Supporting Environmental Activities
Save Water Together Following the Royal Guidelines
The Bank and the Utokapat Foundation under Royal Patronage of H.M. The King are committed to protecting water management and environmental conservation as well as water and environmental security for communities and families to ensure sustainability and self-reliance. The project selected young people from communities and educational institutions to compete in proposing water management projects for their communities or educational institutions. The contestants also took part in activities that focused on cultivating an environmental mindset and developing basic knowledge about water conservation and management. The project created a learning network about water management across the country with more than 200 groups of young people.
Kayaking for Chao Phraya: Garbage Collecting from Pak Nam Pho to Samut Prakan Year 2
In collaboration with Thammasat University and its partners including government agencies, the private sector, civil society, and the environmental sector, the Bank hosted a kayaking activity during October 1-10, 2019 through Bangkok and nine other provinces to encourage people to do more for environmental conservation. The event encouraged people to reduce waste and stop dumping garbage in the river, which will promote the equilibrium of both land and water ecosystems. The project managed to collect over three tons of garbage from the river and canals.
Stop Global Warming Tote Bag Donation for Hospitals
The Bank invited employees and interested people nationwide to donate over 10,000 tote bags and paper bags to hospitals across the country, including Chonburi Hospital, Udon Thani Hospital, Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Hospital and Vachira Phuket Hospital. These reusable tote bags were to replace plastic bags for patients to take medicine home. This not only cut expenses of the hospitals but also reduced plastic use and plastic waste.