Friday October 20, 2017 06:56

SUSTAINABLE Press Releases

SCANIA held a CSR event SCANIA DRIVER COMPETITIONS THAILAND 2017 to create The skilled truck and bus drivers for sustainable transportation Automotive—19 Oct 17

SCANIA celebrated its 30th anniversary in Thailand by holding a CSR event, "SCANIA DRIVER COMPETITIONS THAILAND 2017" aiming to encourage truck and bus drivers to become competent and determined on the road under the concept "4D". Mr.Stefan Dorski,

IOD: Thai 2017 CG Score Hits 7-Yr High, Reflecting Board Leadership Towards Sustainable Growth Stcoks—17 Oct 17

Bangkok--17 Oct--IOD
Thai 2017 CG Score Hits 7-Yr High, Reflecting Board Leadership Towards Sustainable Growth

The 2017 CGR findings of 620 listed companies, conducted by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) in with support from the Stock Exchange of Thailand, showed a 'very good' result at 80%, marking the highest level since 2010 and up from 78% in 2016. The improvement in overall result derived mainly from two key categories namely the board responsibilities and role of stakeholders, demonstrating a stronger board leadership in governing significant issues and an emphasis of all stakeholders to ensure sustainable growth.

Thai listed companies showed improvement in corporate governance practices, with the average score shifting up to 'very good' from 'good' categories, Dr. Bandid Nijathaworn, President and CEO of the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), said at the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR) 2017 seminar on October 17, 2017.

The CGR 2017 assessment of 620 listed companies resulted in an average score of 80 percent, higher than the average of 78 percent achieved in 2016 (601 companies).

Average scores of Thai listed firms breached 70% in all categories including Rights of Shareholders (93 percent), Equitable Treatment of Shareholders (92 percent), Disclosure and Transparency (84 percent), and Role of

Asia-Pacific countries boost disaster resilience efforts at regional UN General—12 Oct 17

Asia-Pacific countries have endorsed a set of collective recommendations and initiatives to promote regional cooperation and support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on disaster risk reduction, at the first Disaster Resilience Week in

กิกะแบนด์ซิตี้ สร้างสังคมดิจิทัล สื่อสาร—12 Oct 17

เมื่อเร็วๆ นี้ สหภาพโทรคมนาคมนานาชาติ (ITU) ร่วมกับกระทรวงดิจิทัลเพื่อเศรษฐกิจและสังคม และ World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO) ได้จัดงานเสวนาระดับเอเชีย-แปซิฟิคครั้งที่ 3 ขึ้นที่กรุงเทพฯ

World Bank Group and GPIF Join Forces to Mobilize Capital Markets for Sustainable Stcoks—12 Oct 17

Washington, D.C., October 11, 2017—The World Bank Group and Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) have formalized a partnership that aims to expand markets for sustainable investing. Under the partnership, the World Bank Group and GPIF

Statement on Amravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project Stcoks—10 Oct 17

NEW DELHI, October 9, 2017: A report of the Inspection Panel, the World Bank Group's institutional accountability unit, regarding a request to investigate the World Bank's compliance with its internal policies while preparing the proposed Amravati


Award-winning destination management company, ASIA DMC, will further demonstrate its environmental credentials next month when Group Managing Director, Linh Le, debates the critical issue of sustainable tourism in an expert panel discussion at WTM London

Albania Puts Its Support Behind Sustainable Public Debt Management: Joins the World Bank Treasury Stcoks—06 Oct 17

WASHINGTON, DC October 5, 2017 — The World Bank Treasury announced today that Albania has joined the Government Debt and Risk Management (GDRM) program, a World Bank Treasury initiative sponsored by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic

ABB Digitalization for a sustainable growth of food beverage industry ไอที—05 Oct 17

เมื่อไม่นานมานี้ บริษัท เอบีบี จำกัด ได้จัดงาน ABB Digitalization for a sustainable growth of food & beverage industry ขึ้นที่โรงแรมคลาสสิก คามีโอ จ.อยุธยา เพื่อนำเสนอนวัตกรรมและดิจิทัลโซลูชั่นที่เกี่ยวกับอุตสาหกรรมาอาหารมาจัดแสดงให้กับผู้ที่สนใจ

Photo Release: Pullman Pattaya Hotel G receives a Green Hotel 2016 Lifestyle—04 Oct 17

Thiti Chantangphol (1st from left), Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration Regional Director, recently presented a Green Hotel certificate 2016 to Prarinya Charoenrat (2nd from left), the Executive Assistant Manager of Pullman Pattaya

Sustainable Organic and Artisanal Flavours at Elements General—02 Oct 17

Discerning consumers are becoming more and more informed about how their food is produced and where ingredients come from. Now diners can experience the flavours of French cuisine with Japanese influences as Executive Chef Antony Scholtmeyer and his team

Dusit Thani Freehold and Leasehold Property Fund receives green light to convert the fund into an Properties—02 Oct 17

Major unitholder Dusit Thani Public Company Limited votes in favour of the conversion, which will facilitate the company's strategy for sustainable and profitable growth Dusit Thani Public Company Limited, one of Thailand's foremost hotel and property

รมต.สุวิทย์ SEP for SDGs: หัวใจขับเคลื่อนThailand 4.0 ผสานพลังสู่การปฏิบัติจริง ทั่วไป—29 Sep 17

