Royal Phuket Marina has achieved Thailand’s official Carbon Footprint for Organization (CFO) certification, marking a significant step toward becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral marina. The certification solidifies RPM’s position as a sustainability leader in the Asian yachting industry.
PHUKET, THAILAND – Royal Phuket Marina (RPM) is Thailand’s leading sustainable marina after being certified by Thailand’s TGO Authority as an official Carbon Footprint Organization (CFO). RPM is making formidable strides to become the world’s first carbon-neutral marina, a commitment that involves significant emissions reduction and further carbon offsetting.
Royal Phuket Marina is Thailand’s only Marina and Phuket’s only hospitality and real estate developer company, certified by the prestigious Carbon Footprint for Organization (CFO) certification. The CFO certification is granted by the Thai government’s Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) and is provided only after a thorough measurement of the organization’s carbon footprint. The verification process for the certificate is carried out by eligible legal entities conforming to the International Accreditation Forum and the Thai National accreditation body, the National Standardization Council of Thailand.
Mr. Gulu Lalvani, Chairman of Royal Phuket Marina, emphasized, “We are delighted to receive official government recognition as Thailand’s only marina and Phuket’s only hospitality and real estate developer company that is CFO-certified. Our goal is to remain Asia’s foremost sustainable yachting paradise, and lead the way in becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral marina. We are Thailand’s leading destination for living, working, celebrating, and embracing the beauty of the marina lifestyle, and continue to upgrade all of our boating, residential and commercial facilities. We have recently also been nominated by the Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC) for one of their prestigious ESG awards because of our unique sustainability initiatives throughout our business divisions.”
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