The following lists awards, recognitions and honors received by Central Group and its leadership throughout the years.

Highlight Award

Central Pattana was included in DJSI World for four consecutive years and in DISI Emerging Markets for eight consecutive years.
Central Pattana, Central Marketing Group, Central Home Group and The 1 received the Best Employer of Thailand 2021 award from Kincentric Thailand
Centara Hotels & Resorts under "Centara Earthcare" received GSTC-Recognised Standard from Global Sustainable Tourism Council.
Central Retail won 3 awards of 'All-Asia Executive Team' in Best CEO, Best CFO and Best IR Program from Institutional Investor, USA.
Central Group received Climate Action Awards in 'Food Waste Management' and 'Reforestation' by FeedUp@UN under the United Nations.
In 2022
  • Central Retail was selected to be in a Sustainability Yearbook Member 2022 from S&P Global (DJSI), since its first year of participation.
  • Tops Online won Best in eCommerce award in the supermarket/hypermarket category from the Asia eCommerce Awards 2021 in Singapore,
  • Central Retail received Global Best Employer Brand Awards 2022 from The Employer Branding Institute and World HRD Congress
  • The 1 won GOLD award from The 1 Traninee campaign at The ANDYs Awards 2022 in the Craft category
In 2021
  • Central Group received Climate Action Awards in 'Food Waste Management' and 'Reforestation' by FeedUp@UN under the United Nations.
  • Central Retail won 3 awards of 'All-Asia Executive Team' in Best CEO, Best CFO and Best IR Program from Institutional Investor, USA.
  • Central Pattana received 4 awards of All - Asia Executive Team under the category of Best CEO, Best CFO, Best IR Program and the second best of Best ESG from Institutional Investor, USA.
  • The 1 won Gold Award under the category of Best Loyalty Program – Retailer, and Silver Award under the category of Best Loyalty Program – Launch/Relaunch from The Loyalty & Engagement Awards 2021.
  • Centara Hotels & Resorts under "Centara Earthcare" received GSTC-Recognised Standard from Global Sustainable Tourism Council.
  • Central Retail Vietnam received the Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • Central Retail won Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll 2021 under the category of Consumer Discretionary in Thailand by Asiamoney
  • Central Retail received 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards Thailand under the category of Best in Future of Work from The Future Enterprise Award, Singapore
  • Central Retail received Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2021 under the category of Best Employer Brand Award from the Employer Branding Institute, India
  • Central Pattana won Top 10 Developers Award 2021 from BCI Asia Awards 2020/2021 for development of Central Si Racha, Central Ayutthaya and Centara Korat projects
  • The 1 won Gold Award under the category of Best Omni-channel Experience for the second year from CX Asia Excellence Awards 2021.
  • The 1 won "2021 CEO of the Year" and "2021 Best in Future of Connectedness" from IDC Thailand in the IDC Future Enterprise Awards.
  • Central JD Fintech received Best New Fintech Company and Best New Digital Payment App from International Finance Awards 2021.
  • Central Retail Vietnam was ranked number one in the Top 10 Most Reputable Retail Companies in 2021 by Vietnam Report Joint Stock Company.
  • Central Retail Vietnam received the Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Central Retail achieved 5 Asian Excellence Awards 2021 from Corporate Governance Asia, Hong Kong
  • Central Pattana won Gold Awards from HR Excellence Awards 2021, Singapore.
  • Central Pattana, Central Marketing Group, Central Home Group and The 1 received the Best Employer of Thailand 2021 award from Kincentric Thailand
  • Central Food Retail received Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Recognition Award 2021 : Platinum Status for the 11th consecutive year from the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM).
  • Central Retail Vietnam received the 2021 CSR Certificate of Recognition from The Saigon Times
  • Central Retail received the Gold Award for Best Community Programme for Jing Jai Farmers’ Market Project at ‘The 13th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards’, organized by The Pinnacle Group International, Singapore.
  • Central Pattana was included in DJSI World for four consecutive years and in DISI Emerging Markets for eight consecutive years.
  • Central Pattana received Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s Trophy for Marketing Excellence by Thailand Corporate Excellence Awards 2021.
In 2020
  • CPN was awarded with the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2020 from outstanding interior design of Central Phuket Floresta.
  • Central Retail won the BEST EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR, THAILAND from Alpha Sea, one of the four largest regional awards.
  • Central Department Store won The 2020 GIA Global Honoree for Excellence in Retail at the “The 2020 GIA Awards” from the USA.
