Monthly Archives: March 2012

Global Compact – Principle Seven

“Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.” What is the precautionary approach? Introducing the precautionary approach, Principle 15 of the 1992 Rio Declaration states that “where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific … Continue reading

Posted in UN Global Compact | Leave a comment

Sakda Phetdarakul

“My name is Sakda Phetdarakul. I was born on 27 November 1975 and I have three brothers. My parents are farmers. They grew palm trees and sold the fruits to the palm sugar industry. Unfortunately, my parents could not afford … Continue reading

Posted in Artists & Artisans, Arts & Crafts | Leave a comment

Northern Thai Ceramics – Phayao – Shaw Collection

The Kingdom of Phayao was flourishing by the thirteenth century, when fine stone Buddha statues were produced. Several unexplored vieng with earthen walls and moats lie in the neighbourhood of the present city and at least three kiln areas are … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Crafts, History | Leave a comment