Sustainable Development Goals

Excise Dept promotes ESG issues to achieve sustainable development

The Excise Department advises business operators to turn crises into opportunities, transforming businesses towards sustainability.The department is promoting sustainable business practices by offering tax incentives for businesses that prioritise environmental concerns.Excise Department Director General Ekniti Nitithanprapas, said environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are a ...

The Nation Reporter

MOI plans to expand carbon credit plans

The Ministry of Interior (MOI) is marking the success of local body efforts to manage household waste and cut carbon emissions. It on Wednesday declared the success of “Food Waste Management for Climate Action and a Commitment to Sustainable Thailand” as it aims to expand efforts ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Cooperation key to fighting climate change, says Prayut at Escap meeting

Thailand emphasised the importance of cooperation in the Asia Pacific to combat climate change during the annual regional meeting “79th Commission Session [CS79]” last week.The meeting on “Accelerating climate action in Asia and the Pacific for sustainable development” was held at the United Nations Conference ...

The Nation Reporter

Govt, EU, UN trumpet SDG cooperation

The European Union (EU), the Ministry of Interior (MOI), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced the launch of the “Strengthening SDG Localization in Thailand” project. SDG stands for Sustainable Development Goals. With the EU funding, the initiative aims to accelerate Thailand’s commitment to the ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Seminar in Bangkok makes case for inclusive and environmentally responsible businesses in Asia

Environmentally friendly agricultural practices and empowerment of women were among key areas that panel speakers shared insightful ideas about at a seminar organised by Oxfam.The “Asia Inclusive and Responsible Business Forum 2023” was held at Amari Watergate Hotel in Bangkok on Tuesday.The discussion aimed to ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand will leave no one behind development process, says Department of International Organisations

Thailand’s relevant policies and projects will ensure that no one is left behind in the development process, said Eksiri Pintaruchi Director-General of the Department of International Organisations on February 13.In the seminar titled “Asia and the Pacific Regional Seminar on the Contribution of Development to ...

The Nation Reporter

Bangkok signs Asia declaration for clean water, land and air in cities

The Thai capital has joined other Asian cities in a binding agreement to improve the quality of their environment for citizens.The Indore 3R Declaration of Asian Mayors on Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air in Cities was signed during the 11th Regional 3R ...

The Nation Reporter

Leading businesses in Thailand join Global Compact-United Nations push for climate action

The event organizers – Global Compact Network Thailand (GCNT), the United Nations in Thailand, and the British Embassy – applauded the companies at the event that already were embedding sustainability into their operations and encouraged more businesses to join the movement.Representatives of 77 companies in ...

The Nation Reporter

Disparity worsens ocean pollution

Ocean plastic pollution is threatening humanity and Thailand cannot escape the blame as one of the world’s worst marine polluters. Although the government has pledged to tackle marine pollution, one thing is certain. Success is out of reach if the state authorities fail to engage ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

On Gender, Thailand is still Unequal

It’s difficult not to sound like a broken record when discussing gender inequality in Thailand, but unless the situation improves, it’s a conversation we must keep having. Celebrating International Women’s Day, like we did this Monday, would be meaningless without addressing the reality that many ...

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