ASSIST launched back to back events to kick off its Public Private Partnerships Advancing Carbon Neutral Economy: a Multi-Stakeholder Forum on December 19 and Awareness Session on December 20.
An 18-month PPP Project co-financed by DEG and implemented by TUV NORD China and ASSIST, ACE seeks to help reduce China’s carbon footprint.
The forum was attended by top executives and representatives of government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGO’s), academic institutions, and private companies. Meanwhile, the awareness session featured a discussion on the current level of carbon emissions in China and the practices that can be adopted by members of energy-intensive industries.
The following topics were discussed: Carbon Neutrality and the Underlying Concepts; International Standards on Carbon Neutrality (ISO 50001, ISO 14064, PAS 2050); Determining, Quantifying, Reducing and Offseting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions based on various international standards; and Benefits and challenges of implementing Carbon Neutrality in an organization.
Forum speakers include Mr. Li Yong Jun, AP Product Manager Climate Change, Mr. Tang Qing He, Director of Low-Carbon Economy Research Center at the Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences, Mr. Gu Qing Ping, Deputy Director at Carbon Accounting Center, Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange.
ASSIST Projects and Grants Management Director graced both events. #