Impact NOW: Sustainable Enterprise Showcase and Multi-chamber Networking

Montien Hotel Surawong Bangkok, Thailand
14 September 2022




Impact NOW: Sustainable Enterprise Showcase and Multi-chamber Networking

Thailand NOW presents Impact NOW, a sustainable enterprise showcase and multi-chamber networking event being organized on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at The Montien Hotel Surawong Bangkok.

Organized in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand (MFA), National Innovation Agency (NIA), and British Council Thailand, Impact NOW is a unique opportunity for the foreign business community to lend their voice to the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Thailand.

Event highlights and itinerary

Impact NOW banner

Impact NOW serves to build capacity for Thailand-based sustainable enterprises to communicate their impact internationally and provide opportunities to build partnerships for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Fourteen chamber and trade associations led by the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham Thailand) and the Swiss-Thai Chamber of Commerce (STCC) are inviting members to engage in multi-chamber networking for sustainability in Thailand.

Attendees are invited to meet the featured sustainable enterprises and vote for one outstanding enterprise to receive the Impact NOW “Best in Show” Award 2022.

Impact NOW itinerary

Book tickets in advance at the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce website, as Impact NOW does not accept walk-ins. Attendees must provide proof of a negative ATK test taken within 24 hours of the event.

Join us for a cocktail dinner featuring the famed Montien chicken rice by the hotel’s MICHELIN-starred Ruenton restaurant and free-flow drinks courtesy of Bangkok Beer & Beverages Co., Ltd. and Thai Beverage Public Company Limited.

Sustainable enterprise showcase

The event features Thai enterprises who have participated in NIA grant programs and whose business models incorporate social impact through the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Find Folk logo with four sustainable development goals

Find Folk is a destination management company (DMC) and travel consultancy that partners with local communities to develop and promote responsible and sustainable tourism products & services.

happy grocers logo with four sustainable development goals

Happy Grocers is a Thai impact-driven sustainable food startup with the goal to connect consumers to agricultural products while ensuring sustainable agriculture, eco-friendly packaging, minimal waste, and fair trade.

moreloop logo with five sustainable development goals

moreloop aims to reduce waste in the textile industry by curating and compiling surplus fabric from garment factories, creating an online marketplace for SMEs to access quality fabrics at reasonable prices.

Vulcan Coalition logo with three sustainable development goals

Vulcan Coalition develops AI technology driven by persons with disabilities (PWDs), supporting disability employment and accessibility technologies.

About the organizers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand (MFA) is the main responsible agency for achieving SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals) in the country. Through its Thailand NOW initiative, Impact NOW provides opportunities for the foreign business community in Thailand to partner with sustainable enterprises.

The National Innovation Agency (Public Organization) (NIA) is the Thai government’s core organization for promoting and facilitating the creation and management of innovation in Thailand.

British Council Thailand builds connections, understanding, and trust between people in the UK and Thailand through arts and culture, education, and the English language.

Impact NOW is made possible thanks to private sector support: