June 19, 2013
22 March 2013
The Japanese government, under its grant assistance for grassroots human security projects scheme (GGP), is providing Bt1.88 million for waste-management centres and promoting waste recycling in Samokhae sub-district in the Muang district of Phitsanulok province.
22 March 2013
Richard Abela, country president of Novartis (Thailand) has donated Bt473,000 to the Pattaya Redemptorist School for the Blind, under the patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
3 March 2013
Lenovo is rated as “Prime” by Oekom Research, an independent research institute specialising in corporate-responsibility assessments.
18 June 2013
CH. Karnchang organizes "One Drop is Life" blood donation campaign for the Thai Red Cross.
How to finance solutions in innovative areas and how to make sure that these funds are correctly used through a governance process that is transparent and accountable is extremely important Benedito Braga, World Water Council president
The story of humanity is now the story of the city. The slow migration from rural to urban living became a torrent in the 20th century and, by the middle of this century, 80% of the world’s population will call a city their home; 4 billion will be under 30. Of course, “the city” is not a singular object; Addis Ababa is different from London, London is different from Rio, and Rio is different from Tokyo. However, the challenges and opportunities may be familiar across them all.
In a market where both residential and commercial consumers are giving recognition to their carbon footprint and taking control of their consumption, energy suppliers, technology companies, and even the government is getting involved -- making consumption data more accessible, creating initiatives that make these partnerships more feasible, and creating systems and technology to simplify and gauge behaviors and performance.
By Clare Whitmell
Gone are the days when sustainability in business was about environmental compliance or turning up once a year for a community outreach project. Progressive businesses are looking at the long-term risks and opportunities that arise from the 'wicked problems' of climate change, resource depletion and population growth, to name but a few.
By CSR Asia Centre
To CSR Asia Centre at AIT, 12 key messages have been formulated that describe the role of business in climate change adaptation. As shown in a report "Climate Change Adaptation", the messages summarise key ﬁndings, and cover barriers, drivers, opportunities and gaps on harnessing the innovative capacity of the private sector to respond to climate change adaptation needs in South and Southeast Asia.