  • Central Department Store won 2 Silver Awards at “Ad Stars 2020” from Busan, South Korea.
  • Central Food Retail received Innovation Award for Own Brand Products from Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA).
  • Central Food Hall and Tops Market received Food Safety System Certification 'FSSC 22000'
  • Healthiful, 1 of the Top 50 stores you wish you could have visited in 2020 recognized by IGD-Institute Grocery Distribution, UK
  • Big C / GO! Vietnam is listed among the Top 500 Largest Enterprises in Vietnam and ranked 2nd of Top 10 Prestigious Retail Companies by Vietnam Report Joint Stock Company
  • Big C / GO! Vietnam was one of the 30 most favorite Vietnamese brands in 2020.
In 2019
  • Open House Won global prize “2019 ICSC VIVA Award: Retail Design” from International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • The KaDeWe Group has been awarded one of three the “World's Best Personal Shopper” from The World Department Stores Forum 2019 (WDSF)
  • Park Hyatt Bangkok Hotel has been chosen as the “Best Hotel in Thailand” by DestinAsian 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards
  • ห้างเซ็นทรัล ได้รับรางวัล หนึ่งในองค์กรต้นแบบ ทำคุณประโยชน์ด้านสิ่งแวดล้อม
  • foodwOrld at centralwOrld granted the Asia’s first LEED Platinum award for Commercial Interior Retail
  • Central Group won Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards for 2 years in a row
  • Thai Watsadu CEO Suthisarn named Executive of the Year 2019
  • JD CENTRAL won the region’s 2nd prize of the ‘best use of social media’ at mob-ex awards 2019
  • Central Department Store awarded the gold trophies by AD STARS 2019
  • The 1 x Central Chat & Shop won Gold Award of Best Omni-Channel Experience at CX Asia Excellence Awards 2019
  • CPN the first and only Thai real estate developer listed on DJSI World and Emerging Markets
  • CPN receives 2 honorary awards “ASEAN Most Honored Companies & Best CFO Awards” from a leading US-based business publication
  • Central Food Retail Group wins three Influential Brands awards as top brands in Asia recognized by Generation Y consumers
  • Central Food Retail Group received 2019 AMCHAM CSR Excellence Recognition Award in Gold Level
  • Influential Brands(R) (Singapore) and Neo Target unveils Gen Y's most preferred brands in 2019 in the lead up to the "2019 Asia CEO Summit & Award Ceremony" awarded for Central Department Store, Central Food Hall, Tops Market, FamilyMart, Auntie Anne’s, Mister Donut
  • Marketing ASIA e-Commerce Awards 2019 awarded OVERALL ECOMMERCE ERETAILER OF THE YEAR for Central JD Commerce
In 2018
  • Centara Hotels and Resorts Group received Traveler's Choice Awards. In the family category from TripAdvisor Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort in Pattaya was ranked #1 in Thailand. Centara Grand Beach Resort in Phuket was #4 and Centara Karon Beach Resort, also in Phuket, was #7
  • Centara Hotels and Resorts Group received ASA Real Estate Development Awards 2018 in hotel category from Thai Association of Landscape Architects
  • Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited was announced as one of 100 publicly listed companies from a total of 683 companies (excluding businesses that have been undergoing rehabilitation) for 3 consecutive years that are outstanding in terms of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) from Thaipat
  • Central Group received certificate of honor Outstanding Performance: Commerce 2018 in ASA Real Estate Awards 2018 from Thai Association of Landscape Architects
  • CPN received DRIVE AWARD 2018 Excellence in Finance categories as the best company in financial management   from MBA Chula Alumni Association
  • OPEN HOUSE won "the Most Beautiful Bookstore for 2017" from Asian Bookstore Forum 2018 in Chengdu, China.
  • Central Embassy won 3 categories from PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards 2018 ; Best Retail Development, Best Retail Architectural Design and Best Universal Design Development.
  • OPEN HOUSE has been awarded the "Good Design Award 2018″, one of the four greatest design awards in the world, in the category of construction/space design/sign system for commercial facilities from Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP), Japan.
  • CENTRAL EMBASSY and its 2 anchors have won the 2018 ISCS Asia-Pacific Shopping Center Awards by the International Council of Shopping Centers-ICSC. Central Embassy is awarded the Silver Winner under New Development category. Furthermore, Open House and SIWILAI City Club has also received the Gold Winner  and Silver Winner, respectively under the category of Retail Concept.