เป้าหมายการพัฒนายั่งยืนหรือ (SDGs) Sustainable Development Goals เป็นเป้าหมายการพัฒนาประเทศของสหประชาชาติที่อยู่ภายใต้การพัฒนา ปี ค.ศ.2030 โดยมีประเทศสมาชิก 194 ประเทศร่วมลงนามเพือรับรองและให้คำมั่นว่าจะร่วมกันบรรลุ SDGs ภายในปี ค.ศ. 2030

Phu Kradueng Wake up Run promotes sustainable sports tourism Lifestyle—29 Sep 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) Loei Office in cooperation with Phu Kradueng National Park is organising the 'Phu Kradueng Wake up Run' that will take place from 30 September to 2 October, 2017. Highlights include the run on 1 October, for

Sustainable Agriculture Principles for food security and more income for farmers presented to the General—29 Sep 17

The four principles for sustainable agriculture stress cooperation among all stakeholders as a key for food security and already helped 125,000 farmers to get additional income of 115 million USD. The ASEAN-German principles for sustainable agriculture

Photo Release: THAI Joins Hands with Central Lab Thai to Boost Inflight Meal Safety Standards for Lifestyle—29 Sep 17

Flight Lieutenant Montree Jumrieng (third from left), Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Sustainable Development, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mr.

Travel on Airbnb, enjoy your trip and respect your environment Lifestyle—28 Sep 17

This World Tourism Day (27 September), the focus is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, so Airbnb is shining the spotlight on 23 eco-friendly properties around the world. From a recycled shipping container to a house made out

International coalition to promote social enterprise and impact investment for sustainable General—28 Sep 17

Leading global and regional organisations have announced their support for an ambitious multi-stakeholder initiative to promote the growth of social enterprise and impact investment across the Asia-Pacific region as a means of accelerating progress of

500 thought leaders and Business Executives Convene in Bangkok at CSR Asia Summit to lead the General—27 Sep 17

Asia's top CSR event aims to incorporate innovation around sustainability and risk management to ensure competitive and long-term advantage for businesses CSR Asia Summit 2017, the annual leading conference on corporate social responsibility, takes place

European Union Holds RUN4RIGHTS at Lumpini Park on Sunday, December 10, 2017 Join us at Run4Rights, General—26 Sep 17

The European Union is founded on a strong engagement to promote and protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law. We believe that without respect for human rights, sustainable peace and stability, long-term development and prosperity cannot

Angsana Laguna Phuket and sister hotels in Laguna Phuket achieve EarthCheck Silver General—26 Sep 17

EarthCheck, the world's leading sustainable travel and tourism organization has certified Angsana Laguna Phuket and six other business units - Angsana Villas Resort Phuket, Angsana Vacation Club, Banyan Tree Phuket, Cassia Phuket, Banyan Tree Spa and

Schindler Lifts Mobility Standards with the Schindler 9300 Escalator Properties—26 Sep 17

Schindler continues to elevate its world-leading vision in elevators, escalators and moving walkways, with the new Schindler 9300 -- a smart and sustainable escalator for diverse building designs across Asia. Photo -

PTT - BAAC Together for Farmers to provide distribution channels and promote sustainable community General—25 Sep 17

PTT and BAAC worked together to assist Thai farmers with selling stands in PTT gas stations nationwide to deliver quality products directly to consumers for a better agricultural economy. Today (25 September, 2017), PTT Public company Limited and Bank

Photo Release: help providing sustainable catering General—22 Sep 17

From left to right, Ms Isabelle Louis, Deputy Regional Director for the UN Environment Programme, Regional Office Asia Pacific, Mr Gopi Krishnan, Head of Programmes ThaiHarvest|SOS – OzHarvest, Ms Rachael Ratican, Second Secretary, Political &

Raffles City Hangzhou: Improving Quality of Life Through Design Properties—21 Sep 17

Raffles City Hangzhou, a two-tower sustainable hub designed by Ben van Berkel / UNStudio, has been completed. The eighth Raffles City development by CapitaLand in China, it has become a major landmark along the green axis of Hangzhou's new CBD, and a

New UN ESCAP report highlights gender equality is pivotal to achieving sustainable General—21 Sep 17

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today released the first report to comprehensively map out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels of household, work, community and policy in

SET, alliances and listed firms join forces to hold Listed Companies Unite for Sustainable Thai Stcoks—21 Sep 17

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), Thai Listed Companies Association, mai Listed Companies Association, Thai Chamber of Commerce, The Federation of Thai Industries and The Thai Bankers' Association will jointly organize "Listed Companies Unite for

Photo Release: We Grow Together - PG Celebrates 30 Years in Thailand Says #Innovation, Leadership General—18 Sep 17

Mr. Raffy Fajardo, Managing Director of P&G (Thailand), together with Mrs. Kannika Jarusuraisin External Relations Director Procter & Gamble Trading (Thailand) announces the 30th Anniversary of P & G Thailand with the celebration theme "We

Photo Release: CNS attend Happy Money, Happy Retirement by SET General—15 Sep 17

Capital Nomura Securities Public Company Limited or CNS, presented product and service in "Happy money, Happy Retirement" project, organized by The Stock Exchange of Thailand to encourage the company officer to start saving money for sustainable

Thailand embarks on a journey to clean the Kingdoms oceans Lifestyle—15 Sep 17

Ko Samet, Rayong – Marking another important milestone in the development of sustainable tourism in the Kingdom of Thailand, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially kicked off the "Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand" project during an