Sustainable Development Goals

Thailand seeks gender equality in government agencies

The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) has held a workshop on the establishment of a gender equality coordination center, to serve as a model organization promoting equality between men and women.The MSDHS Permanent Secretary Porametee Vimolsiri, presiding over a workshop on the ...

Lampang, Kanchanaburi considered for sustainable city plan

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has employed Chulalongkorn University to study and come up with a plan for a Sustainable Future City (SFC), the council’s deputy secretary-general Anek Memongkol said.The study, for which Bt9.5 million has been earmarked, will take 12 months ...

The Nation Reporter

Banking on the sea

Fishing is big business in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand. The industry supports a millions of people in the region and accounts for some 10 per cent of total global fisheries production every year.But the region’s success as a seafood exporter has ...

Striving for a greener future

While Germany transitions to a low-carbon, nuclear-free future, it is working to encourage other countries, including Thailand, to jump on the environmental bandwagon.The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is training energy officers nationwide under a partial coronavirus lockdown to fight climate change. It ...

Thana Boonlert

19 Thai unis list on 'THE Impact' ranks

Approximately 19 Thai universities are listed on the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings (THE Impact), global performance scales assessing universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which consider their research, outreach and stewardship.Chulalongkorn University is ranked first in Thailand and 45th in the ...

Kornchanok Raksaseri

Govt gets low scores for gender parity

The government has been criticised by female activists for restricting their access to justice and silencing rights advocates, ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day which falls on Sunday.The activists said the government has continued to engage in such actions, despite having endorsed the legally-binding ...

Thana Boonlert

BCG brings sustainability to economy [Video]

The problem of plastic waste started to grow when the world economy started to be driven by heavy industries. The problem has affected the ecosystem and people’s quality of life, as all nations have made the matter top agenda. This gave life to the concept ...

52 factories expected to    join eco-friendly efforts

The Industrial Works Department is teaming up with 52 factories in central and southern regions to promote eco-friendly concepts that reduce CO2 emissions and save on energy consumption in the country’s industrial sector.The department under the Industry Ministry is promoting the bio-circular green scheme, expecting ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

TISI releases circular economy guidelines

The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (Tisi) announced on December 20 that it has adopted the circular economy philosophy, in line with the operational guidelines drawn up for all organizations wanting to better manage their resources, Wanchai Panomchai, Tisi secretary general, revealed.The circular economy covers product ...

The Nation Reporter

MoU signed for lowering of green house gas emission

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) on December 18 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan’s Dowa Eco-System Co Ltd (DES) for the fluorocarbons (FCs) management project of the Ministry of the Environment.The signing is related to the Japan government’s help in improving ...

The Nation Reporter

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