Singha Estate Partners with Run for the Ocean: Plastic Pollution A Fun Run Event to Save Our Ocean
Bangkok – (2 June 2019) Singha Estate continues with activities to promote sustainable conservation of the ocean partnering with Run for the Ocean: Plastic Pollution to raise awareness about reducing plastic bag use and valuing natural resources. The run event raised funds for conservation efforts of marine natural resources and environment as well as to clean up oceans.
This activity was honored by Dr.Chayanin Debhakam, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Member of the Sustainable Development Committee of Singha Estate Public Co., Ltd. who joined in the rune vent. In addition to sponsoring the event, the Company also joined in organizing an exhibition to raise awareness about reducing garbage. The exhibition educated people about the current ocean pollution situation and the impact it will have in the future. Educational board games that instill knowledge about the decomposition of different types of garbage helped people to understand about the impact of using materials for minutes and leaving behind garbage that takes more than 500 years to decompose. The exhibition was part of the #SeaYouTomorrow project, a CSR project that ensures business growth also gives back to the community and sustainable environmental conservation, which the Company has been doing since 2017.
The Run for the Ocean: Plastic Pollution was organized by the Faculty of Fisheries in partnership with Kasetsart University Faculty of Fisheries Alumni Association and the Department of Fisheries to instill consciousness among participants about reducing waste and valuing natural resources. Funds raised at the event were donated to sponsor activities of the Rescue Team for conservation and educational activities about marine natural resources and environment as well as resolving ocean waste. More than 3,000 participants joined in the event which has helped to reduce more than 89,086 pieces of single-use plastic while promoting the use of alternatives to plastic such as stainless spoons, plates, bowls, and cups.