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Chemicals Business, SCG, Joins Forces with 20 Partners from Public, Private, and Civil Society to Drive Sustainable Plastic and Waste Management

Date: 6 Jun 2018

Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop, President of SCG Chemicals, signed a memorandum of understanding to join a collaboration “Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Plastic and Waste Management” initiated by Plastic Industry Club under the Federation of Thai Industries, Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD), private sector and civil society. The partnership declared its intention to collaboratively drive the initiative for at least 5 years with an aim to reduce waste and promote sustainable plastic and waste management by adopting Circular Economy approaches. The initiative aims to mobilize action to reduce plastic waste in Thai ocean with no less than 50 percent by the year 2027. 20 partnering organizations took part in the collaborative effort. The MoU ceremony was held at Eden Zone, CentralWorld on World Environment Day, 5th June 2018.