  • BigC Vietnam has received the Recognition Award for partnering and supporting the Vietnam Government from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam
  • OPEN HOUSE won "Best Leisure Concept in a Retail Space" from MAPIC Awards 2018, Cannes, France.
  • CENTRAL EMBASSY was voted by Chinese tourists to be the Top 10 people’s choice awards Thailand in 2017. The award was organized by The Tourism Authority of Thailand.
  • CENTRAL EMBASSY won PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final 2018 in categories of Best Retail Development, Best Retail Architectural Design, and Best Universal Design Development in Asia.
In 2017
  • Open House, Central Embassy won Design For Asia GRAND AWARD from the Hong Kong Design Centre
  • Central Plaza Nakhon Si Thammarat and CentralFestival  EastVille won Asia Pacific Property Awards 2017-2018 'Retail Development for Thailand' of International Property Awards          
  • CentralFestival  EastVille won 2017 ICSC Asia Pacific Shopping Centre Awards Silver Award - New Development of International Council of Shopping Centers: ICSC
  • Open House, Central Embassy has been selected to be "the Most Beautiful Bookstore for 2017" from the Asian Bookstore Forum 2018 in Chengdu, China.
In 2016
  • Tops Supermarket Chidlom branch was recognized by Canadian Grocer as 1 of the World's 25 Grocery Stores to visit before you die
  • Central Food Hall was nominated to be Asia's 5 Best Premium Stores to Learn From by IGD
  • CFR won PLMA's World Private Label International Salute to Excellence Awards in the Category of Baby & Kids Care
  • CFR was awarded Brand of The Year 2016 from Word Branding Awards, UK
  • Central Plaza West Gate won Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016 'Highly Commended' Retail Development Thailand of International Property Awards    
  • Central Plaza Rayong won Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016 '5 Stars' Best Retail Development Thailand of International Property Awards
  • Groove @ CentralWorld won TALA Awards 2016: Awards of Excellence, General Design: Commercial of Thai Association of Landscape Architects (TALA)
In 2015
  • Yuwadee Chirathivat was recognized by Forbes as one of the 50 Powerful Businesswomen in Asia.
  • CPN and Centara Hotels and Resorts Group were awarded "Thailand's Top Corporate Brand 2015" in Real Estate Segment and in Tourism and Recreation Segment respectively from Master of Science in Marketing Program at Chulalongkorn Business School, Chulalongkorn University
  • Central Plaza Salaya and Central Festival Hatyai won Asia Property Awards 2015 'Highly Commended' Retail Development Thailand from International Property Awards
In 2014
  • Sudhitham Chirathivat was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award from The World Retail Congress Asia Pacific in Singapore.
In 2013
  • Central Food Retail was awarded the “Produce Retailer of the Year” by Asia Fruit Logistica in recognition of the outstanding fresh produce.
  • Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin won “Outstanding Performance: Tourist Accommodation” from the 9th Thailand Tourism Awards.
In 2012
  • CPN received SET Awards 2012’s Top Corporate Governance Report Awards from the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Finance and Banking Magazine.
  • Kobchai Chirathivat, former President and CEO of CPN, won Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 Thailand from Enterprise Asia.
In 2011
  • Central Group's retail business unit won the "Best of Best Retailer" in the Asia-Pacific Region" Award from Retail Asia.
  • Robinson Department Store was selected by Forbes Asia Magazine as one of "Asia's 200 Best Under a Billion USD".
  • Central Festival Pattaya Beach received "Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 in Retail Development for Thailand" from International Property Awards in association with Bloomberg Television and Google.
  • Hilton Pattaya, under the management of CPN, won Hospitality Design Awards from Hospitality Design Magazine, Broadway, New York, USA.
In 2010
  • Central Department Store was nominated to be among the Top 5 “Department Stores of the Year” in the 2nd Global Department Store Summit, held in New York.
  • CentralWorld won International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC)’s “Best of the Best” Award 2010.
In 2008
  • ZEN received the “Euroshop Retail Design Award” during the European Global Retail Symposium.
In 2006
  • Central Food Retail (CFR) was voted 3rd in the ranking of “The Grocer”, the UK’s leading food magazine.
In 2005
  • Central Group’s retail business unit won Retail Asia’s “Best of the Best” Award.
In 2004
  • Yuwadee Chirathivat, then Central Department Store president, became the first-ever woman president of the Intercontinental Group of Department Stores (IGDS).