• November 25, 2022 | 06:33 PM

    Sustainable practices will help Thailand with its net-zero goals: Varawut

    Sustainable consumption, production and a circular economy are the key drivers to help Thailand achieve its carbon neutrality goal, Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa said. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 16th Asia-Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) at Pathumwan Princess Hotel in Bangkok on Monday. He said the production sector should focus on environmental preservation and adapt ...
  • October 26, 2022 | 06:04 PM

    Making reliable claims and applying the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information

    UNEP, TEI and partners are delighted to invite you to our workshop on “Making reliable claims and applying the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information, in Nov 10th, 2022, 2:00-4:30 PM Bangkok Time. The workshop aims to improve the way companies communicate product sustainability information to consumers. The topics that will be covered in this workshop include: -Consumer and sustainable consumption -Mindsets for a...
  • April 21, 2022 | 05:29 PM
  • March 24, 2022 | 02:06 PM

    EPR for Plastics in Viet Nam: Challenges and Opportunities

    ASEAN+3 Private Sector Initiatives to Reduce Marine Plastics - online event series The private sector in ASEAN+3 countries have been contributing significantly to the reduction of plastic waste and by consequence marine plastic debris in the region. Their efforts can range from both production and consumption (so-called “upstream”) level to recycling and waste management (so-called “downstream”) level. In Viet Nam, the ...
  • Febuary 7, 2022 | 05:05 PM

    Toward plastic waste free Thailand – Single use plastic reduction and replacement Seminar

    Plastic is a material that is versatile, resistant, lightweight, and inexpensive to produce, which makes it ubiquitous in our everyday lives. However, the amount of plastic waste released in our environment and its negative effects on our marine ecosystem have attracted increasing scientific concern. Alarmed by this regional situation, the ASEAN Member States recognises the urgent need to combat marine litter, including by promoting platforms for...
  • January 31, 2022 | 06:12 PM
  • October 29, 2021 | 04:45 PM

    Live from Glasgow: Climate Engagement for Systems Change

    Explore how engaging the voices of citizens, residents, and under-represented communities can lead to better policy-making. About this event World leaders are gathering at COP26 to negotiate the phase-out of greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Living up to these commitments will require accelerated action across every sector, all while managing the impacts of increased extreme weather events and other s...
  • October 20, 2021 | 06:15 PM

    Achieving just transition to net-zero economy key to building climate-resilience in Thailand

    According to the Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayuth Chan-o-cha, today’s commitment underscores the fact that climate action could not be more urgent, and leadership by the private sector is crucial to Thailand’s efforts in successfully tackling climate change. Business leaders representing Thailand’s major industries today joined the Global Compact Network Thailand (GCNT) Forum 2021 and United Nations in issuing a st...
  • September 17, 2021 | 05:51 PM
  • August 17, 2021 | 02:21 PM

    BCG model touted as solution for ailing economy

    Mr Suvit says many Thai companies have conducted research on how to create added value for sugar cane and rice. The bio-, circular and green (BCG) economy is likely the best model in the short term to revitalise a Thai economy battered by Covid-19 outbreaks, says Suvit Maesincee, the former higher education, science, research and innovation minister. Based on Thailand's strengths in agriculture, its rich natural resources, diversity and p...
  • August 11, 2021 | 11:06 AM

    Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis, the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report

    https://www.ipcc.ch/assessment-report/ar6/ https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2021/08/IPCC_WGI-AR6-Press-Release_en.pdf
  • August 5, 2021 | 04:10 PM

    How changemakers in Bangkok are popularising the circular economy

    Cities tackling interconnected issues for a circular economy will need to pursue new ways of engaging and collaborating among stakeholders. Changemakers in Bangkok have learned first-hand what early conversations with leaders in business and policy need to drive circular change. Plastic is a global scourge and accounts for up to12 percent of Thailand’s total wasteevery year, amounting to a total of 2 tons according to the Pollutio...