SCGC Promotes BCG Economy, Showcases Sustainable Green Innovations at Thailand-LAC Seminar Series

Bangkok : SCG Chemicals, or SCGC, a leading Chemicals Business for Sustainability, has embraced the Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) economic policy and exchanged perspectives and shared experiences on achieving sustainable business success through Green Innovation at the 3rd Thailand-Latin America and the Caribbean Seminar Series (The 3rd  Thailand-LAC Seminar Series). SCGC showcased its plastic innovations for sustainability, marketed under the SCGC GREEN POLYMER brand, along with products from community enterprises developed in line with the BCG approach.

During the event, Niwat Athiwattananont, Technology Director of SCGC, participated in a panel discussion on “Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) Economy: Pathways to Enhance Partnerships between Thailand and Latin America and the Caribbean” to emphasize the importance of commercial research and development, which leads to eco-friendly plastic innovation in line with circular economy principles under the “SCGC GREEN POLYMER” brand. The brand offers four solutions: REDUCE, RECYCLABLE, RECYCLE, and RENEWABLE, aligned with mega-trends and global consumer demands. These solutions cater to partners and product brand owners seeking sustainable solutions and innovations, consistent with Thailand’s BCG economic policy, which promotes economic growth and sustainable development.

Additionally, SCGC organized an exhibition booth showcasing SCGC GREEN POLYMER innovations and products from community enterprises in Rayong province. These included pineapple fiber fabric from the Khon San Vithi Sanyai Fabric Weaving Community Enterprise Group in Ban Mo Mui, Pluak Daeng district, and products from local stingless beekeepers such as honey, soap, and essential oils from Ban Thap Ma Stingless Beekeeping Community Enterprise Group in Mueang district. SCGC has supported and helped develop these products following the BCG approach to create jobs and income for local communities. The exhibition was honored by a visit from Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with a delegation of Latin American and Caribbean diplomats, who explored the showcased innovations and products.

The 3rd Thailand-LAC Seminar Series was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of American and South Pacific Affairs, in collaboration with the embassies of nine Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, and Peru. The event aimed to facilitate an exchange of policy perspectives and measures to promote trade and investment in the economic sector. Latin America, a region with high economic potential, has policies and practices prioritizing the environment, aligning with Thailand’s BCG economic development strategy.

Published on: Apr 4, 2023 

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