Monthly Archives: March 2012

Global Compact – Principle Nine

“Businesses should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.” What is an environmentally friendly technology? Environmentally sound technologies, as defined in Agenda 21, should protect the environment, are less polluting, use all resources in a more sustainable manner, … Continue reading

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Global Compact – Principle Eight

“Businesses should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.” What is environmental responsibility? In Chapter 30 of Agenda 21, the 1992 Rio Earth Summit spelled out the role of business and industry in the sustainable development agenda as: “Business and … Continue reading

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Northern Thai Ceramics – Nan – Shaw Collection

Kilns near Nan were first reported in 1982. Bor Suak, judging by the number of wasters, must have been a major production site. Historically and stylistically the wares appear to be related to those of Phayao. No pieces are reported … Continue reading

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Northern Thai Ceramics – Phan – Shaw Collection

The kilns of Phan are situated in two groups, they are well constructed from bricks some six meters long. Only celadon wares were made and production may have been around the year 1500 and relatively short lived. * * * … Continue reading

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Northern Thai Ceramics – Lampang – Shaw Collection

Three kiln sites have been reported around Lampang making coarse brown/black glazed stoneware and also, at one of the sites, celadon wares not unlike those produced at Phayao. Near Wat Chedi Sow some 20 brick-built kilns were found in 1960 … Continue reading

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