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GrinGreen Timeline

2018

January 5 2018

April 22 - 23 2018

May 30 2018

June 5 2018

June 8 2018

July 5 2018

August 18 2018

September 2 - 3 2018

September 16 2018

October 6 2018

GrinGreen First meeting.

22 April: Earth Day Strike (our first if many).

23 April: First appearance in the news (Reuters, Nikkei Business Review, Yahoo! News, *Newsweek, BKK Post, Coconuts BKK, Khaosod English, BKK Foodies, and various other international outlets).
 

Invitation to have a meeting with WWF.

UN World Environment Day invitation.at UNESCAP. Andy and Geoff invited to speak (Bag monster present).
- Afternoon interactive involvement with UNEP at Single Use Plastic Display at Central World.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Invitation to attend World Oceans Day event at Central World.

Three GGI students start internship at WeLearn.

Greta Thunberg starts her protest movement*

2 September: GGI opens new hub at Berkeley International School.
3 September: GGI meeting with Broccoli Revolution to discuss future collaborations and eco-waste (we would eventually form a business relationship)

GGI invited to speak at Swedish Embassy in front of Swedish Ambassador marking 150 year relationship between Thailand and Sweden

GGI first merchandise (metal straws, student-designed stickers, bamboo straws from our partner Sunny's Sustainability Products)

October 10 2018

November 19 2018

December 29 2018

January 10 2019

GGI's first soi cleanup (collaboration and instruction from Trash Hero)

Invited to give a keynote (Geoff), workshop (GGI students), and merchandise booth (students) at ServICE conference at ASB

GGI bag monster invades Mahidol University to advocate for no single-use

GGI student invited to speak at an EcoBeasts event at St. Andrews

2019

February 2 2019

February 4 2019

February 24 - 25 2019

March 15, 16, 17 2019

AQI (air pollution) Strike at Siam because schools were closed due to staggering AQI count [2nd Strike].

Appeared in BKK Post and Coconuts BKK for 3rd time after AQI protest

24 February: Meeting with Greenpeace about building and replicating student-led platform.
25 February: Invited to co-host interactive soi cleanup event with Trash Hero, Sang Foundation, and Precious Plastics on Rama IX road (Geoff and Andy speak).

!5 March: Host Friday's for Future protest at The Government House of Thailand (Paul speaks for 2nd time) [3rd strike].

March 16: GGI featured on CNN for the first time. Also second time in Reuters.
March 17: GGI Featured on Thai PBS (Paul Interviewed about Strike at Govt. House}.

April 9-10: Koh Tao beach cleanup. Partnered with local small businesses about 100 people showed up.

April 9-10 2019

Invited to speak at Emquartier's Earth Day initiative (Paul Speaks for 3rd time).

GGI organized strike at Thai Government House [4th protest]. Climate Strike Thailand steals our idea and organizes their first at BTS Asok.

May 26 2019

Invitation to attend Social Business Day as Youth Ambassadors hosted by Nobel Prize Winner Mohammad Yunas.

July 5 2019

Invitation to attend Social Business Day as Youth Ambassadors hosted by Nobel Prize Winner Mohammad Yunas.

July 5 2019

Partnership agreement with GGI and Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce.

July 20 2019

GGI Admin (Paul) meets and discusses environment advocacy with Thai Minister of Natural resources and Environment.

August 8 2019

Invitation for GGI student speech at UN/Chula University environment event on education and youth involvement (Paul Speak for 4th time).

August 27 2019

April 22 2019

September 15 2019

September 20 2019

September 24 2019

October 1 2019

October 11 2019

October 22 2019

October 23 2019

October 28 2019

November 19 2019

June 22 2020

November 3 2020

November 22 2020

Participation with TICC to commemorate Corrode Feroci's legacy in Thailand. (Booth and speech by Marlena about youth leadership and advocacy for purpose).

Host Global Climate Strike with Greenpeace and the Ministry of Education. Government commits to educate on the importance of environmental sustainability. Youth urging to get government declared climate emergency as well.

St. Andrews 107 presentation for whole high school about student-centered learning.

GGI leadership appears in CNN clip clop in leading pretest in Ministry of Education for youth climate strike.

Concordian International School open our 3rd hub.

Invitation to meet VP of CP Group about potential partnership.

Geoff invitation to give keynote speech with Lnoppen Group about educational innovation in the 21st century.

GGI partners with Youths For SDGs which is collection of college age youths in Thailand that create educational initiatives and podcasts.

Invitation to discuss environmental youth advocacy with UNESCO.

GGI incited to host a soi cleanup workshop at the 2019 3-days ServICE event hosted by ICS.

GGI organizes a youth series youth Podcast on variety of topics ranging from the COVID pandemic, environmental sustainability to education, and economic transformation.

GGI invited to host a booth at Indus' outdoor environment market.

GGI invited to attend the UN's Digital SEA of changes conference via Zoom due to COVID (3rd year in a row invited).

2020

January 9 - 20 2020

GGI starts its campaign to raise money for Australia wildfire. Through vegan bake sale, instagrams promotions, and advocacy at event GGI raised ฿30k.

January 20 2021

February 10 2021 

GGI successful Franchise to Aoba Japan International School.

Partnership with RIS.

2021