CSR Focus 2019

STARTING DATE: 1 Oct 2019

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TOTAL UPDATE: 7 STORIES

Efforts to end plastic pollution

CSR Focus 2019
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1 Oct 2019

Rethinking plastics

People from different backgrounds share their measures to reduce plastic use in their everyday life.

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Rethinking plastics
1 Oct 2019

Bags of opportunities

A whale found in Songkhla last year and a baby dugong Mariam are among the victims. Two million tons of plastic debris is tossed away into the ocean each year, killing an uncountable number of marine creatures. Thailand ranks the world’s sixth-biggest generator of plastic waste into the sea but now the tragic deaths of marine life are alarming and waking us up to the need to protect and rehabilitate the environment - not only for animals, but for our own descendants.

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Bags of opportunities
30 Sep 2019

A little help from hospitality

Thailand is known globally as one of the world’s worst polluters and is ranked in the top 10 countries which allow plastic waste to wind up in the ocean.

30 Sep 2019 5
A little help from hospitality
30 Sep 2019

Can plastic waste be contained?

For Covestro (Thailand), plastic waste is a serious challenge globally. That is why it joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as a co-founder.

30 Sep 2019 5
Can plastic waste be contained?
30 Sep 2019

Collaboration key to ending plastic waste

Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa’s asking 43 giant retailers, major plastic manufacturers and leading department stores to stop handing out single-use plastic bags starting January next year is a game changer in Thailand’s ongoing campaign to end plastic waste.

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Collaboration key to ending plastic waste
30 Sep 2019

Declaring war on plastic waste

In 1950, the world had a population of 2.5 billion. They produced roughly 1.5 million tonnes of plastic each year, according to Surfers Against Sewage, one of the United Kingdom’s most active environmental charities.

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30 Sep 2019

From humble plastic bottles to highly desirable monks’ robes

In an open hall at Wat Chak Daeng in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng district, Thitinan Ratsameesang skilfully moves her hands and feet on a wooden loom to weave cloth. The material looks like fine white cotton yarn, but it is not.

30 Sep 2019
From humble plastic bottles to highly desirable monks’ robes