Canon Hi-Tech (Thailand) Co., Ltd. awarded the 2016 Water Conservation and Restoration Award from Thailand Ministry of Industrial
Canon Hi-Tech (CHT) Co., Ltd. Ratchasima Factory awarded the 2016 Water Conservation and Restoration Award from Thailand Ministry of Industrial. The awards ceremony took place on August 9 at The Thailand Cultural Center in Bangkok and was broadcast live on the national TV.
Ms. Hathairat , Mission Manager of Human Resource Management Div.
received the trophy at the awards ceremony from Dr. Atchaka sibunruang, Minister of Industry
The Water Conservation and Restoration Awards have started since 2007. Its goal is to raise awareness and cooperation with all sectors of society on the conservation of rivers, promote the sustainable growth of the industrial sector with social responsibility, and maintain the healthy lifestyle of the community and preserving the balance of natural resources and the environment.
This year marks the 10th anniversary which has the theme of 'The Great Decade of getting together for the Conservation of the River'.
This award is given to a model company that is actively engaged and made efforts for the best practice in water conservation and restoration.
The achievements which made CHT Ratchasima Factory eligible for the award are;
- Significant reduction of water usage at the inside and outside of the factory, which brought reduction of wastewater discharge.
- The water usage per production unit was reduced by 70% at the printed wiring board process in the factory.
- Implementation of a strict water quality control in the factory.
- Several environmental activities to conserve and restore water resources, such as conservation of aquatic life together with a local government and society, and releasing of juvenile fish at a river.
The total applicants were 234 companies, "The Good Prize" was awarded to 39 companies, while The Best Prize was awarded to 6 companies.
CHT Ratchasima factory was the only company in the electrical and electronic equipment industry to have won the award this year.
We continue to reduce our environmental impact to realize a society that promotes both an enriched lifestyle and environment.