Thailand Environment Institute

Key Facts

Acronym: TEI
Address: 16/151 Muang Thong Thani
Bond Street Road
Bangpood, Pakkred, Nonthaburi 11120

Thailand
 
Legal Status: Non Governmental Organization
Founded: 01/05/1993
Website: http://www.tei.or.th/

The Thailand Environment Institute (TEI) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization focusing on environmental issues and the conservation of natural resources in Thailand, on regional and global level.
Founded on the belief that partnerships are the most effective approach in achieving sustainable development and better quality of life, the Thailand Environment Institute advocates a participatory approach to shared environmental responsibility.

By working closely with the private sector, government, local communities, other civil society partners, academia and international organizations, TEI helps to formulate environmental directives and link policy with action to encourage meaningful environmental progress in Thailand.

In this way, and by serving as a reliable and up-to-date information and knowledge resource, TEI works to advance sustainable development in the country, in the Asia-Pacific region, and beyond.
A majority of TEI activities are carried out in the form of projects, covering a wide spectrum of environmental issues, ranging from national policy to grassroots level, and involving both public and private sector partners, as well as local communities.

The large number of research, field action, seminars, workshops, consultancy and training projects, are enabled through the support of our partners and sponsors and their continued commitment to meaningful environmental progress and sustainable development (for listed project information, see on-going and closed projects at www.tei.or.th).

TEI is cooperating with numerous national and international partner organizations as well as in national networks. Below the main partners are shown:

National Partners:

  • Department of Environmental Quality Promotion
  • Department of Industrial Promotion
  • Department of Mineral Resources
  • Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning
  • Energy Policy and Planning Office
  • The Municipal League of Thailand
  • National Economic and Social Development Board
  • Kenan Institute Asia
  • Thai Health Promotion Foundation
  • Thai Industrial Standards Institute
  • Electrical and Electronics Institute
  • Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand

Private partners:

  • DTAC - Total Access Communication Public Company Limited
  • MMC Sittipol Company Limited
  • National Petrochemical Public Company Limited
  • PTT Public Company Limited
  • Pollution Control Department
  • Standard Chartered Nakornthon Bank
  • Toyota Foundation
  • Unocal Thailand Limited
  • International partners:
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
  • Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN)
  • International Civil Service Commission (ICSC)
  • International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Canada (ICLEI)
  • International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
  • Japan Environment Management Association for Industry (JEMAI)
  • Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF)
  • Japan Society for International Development (JASID)
  • Kanagawa International Environment Cooperation Committee (KIECC)
  • Keidenren Nature Conservaytion Fund (KNCF)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Environment
  • United Nations Household Survey Capability Programme
  • United States Asia Environment Partnership (US-AEP)
  • World Resources Institute (WRI)
  • Urban Management Programme (UMP)
  • ACCU-UNESCO

TEI is a network member of:

  • Good Environmental Governance Network
  • Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development Network
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development Regional Network
  • Thai Forest Watch Network
  • Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
  • Education for Sustainable Development Network

Contact

Address: 16/151 Muang Thong Thani
Bond Street Road
Bangpood, Pakkred, Nonthaburi 11120
 
Phone: +66.2.5044821

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