line with the key indicator of ‘Social equality and equity’ describing under clause 4.1.1 as to promote and stimulate all group of people to save and invest for long term benefit, which will increase their capability to be self - reliance in term of economy.
SGPF missions are:
According to these strategic frameworks, GPF places the vision to become Thai Pension Fund with World Class Standard. To accomplish this challenging vision, GPF had crafted the strategic plans under three main management focus including Investment, Member and Organization. All strategic plans aim to achieve one ultimate goal that is to ensure GPF is the pride pension fund for not only its members but all Thais in the sense that GPF aligns with global platform standards in both working process and fund management to generate sustainable and long-term return for its members and global sustainability.
In summary, the GPF Strategic Plans 2021 are as below:
Strategic plans under Investment - Target Objective: Sustainable and Long-term Return
Strategic plans under Member - Target Objective: Enhance Saving and Engagement
Strategic plans under Organization - Target Objective: Trust and Contribution