Impact Muang Thong Thani has launched “Ride for
Longer Life” initiative, designed to encourage all employees to
ride bicycles to work instead of driving.
The goal is to lower fuel consumption which in
turn reduces pollution and benefits worker health as well.
To support the
campaign, Impact has allocated funds to construct bicycle parking
lots and lanes. Impact envisions expanding “Ride for Longer Life”
to other companies under the management of Bangkok Land Co., Ltd.
and Muang Thong Thani Society to further decrease traffic and
Ms. Kunwadee Jintavorn, Executive Director of
Impact Exhibition Management Co,. Ltd., the owner of Impact
Exhibition and Convention Center or Impact Muang Thong Thani
said that since being awarded the ISO50001: 2011 certificate from the
International Organization for Standardization on 9 September
2011, Impact has conducted all business operations according to
this energy management standard.
Impact has created a plan to lower energy
use under the theme “I AM 3R”. The letter “I” stands for Incite for
promoting an eco-friendly environment, “A” for Avoiding
unsustainable methods, material and equipment, “M” for Modifying
our behavior, and “3R” for Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
support of the plan, Impact has replaced plastic water bottles
with pitchers and glasses in meeting rooms, lowered water consumption by using water from Muang Thong Thani lake for
watering trees and replaced manual facets with automatic ones that conserve 25% more water.
To reduce fuel consumption, Impact
provides free shuttle buses for visitors and employees inside
Impact. Impact recently launched a campaign for employees who live
near to ride bicycles to work and as the main vehicle for
transportation within Impact.
Impact organizes training workshops
to support its energy management initiatives. One past session
focused on creating environmentally conscious workers and
instilling energy-saving behaviors. Mr. Amornsak Rangsakorn,
Director of Energy Management Practical Training Group from Bureau
of Energy Human Resource Development, was the main speaker. The
goal was to educate employees on energy savings practices and
create sustainable behaviors within Impact.
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