Chubb Thailand recently organized an in-house event to educate its employees about the dangers of plastic, the amount of time it takes for different types of plastic to decompose, and the 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) strategy. Moreover, the event also included a Chubb flea market for the employees at the Chubb Tower head office and at Interchange 21 under the concept “Say Yes to Less Plastic!” in light of the current excessive plastic waste in the city. Employees were encouraged to sell secondhand items, all in good condition, to their fellow employees at low prices.
The event succeeded not only in boosting employee relations but also in garnering employee cooperation in reducing as much as possible the use of plastic whether it be plastic shopping bags, straws or other types of plastic items. Chubb also boosting employee for the concept of environment and sustainability Understanding of the best use of resources How to use waste to create a variety of benefits Including raising awareness of the value of natural resources.
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Chubb Thailand in collaboration with the Accident Prevention Network and partners continuously enhance awareness about road safety at Mo Chit Bus Terminal Chatuchak in a bid to promote safe behaviors including not drinking and driving, compliance with traffic rules and always buckle up over the New Year holidays
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Chubb Samaggi Insurance PCL (Chubb), in collaboration with the Accident Prevention Network (APN) with the support of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) and Thung Song Hong Police Station, kicked off the “Songkran Road Safety”. This initiative is part of the company’s ‘Use Rear Belt for Safety’ project to encourage backseat passengers to fasten their seat belts for safety and help reduce the death toll from road accidents during the long Songkran holiday by distributing car stickers and window suckers at Laksi intersection.
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Chubb Samaggi Insurance Public Company Limited, partnered with Accident Prevention Network of Thai Health Promotion Foundation, to raise awareness of road safety among road users through the "Use Rear-Seat Belt for Safety" campaign. In line with the land transport laws, every passenger, including those seated in the back, are required to fasten their seat belts to ensure the safety of occupants in the vehicle and to reduce the risk of death from car accidents. The campaign kicks off with promoting rear-seat belt usage through taxi service providers.
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Through its charitable foundations and employee volunteer efforts, Chubb makes a positive impact on communities around the world in the areas of education, poverty and health and the environment.
Chubb is a firm believer that positive contributions to the fabric of our communities return long-lasting benefits to society, our employees and our company.
Regional ‘Day of Service’
The annual "Regional Day of Service‟ in Asia Pacific was established in 2012, providing employees across the region with the opportunity to participate in various community outreach activities in line with Chubb's over-arching CSR support for improving education and health, alleviating poverty and saving the environment.
Chubb’s general and life insurance operations in Thailand are closely interwoven with the local communities. Both operations have been actively involved in planning and organizing various community outreach activities.
2020: Chubb encourages youth to reduce plastic usage in Thailand
Chubb Samaggi Insurance Public Company Limited (Chubb) participated in the company’s annual Regional Day of Service (RDS) by focusing on the theme of Education@Heart. This year, educational sessions were organized to educate lower secondary students from the Teach for Thailand network nationwide, Chubb employees and the general public about the problems plaguing the environment and the effects of plastic waste in particular.
Chubb collaborated with the Teach for Thailand foundation to organize an educational trip for 100 secondary school students (grades 7 to 9) under their network from Prongmadua Wittayakom School, Phattharayan Witthaya School and Pianpinanusorn School. They were accompanied by 100 Chubb volunteers on the visit to Khlong Khon Mangrove Forest Conservation Center in the Thai province of Samut Songkhram.
The students and volunteers learned about environmental and sustainability concepts, the importance of resource efficiency, how to upcycle waste and developed an awareness of the value of natural resources. During the event, participants were divided into groups for an upcycling workshop, where volunteers transformed discarded plastic bottles into new pencil boxes for the students. The volunteers then tie-dyed old fabric bags with coconut-husk dye before everyone worked together to plant seedlings in the mangrove.
Chubb decided to launch an educational scholarship for winners of a drawing contest with the theme of Dream Nature in My Community. The contest was open to all Grade 7 to 9 students from Teach for Thailand’s network, and garnered more than 200 entries.
A panel of judges have chosen 20 winners who will each receive a 5,000 Thai Baht scholarship. In addition, 5 winners selected by Chubb’s intermediaries, i.e. agents and brokers in the Popular Vote category, will each receive a 1,000 Thai Baht scholarship. These grants worth a total of 105,000 Thai Baht will help the winners with their education
2019: Say Yes To Less Plastic
Chubb Samaggi and Chubb Life in Thailand joined forces to further the regional social campaign known as Regional Day of Service through an Education@Heart activity. Chubb collaborated with the Foundation for Environmental Education for Sustainable Development (Thailand) to educate and promote correct understanding about the mangrove forest ecosystem and marine pollution caused by plastic waste. The initiative also included the presentation of a whale-shaped steel-wire trash bin to Aeamsuree School (Samut Prakarn Kindergarten) to be used to collect used plastic bottles for future recycling. The activity was held at the Bangpu Nature Education Centre in Samut Prakarn Province.
