Banpu and Mahidol kick off Power Green Camp 11 Taking students for an in-depth learning of biodiversity at Khao Yai World Heritage site
Bangkok, 10 October 2016 – Banpu Public Company Limited, a leading Asian Energy Company that is driven towards social sustainability, led by Ms. Udomlux Olarn (front row, 2nd from right), Head of Corporate Affairs, and the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, led by Associate Professor Rattanawat Chaiyarat (front row, 3rd from right), kick off ‘Power Green Camp 11’, a camp focused on environmental science under the theme ‘Managing the biodiversity and conserving the world heritage sustainably’. Seventy students in Grade 10 and 11 with science majors, come together from across the country, after being selected to participate in a number of ‘Envi-science: Learning through actions’ activities in both theory and practical aspects, on the continuing theme of biodiversity, including a trip to Khao Yai National Park, a World Heritage site in Thailand. Towards the end of the camp the students will then present their science projects to win a scholarship.
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About Power Green Camp
The Power Green Camp was established in 2006 through the collaboration of the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, and Banpu Public Company Limited with the objective to equip high school students with knowledge about environmental science and the ability to apply it logically in real life, while building strong principles towards sustainable environmental preservation. The camp targets high school students in grade 10 and 11 studying in science fields, nationwide.
About Banpu Public Company Limited
BANPU is a pioneering Asian energy company, operating business in coal, power generation, and integrated energy sectors in nine countries; Thailand, Indonesia, China, Australia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Singapore, Japan and the United States of America.
“Learning is the Power of Change and Development”
Based on our firm belief that “learning” powers constructive change and sustainable development of “people” and “society”, Banpu’s CSR activities emphasize on the promotion and development of continued “learning” among young people and communities in various forms. Banpu supports sustainable development of communities and society through a number of learning opportunities, for both individuals and teams, ranging from learning through daily real-life experiences, and learning in-and-outside of the classrooms, to hands-on practices which enhance capabilities and skills.