Conservation of Environment and Natural Resources

A healthy environment is necessary for life. We educate our customers about sustainability, offer green finance and follow sound environmental practices in our own business.

Energy Conservation Policy

Under the current situation, energy consumption in Thailand continues to increase constantly. Bangkok Bank Public recognizes the importance of energy conservation; therefore, we have set out the guidelines to promote the efficient energy consumptions to accomplish optimal benefits as follows:

  • Executives and employees at all levels have the duty and responsibility to cooperate in the implementation of energy management practices in accordance with this Policy.
  • The Bank will proceed and develop a proper energy management system to include energy conservation as a part of the Bank's operations to comply with concerned laws and regulations.
  • The Bank will establish an Energy Management Working Committee to ensure that energy management system is in accordance with policies, plans and targets specified.
  • The Bank will continuously improve its energy consumption efficiency in line with its business operations, technology advancement, and good practices procedures.
  • The Bank will set out an annual energy conservation targets and communicate to all employees to understand and fulfill accordingly.
  • The Bank will provide necessary supports, including human resources, budgeting, working time, trainings and employee participations to improve its energy management development.
  • The Bank will control, monitor and evaluate its energy management system regularly, and preparing the annual report of the activities.
  • The management and the Energy Management Working Committee will review this Energy Conservation Policy at least once a year.

Practice to alleviate climate change and global warming

Bangkok Bank is certified according to TGO Guidance of the Carbon Footprint for Organization from Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization).

Click here to view the Certificates the Bank achieved

Conservation of Environment and Natural Resources

Bangkok Bank recognizes that a healthy environment is crucial to human life. Accordingly, the Bank is committed to meeting high environmental standards, supporting efficient resource use, and initiating educational campaigns about energy and environmental conservation for sustainable benefits. The Bank practices environmental conservation in its own organization and supports initiatives of other parties, including our customers.

Financial Products promoting Environmental Preservation

Bangkok Bank has a policy to support entrepreneurs to develop or apply technology which is environmentally-friendly and efficient in energy consumption. The bank also encourages its customers to use alternative energy and do business in an environmentally-friendly way by providing them with information and technical knowledge. It also supports customers to expand their businesses and networks, and provides financial products for investing in environmentally-friendly technologies. Examples of outstanding financial products for environmental preservation which have been well accepted by customers are as follows:

Bualuang Green Loans
Bualuang Green Loan is a loan product for entrepreneurs engaged in any kind of business, who wish to invest to reduce energy consumption, or to produce environmentally-friendly products. Entrepreneurs can apply for this loan for various business purposes including the development of alternative and renewable energy, production of green-label products, waste management, and the use of bio-products in place of chemical substances.

Modern Agriculture Loans
Bangkok Bank supports farmers who wish to invest in proven technologies, or their own innovations, with special-rate loans for approved projects. The loans help farmers reduce their costs while increasing the efficiency of their production to create good-quality, safe products for consumers.

Environmentally Responsible and Eco-efficient Business Operations

Bangkok Bank has developed a policy and practical guidelines regarding responsibility to the environment under the concept of business development towards sustainability. The Bank initiated a pilot project for systematic monitoring of its Head Office consumption of energy, water, and paper material that will be used to calculate the amount of greenhouse gases released, or the carbon footprint of the Bank.

Energy Conservation Measures in Business Operations
Bangkok Bank has replaced fluorescent lamps with LED lamps in six of its largest office buildings because of its commitment to the energy conservation campaign of the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, the Ministry of Energy. The six buildings are the Head Office, Trinity, Rama 3, Saeng Thong Thani, Rama 9, and Hua Lamphong buildings. The Bank replaced 41,000 lamps and expects to reduce electricity consumption by 3.8 MWh per year.

Proper Disposal of Electronic Waste
Bangkok Bank is concerned that the disposal of electronic waste and computer parts used in its business operations may cause problems. To help the environment and reduce pollution, the Bank contracted with Tes-AMM (Thailand), an internationally-certified electronic waste management company, to provide ‘proper and complete methods of electronic waste disposal’ for the Bank. Bangkok Bank is the first and only bank in Thailand which has initiated such a program for disposal of old or unusable electronics devices under a standardized recycling process.

