Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

All Thai factories ordered to go ‘green’ by 2025

All Thai factories should have Green Industry certification by 2025, according to a deadline set by Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit on Tuesday.Suriya ordered the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) to push all 71,130 industrial plants across the country to achieve Green Industry standards developed by ...

The Nation Reporter

Germany assists Thailand to 'go green'

Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit has pledged to cooperate with the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce (GTCC) to promote clean industry, as a means of reducing pollution problems including PM2.5 and making Thai industry more sustainable.“The German-Thai Chamber of Commerce offers to help Thailand make its industrial ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

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

Thailand pushes biodegradable plastic bag research commercialization

Thailand’s National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) has joined forces with private companies and SMEs in Thailand to develop bags made from tapioca starch which completely degrade in four months.Commercialization of this innovation can help with the farming sector in keeping with the Bio-Circular-Green ...

The Finn spearheading a charge to make Thailand's rubbish go round in circles

As Finland is the world’s first country to launch a national roadmap for its transition to a circular economy by 2025, the northern European nation is encouraging Thailand to adopt the model where resources are continually reused for the sustainable future of our planet.Keep reading ...

Thana Boonlert

Production moves away from plastic

Thailand’s packaging and printing industries are shifting to produce bio-flexible packaging products in line with the government’s policy to ban plastic packaging in the future, says the Thai Packaging Association.Keep reading ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

Social Enterprise: The New Path to Thailand’s Sustainable Development

Social Enterprise (SE) is a concept Thai society is already familiar with. The term refers to a model that applies business solutions to social and environmental problems. Recently, Thai government has worked on a legal framework for Social Enterprise i.e., The Social Enterprises Act which ...

Creating the virtuous circle

While a growing population and robust economic growth rate are desired by many, the consequences of such drastic developments can take a toll on society and the environment, as seen through rising pollution, rampant poverty and resource scarcity. Keep reading ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

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