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Monday, 4 December 2017

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The 2017 Tainan-ECCT Circular Economy & Low Carbon City Conference was organised by the ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) together with the Tainan City Government. The full-day event, held in Tainan, brought together recognised industry experts and decision-makers to present and discuss circular economy and low carbon solutions. At the conference opening remarks were made by the guests of honour, after which the speakers gave presentations in two sessions, each of which was followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session. The conference was attended by an audience of 300, which included government officials and representatives from industry and academia.

The guests of honour were Tainan Deputy Mayor Chang Chen-yuan, Lai Ying-ying, General Director of the Department of Waste Management under the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) and ECCT CEO Freddie Hoglund.
Speakers included the following executives and officials from Europe and Taiwan: Martin Eberts, Director-General, German Institute Taipei; Guy Wittich, Head of Mission, The Netherlands Trade and Investment office; Lin Chien-san, Director-General, Environmental Protection Bureau, Tainan City Government; Huang Der-ray, Director-General, Shalun Green Energy Science City Office, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST); Chang Ying-hsi, New Energy Technology Division, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI); Chang Jian-cheng, Head, Circular Economy Group, Taiwan Sugar; Giuseppe Izzo, Managing Director, STMicroelectronics Taiwan; Danny Yang, General Manager, Automotive Division, Robert Bosch Taiwan; Larry Sun, Manager, Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC); John Demers, General Manager, Atlas Copco Taiwan; John Pien, General Manager, Grundfos Handels AG Taiwan Branch; Alice Kao, Deputy General Manager, Everest Textile.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Date and Time: Monday 4 Dec. 2017, 09:30 -16:30
Venue: International Conference Hall, Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan (9F., 89 Section West, University Road, Tainan, Taiwan)
AgendaEnglish / Chinese

2017 Tainan-ECCT Low Carbon City & Circular Economy Conference, following the successful collaboration in 2016, co-hosted again by Tainan City Gov. and ECCT’s Low Carbon Initative (LCI), gathers together recognised industry experts and decision makers in the field and to present circular economy solutions, with 300 key people at Tainan Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza Hotel on 4 Dec. 2017.
Speakers include executives from TSMC台積電, Taiwan Sugar Co.台糖公司, Shalum Green Energy Science City office沙崙綠能科學城辦公室, ITRI 工研院, as well as five LCI members: Martin Eberts (Director General/ German Institute Taipei), Danny Yang (GM/ Robert Bosch Taiwan), Giuseppe IZZO (Managing Director/ STMicroelectronics Taiwan), John Demers (GM/ Atlas Copco), Dr. John Pien (GM/Grundfos).
The event provides bilingual translation services and lunch in the hotel. To review and register the conference, please go to: 

Monday, 6 November 2017

DONG Energy, member of LCI, will be changing name to Orsted from 6 November 2017. 

DONG, originally short for Danish Oil and Natural Gas.  Having divested its oil and gas business and decided to phase out coal, Orsted has been chosen to reflect its transformation to a company fully dedicated to green energy.
Orsted is named after the Danish scientist Hans Christian Orsted. In 1820, he discovered electromagnetism, which helped lay the foundation for the way the company produces power today. 
Going forward, Orsted will be fully committed to renewable energy solutions. Orsted will continue to invest in offshore wind, bioenergy, energy storage and innovative customer solutions as essential elements in the energy transformation.
Read more at orsted.com

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

For the collaboration in the 2018 Taiwan-Europe Wind Supply Chain Building Summit facilitated by ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI), taking place in Q1 in Taichung, one of the event organizers Taiwan Int'l Ports Corporation (TIPC) 台灣港務公司 on 1 Nov. visits the ECCT in a delegation of 9 led by TIPC General Manager Chung 鍾英鳳總經理 to discuss with ECCT CEO Freddie Hoeglund and LCI members the TIPC's strategy and roadmap of wind supply chain, and future collaboration between the both sides.
Friday, 6 October 2017
Advisors: Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), National Development Commission (NDC)
Date & Time: 09:00-17:00, Friday, 3 Nov. 2017
Venue: 2F, No.62, Sec.3, Roosevelt Road, TAIPEI  台北市中正區羅斯福路三段62號 2樓

Hosted by Taiwan Financial Services Roundtable (TFSR) and Taiwan Bankers Association (TBA), supported by Taiwan Academy of Banking and Financing (TABF), ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI), the inaugural Green Finance Summit showcases Taiwan's latest green financial policy, market developments and thought leadership. Convening over 250 key business and political leaders from across the island and the globe for high level discussions on the future of green finance.
Speakers include four LCI members: BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered, TUV Rheinland, wpd, and world-leading experts in green finance, from business and technology representatives to investors, financiers and high-level government figures. The Summit focuses on Taiwan's green financing policies and commercial opportunities and how to achieve the 20% renewable energy by 2025, as targeted by Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen.
The event can ONLY be registerd via TABF's website: 

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