Click here to view the proper and complete process of electronic waste disposal diagram

Under the current situation, energy consumption in Thailand continues to increase constantly. Bangkok Bank Public recognizes the importance of energy conservation; therefore, we have set out the guidelines to promote the efficient energy consumptions to accomplish optimal benefits as follows:

  • Executives and employees at all levels have the duty and responsibility to cooperate in the implementation of energy management practices in accordance with this Policy.
  • The Bank will proceed and develop a proper energy management system to include energy conservation as a part of the Bank's operations to comply with concerned laws and regulations.
  • The Bank will establish an Energy Management Working Committee to ensure that energy management system is in accordance with policies, plans and targets specified.
  • The Bank will continuously improve its energy consumption efficiency in line with its business operations, technology advancement, and good practices procedures.
  • The Bank will set out an annual energy conservation targets and communicate to all employees to understand and fulfill accordingly.
  • The Bank will provide necessary supports, including human resources, budgeting, working time, trainings and employee participations to improve its energy management development.
  • The Bank will control, monitor and evaluate its energy management system regularly, and preparing the annual report of the activities.
  • The management and the Energy Management Working Committee will review this Energy Conservation Policy at least once a year.

Bangkok Bank is certified according to TGO Guidance of the Carbon Footprint for Organization from Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization).

Click here to view the Certificates the Bank achieved

Bangkok Bank recognizes that a healthy environment is crucial to human life. Accordingly, the Bank is committed to meeting high environmental standards, supporting efficient resource use, and initiating educational campaigns about energy and environmental conservation for sustainable benefits. The Bank practices environmental conservation in its own organization and supports initiatives of other parties, including our customers.

Bangkok Bank has a policy to support entrepreneurs to develop or apply technology which is environmentally-friendly and efficient in energy consumption. The bank also encourages its customers to use alternative energy and do business in an environmentally-friendly way by providing them with information and technical knowledge. It also supports customers to expand their businesses and networks, and provides financial products for investing in environmentally-friendly technologies. Examples of outstanding financial products for environmental preservation which have been well accepted by customers are as follows:

Bualuang Green Loans
Bualuang Green Loan is a loan product for entrepreneurs engaged in any kind of business, who wish to invest to reduce energy consumption, or to produce environmentally-friendly products. Entrepreneurs can apply for this loan for various business purposes including the development of alternative and renewable energy, production of green-label products, waste management, and the use of bio-products in place of chemical substances.

Modern Agriculture Loans
Bangkok Bank supports farmers who wish to invest in proven technologies, or their own innovations, with special-rate loans for approved projects. The loans help farmers reduce their costs while increasing the efficiency of their production to create good-quality, safe products for consumers.

Bangkok Bank has developed a policy and practical guidelines regarding responsibility to the environment under the concept of business development towards sustainability. The Bank initiated a pilot project for systematic monitoring of its Head Office consumption of energy, water, and paper material that will be used to calculate the amount of greenhouse gases released, or the carbon footprint of the Bank.

Energy Conservation Measures in Business Operations
Bangkok Bank has replaced fluorescent lamps with LED lamps in six of its largest office buildings because of its commitment to the energy conservation campaign of the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, the Ministry of Energy. The six buildings are the Head Office, Trinity, Rama 3, Saeng Thong Thani, Rama 9, and Hua Lamphong buildings. The Bank replaced 41,000 lamps and expects to reduce electricity consumption by 3.8 MWh per year.

Proper Disposal of Electronic Waste
Bangkok Bank is concerned that the disposal of electronic waste and computer parts used in its business operations may cause problems. To help the environment and reduce pollution, the Bank contracted with Tes-AMM (Thailand), an internationally-certified electronic waste management company, to provide ‘proper and complete methods of electronic waste disposal’ for the Bank. Bangkok Bank is the first and only bank in Thailand which has initiated such a program for disposal of old or unusable electronics devices under a standardized recycling process.

Click here to view the proper and complete process of electronic waste disposal diagram
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