MQDC and RISC provide upcycled bags as souvenirs for ASEAN Summit
18 October 2019, Bangkok - Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC) and its Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC) presented senior officials with an upcycled plastic bag they have developed as an ASEAN Summit souvenir. MQDC CEO Khun Visit Malaisirirat presented the upcycled bag to Khun Tharit Charoongwat, Former Ambassador and Head of ASEAN Summit Operation 2019 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Khun Jittapat Thongprasert, Ambassador Attached to the Ministry Office of the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
As a 'sustainability partner' of ASEAN Summit 2019, MQDC has worked with RISC to design and produce an upcycled bag made from vinyl banners used to promote the ASEAN Summit in Thailand throughout 2019 and the 34th ASEAN Summit. The 2 types of upcycled bag embody principles of sustainability. The upcycled vinyl bag will be given as a souvenir to delegates at the 35th ASEAN Summit in Thailand during 31 October - 4 November 2019.