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Students learn about Green Fence and Biodiversity

Jun 21st, 2019

"Green Fence Project" is an initiative by Amata to include and involve local communities to learn about environmental good practices in the industrial estates. Amata City Rayong CSR team reached out to Ban Khao Hin local school Rayong and invited students from 4th to 6th grades to visit the industrial city.

Further, the group was taken to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing (Thailand) Company (YTMT) at Amata City Rayong to visit the plants own biodiversity learning center. 

In 2013, YTMT started a project to promote biodiversity inside the site. YTMT employees studied about births, butterflies and dragonflies, their food sources, habitat, and life cycles. The employees used the data to better understand the biodiversity of YTMT’s plant site, consider means for preserving and increasing the diversity of life forms in the area. In 2016, YTMT created a biotope and continued to use the site by monitoring environment and species, and open it up to local community as a center for learning.

Yokohama Rubber has established the goal of being a leading corporate sponsor of environmental protection as one of the basic policies. In addition, the Company and its subsidiaries around the world have been carrying out the Yokohama Forever Forest Project since 2007, and exceeded the goal of planting 500,000 trees at domestic and overseas production sites by the Yokohama Rubber’s 100th anniversary in 2017.