Invitation to High-Level Dialogue on the Philippines Intended Nationally Determined Contributions

October 07, 2015 | Posted by Philippine Business for the Environment

Invitation to High-Level Dialogue on the Philippines Intended Nationally Determined Contributions

We are pleased to invite you to the High-Level Dialogue on the Philippines' INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions) to help limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius. This will be held on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at Mayuree 1, Ballroom of Dusit Thani Hotel.

The INDC is the product of a major study conducted by the Climate Change Commission (CCC) with the help of experts on climate change and related topics, and after consultations with various groups in the public and private sectors. It shall serve as our country's contribution to the Synthesis Report of the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCC) for the 2015 Conference of Parties meeting in Paris in late November 2015. The INDC a very important document that can significantly affect business and industry in the future.

The Dialogue aims to:  

  1. Make M.A.P. members and other business leaders understand and appreciate the importance of the INDC;
  2. Elicit top-management support for and participation in achieving the INDC goals;
  3. Encourage all to take initiatives that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Dialogue will pesent one or more inspiring initiatives, explain how companies may determine their carbon footprint, and identify sources of help for sustainable development solutions.

CCC Sec. Lucille Sering will present the INDC, one company will present sample initiatives, and a panel of experts will react and share helpful measures to help implement the INDC towards improved profitability.

After the 50 seats are filled up, additional registrants will be charged a fee of P1,500 (M.A.P. Members) - P1,800 (non-M.A.P. members) per head.

Please send your name, position, company and contact number to map@map.org.ph or mapsecretariat@map.org.ph

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