ESCAP-ENEA and the Korea Environment Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI), serving as the Secretariat of the Asia Carbon Footprint Network (ACFN) in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines will co-organize a capacity training programme in Manila on 14-15August 2014.
Bringing together various stakeholders from central and local governments, industries, academia and civil society groups, this training is expected to strengthennational capacity and forge different initiatives into a standardized carbonfootprint scheme in the country.
As the Filipino government is considering introducing a carbon footprint scheme mandated by the Philippine Clean Air Act, a comprehensive training programme will provide opportunities to build capacities of policymakers and technical experts. It will also facilitate the transfer of knowledge and best practices from the ACFN member organizations.
DAY 1: Sharing Knowledge and Experiences
[Session 1] CarbonFootprint : Trends and Prospects
[Session 2] Performances and Issues of the Carbon Footprint Labeling in Asian Countries
DAY 2 : In-depth Review of Carbon Labelling Scheme: the Case of Rep. of Korea
[Session 3] Setting the Scene for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)
[Session 4] Korea’s Carbon Footprint Labeling Schemes