Royal Phuket Marina (RPM) has recently been recognized as Thailand’s leading sustainable marina, acquiring the prestigious Carbon Footprint Organisation (CFO) certification from the TGO Authority. This achievement marks a significant step in RPM’s journey to become the world’s first carbonneutral marina, an ambitious objective that involves drastically reducing emissions and implementing further carbon offsetting measures.
On September 6, 2023, at 9:00 am, Wat Bunyarikaram School in Bo Phut Subdistrict, Koh Samui District, marked the beginning of a significant environmental project. Mr. Suchat Srisai, a member of the Health Insurance Fund Committee, presided over the opening ceremony of the WasteFree School Project. The event brought together community committee members, teachers, students, and municipal employees from the Department of Public Health and Environment.
The Sound of Earth live music concert took place on August 19, 2023, at 5:00 pm in the picturesque Fisherman’s Village of Bo Phut, Koh Samui. This unique event featured captivating performances by the Sound of Earth artists group, led by Mr. Naresak Rattanaveroj (John Nuvo), and local artists who love nature and the sound of music.
Koh Samui, a beautiful island located in the Gulf of Thailand, recently played host to an essential government event. On August 8, 2023, key stakeholders gathered at the Phet Samui meeting room within the Koh Samui Municipality Office to discuss pressing matters and further collaboration.
TOA, a leading paint company, recently announced its ambitious plan to plant over 2 million trees by 2034 through its “TOA SAVE US SAVE EARTH” reforestation project. This initiative aims to support their objective of achieving netzero emissions by 2050. TOA’s dedication to sustainable business operations is demonstrated by adhering to the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework, promoting longterm business growth, and striving for a greener future.
Ko Samui, a beautiful island in Thailand, has been facing challenges related to plastic waste management. To address this issue, the Ko Samui Municipality, together with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF Thailand), have launched an initiative called the Plastic Smart Cities project. The primary aim of this joint effort is to reduce plastic waste in the area by 30% by 2024.
The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) has devised a plan to support research targeting the improvement of souvenirs sold on Koh Samui, a wellknown tourist destination. The island’s main economic crop is coconut, with other plants such as banana also being widely used in souvenir production.