Chubb welcomed 100 primary students of Aeam Suree School, a school in the community affected by plastic waste, to join 150 Chubb volunteers in the Education@Heart activity to learn about the mangrove forest ecosystem as well as the threat of plastic waste affecting the ecosystem, marine life, and people.
The participants were put into groups for icebreaking activities and then engaged in in-depth learning focused on theory in the morning and practical applications in the afternoon. The afternoon session consisted of a mangrove forest walk to study the forest’s flora and fauna and a cleaning-up of the beach. Each group was assigned a certain type of waste to collect such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, plastic bags, foam, rubber and dangerous waste.
Other than the external activities that Chubb has participated in with the students, last October Chubb Samaggi organized an in-house event to educate its employees about the dangers of plastic. The event included a Chubb flea market for the employees under the concept “Say Yes to Less Plastic!” in light of the current excessive plastic waste in the city. Employees were encouraged to sell second hand items, all in good condition, to their fellow employees at low prices. The event succeeded not only in boosting employee relations but also in garnering employee cooperation in reducing the use of plastic whether it be plastic shopping bags, straws or other types of plastic items. Chubb also campaigned for the use of cloth bags over plastic bags.
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Chubb Samaggi and Chubb Life in Thailand joined forces for their annual Regional Day of Service. With “Education@Heart” as this year’s theme, Chubb collaborated with the Teach For Thailand foundation to cultivate a love of science and learning amongst underprivileged children. Chubb also donated THB 100,000 to support the foundation’s initiatives at the Science Museum in the province of Pathumthani.
One hundred fifty Chubb volunteers made it possible for 120 lower secondary students from four schools (Chimphli School, Chumchon Mu Ban Pattana School, Thainiyomsongkroa School and Wat Welu Wanaram School), affiliated with Teach For Thailand, to spend a day of learning and exploration together at the Science Museum.
Highlights from the Regional Day of Service included a science trail where students, paired up with Chubb volunteers, visited different stations to complete various tasks. Students were also able to conduct science experiments in the museum’s laboratories. They then shared their impressions of the experience by painting on bags to give to their schoolmates.
2017: English@Heart Year 2
More than 150 Chubb volunteers joined the ‘English @ Heart Year 2’ Project to teach English through fun rally to 150 elementary school students from Comunita’ Incontro Foundation School, a boarding school for underprivileged students who are the hill tribe children from the Northern part of Thailand. The monetary donation of 100,000 THB was made to support the school with the renovation and maintenance works of its facilities as needed.
2016: "English @ Heart" Project to Improve English Skill for Underprivileged Students
More than 150 volunteers from Chubb Samaggi and Chubb Life have spent time with over 100 underprivileged students together with their teachers from five schools to launch the English @ Heart initiative. The latter is a long term initiative to teach Thai students from public elementary schools the importance of learning and using English as a means to thrive and compete in the broader South East Asian community.
To kich off Chubb's English @ Heart initiative, a mini camp was held at Bangkok's Children's Discovery Museum where both students and volunteers were participating in a series of fun activities designed to motivate them to love learning English. The students have joined in English language cooking and art classes, as well as a Mission Possible walk rally which paired Chubb volunteers with children to complete English language tasks such as finding hidden message in the museum and etc.
2015 : Enhancing Lives 2
The ares of focus have been on improving education and helping youths with a number of education-related CSR projects, including the Enhancing Lives program which offers financial support worth up to 300,000 Thai Baht for selected CSR projects by university students and vocational school students.
2014 : Enhancing Lives
Chubb's fully owned general insurance operation and life insurance operation in Thailand had joined hands to initiate a program called Enhancing Lives program which offers financial support for selected CSR projects by university students from different regions of the country. The winning projects in the areas of public health, environment and education were implemented by both the university students and Chubb volunteer employees and insurance agents.
2013: Support Underprivileged Youth on Education and Welfare
Chubb's volunteers reached out to children from needy schools under the patronage of H.R.H Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn which provides education for Thai youths in remote areas. Besides that, the life operations also had an audience with H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to presnt a 100,000 Thai Baht donation towards Her Royal Highness's Children Development in Remote Area Fund.
2012: Providing Welfare Services and Education at Baan Tawan Mai Foster Home
As part of the inaugural Regional Day of Service, volunteers from both operations visited Baan Tawan Mai Foster Home which provides welfare services and education for orphaned, homeless or abandoned children who are considered at-risk groups for drug abuse.
Chubb launched the "Hand in Hand" project in 2015 aimed at supporting the underprivileged children and the poor communities in remote areas. This CSR campaign is in line with the Chubb's over-arching philanthropic support for improving education and health as well as alleviating poverty.
Supporting the Border Patrol Schools under the Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Chubb made a donation to fund the construction of Health Stations, Multi-Purpose Buildings, Kingdergarten Buildings and Libraries to the Border Patrol Schools in Thailand
Supporting General Buddhist Scripture Schools and Youth Development
Chubb made a donation to support the implementation of an educational project to develop educational opportunities for novices of the Elementary Education Department of Phrapriyatham School.