ASSIST Goes on NCPC Mission in Ukraine
Within the existing agreement with GIZ, ASSIST’s Regional Director, Aru David, and Social Initiatives & Enterprises Manager, Olga Babina, conducted a 3-day organizational diagnosis for the Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production Centre in Kiev, Ukraine on March 5-7, 2013.
Projects LEAP and RAISE Conduct Forums in Indonesia
Ongoing PPP DEG-supported projects LEAP (Leapfrog towards Efficiency And Progress through Low Carbon Economy) and RAISE (Refrigerant Management Awareness in Industrial and Commercial Application for Sustainable Energy Conservation) held Review and Awareness Forums from March 4-8, 2013 in the cities of Surabaya, Medan and Jakarta in Indonesia.
Promotion of Green Economic Development (ProGED) Launched in Cebu
The GIZ managed project called “Promotion of Green Economic Development” (ProGED) was launched with the help of ASSIST on March 11-13 in Marco Polo Plaza Hotel, Cebu.
Local Trainers in India Empowered by Project SWEEP
Two Training-of-Trainer (ToT) sessions were held in Mumbai and Chennai in February and March 2013 within the framework of the DEG-supported Public Private Partnership project SWEEP (Southwest Energy Efficiency Project). The event was attended by Mr. Sathappan and Mr. Balamurugan of ASSIST.
Leapfrog towards Efficiency And Progress through Low Carbon Economy Indonesia
The Indonesian manufacturing sector is one of the nation’s largest sources of fossil-fuel derived greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. LEAP Indonesia focuses on the energy-intensive manufacturing sub-sectors cement, iron and steel, power generation, palm oil, and textile where there is significant cant potential for energy efficiency improvements.
The project will work towards initiating a low carbon economy in Indonesia through awareness raising, capacity building and pilot implementation.