WHA ID, a company under WHA Group, is committed to provide world-class solutions and to ensure our customers of the highest quality and unyielding responsibility for environment preservation, through actions that promote energy conservation, the use of renewable energy and biodiversity management.
ECO-Industrial Town Development
Eco-Industrial Town is an initiative implemented by the IEAT to promote and gear the economic development and environmental sustainability of industrial estates.
Envi Watch Center (E:MC2)
Environmental Monitoring and Control Center of Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (Rayong) was established by Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) in collaboration with WHA Industrial Development Public Company Limited, to monitor the environmental quality in three industrial estates: Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (Rayong), WHA Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 1 and WHA Chonburi Industrial Estate 1. Its key objectives are to strengthen the effectiveness of the environmental monitoring, assessment and control processes of the industrial estates, to ensure high-standard environmental management of Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) and WHA Industrial Development Public Company Limited for the surrounding communities and to promote industrial estates' environmental management practices based on environmental good governance.
Waste Management Collaboration Project : Hamper and Laptop Case
WHA incorporates with PTT Global Chemical (GC) to collect used PET bottles from school under ThinkCycle Bank Project and collect water hyacinth from wastewater treatment system; polishing pond of ESIE, WHA ESIE1 and WHA ESIE2 forming to yarn and produce hampers and laptop cases.
Adaptive Traffic Control
WHA Group has installed an Adaptive Traffic Control System that uses CCTV to monitor the traffics and calculate the number of vehicles in the industrial complex.
Control Cable Alarm System
Implementing Control Cable Alarm system, as stated in the Innovation Management chapter, is one of the initiatives that could help reduce air pollution. Installation of CCTVs with motion detecting function at the wastewater pumping stations can eliminate the need for employees to conduct on-site monitoring that required fuel usage for travelling processes.
Vehicle Management System
Traffic congestion outside industrial estate during rush hour cause air pollution. WHA Group has invested heavily on smart ecosystems and technologies including the permanent tracking for vehicles and visitors, and drones for traffic management for managing and decreasing traffic congestion as well as pollution.
ENERGY SAVING IN OFFICE BUILDINGS
Apart from energy saving schemes conducted at the industrial estates, all business hubs also acknowledge and actively support the directional movement to reduce energy consumption.
ENERGY SAVING IN INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
To increase equipment efficiency and support the achievement of the energy reduction target, WHA Group has replaced a total of 8,182 LED installed throughout the Group's logistics properties and industrial estates till now.
WHA Group prioritizes the installation of solar panels within the Group's own operations to increase the use of renewable energy consumption. In 2021, renewable energy generated from the installed solar rooftop panels at the water treatment facility at WHA Eastern Industrial Estate (WHA EIE) were able to reduce conventional electricity by 315,857 kWh per year, thus offset 177 tCO2e of GHG Scope 2 emission.