Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Implementation in Indonesia 2020 – Utilizing the JCM during the COVID-19 Period –

Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and the Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) in collaboration with Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia and Indonesia JCM Secretariat will jointly organize “Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM*1) Implementation in Indonesia – Utilizing the JCM during the COVID-19 Period -” on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Government of Japan is promoting dissemination of advanced low carbon or zero emission technologies through the Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects*2. The webinar will be participated by government officials and business leaders from both countries, and it aims at sharing overview and progress of JCM and facilitating project development and scaling up those future projects.

In addition, while the world will be greatly affected by the COVID-19, it may be possible to accelerate activities to realize a decarbonized society by utilizing the JCM Model Projects for green recovery. In this webinar, we will introduce good examples such as green recovery and countermeasures against the COVID-19 in the JCM Model Projects or related projects, as well as other financial support schemes, etc. and explore measures for the new era.

After the webinar, individual meetings will be arranged online between the companies that are considering implementing low carbon or zero emission technologies as JCM Model Projects and the companies that can provide relevant technologies. Also, individual consultation by JCM Indonesia Secretariat, GEC and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be set up online for companies who would like to ask questions related to Financing Programme for JCM or ADB’s financial support.

Overview of Webinar

  • Date:  Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 13:00-15:40 Indonesia Time (GMT+7), 15:00-17:40 Japan Time (GMT+9) 
  • Venue:  Please watch the webinar via Zoom. Prior registration is required.
  • Organizers:   Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia, Indonesia JCM Secretariat, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
  • Supporter: ASEAN-Japan Centre
  • Language: English

 

Program

Session 1. Opening Remarks:

– Mr. Fajar Wirawan Harijo, The temporary acting officer of Assistant Deputy Minister for Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Financing, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia

–Mr. Tadayuki Miyashita, Minister for Economic Affairs and Development, Embassy of Japan in Indonesia

Session 2. Information Sharing on the JCM Progress:

Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)
– Mr. Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Director of International Negotiations, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan

Status of JCM Implementation in Indonesia
– Mr. Cahyadi Yudodahono, Deputy Director, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia / Head of Indonesia JCM Secretariat

Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects
– Mr. Soichi Tanabe, Senior Manager, Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
– Ms. Nanako Aoyama, Assistant Manager, Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)

Session 3. JCM Implementation in Indonesia

Promotion of Green Innovation to Realize Zero Carbon City by the Collaboration between DKI-Jakarta and Kawasaki City (City to City Collaboration 2020)
– Ms. Tamao Tada, Nippon Koei Co., Ltd.

2MW Mini Hydro Power Plant Project in East Nusa Tenggara Province (2019) & 12MW Biomass Power Plant Project in Ache Province, Sumatera (2018)
– Ms. Widjaja Juliati, President Director, PT. Gistec Prima Energindo
– Mr. Kenichiro Yamamoto, President Director, PT. Aura Energi Primanusa

Energy Saving by Introducing High Efficiency Autoclave to Infusion Manufacturing Factory (2018)
– Mr. Yasutaka Emoto, Deputy Plant Director, PT. Otsuka Indonesia

Introduction of Gas Co-generation System and Absorption Chiller to Motor Parts Factory (2017)
– Mr. Irvan Jpe, Senior Assistant Manager, PT. DENSO INDONESIA

Session 4. Presentations from JCM Related Organizations and Financial Institutions:

Lessons learned from JCM project development activities in Asia and JCM potential in Indonesia
– Ms. Noko Kuze, Researcher, Project Development Dept., Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)

Linkages between the JCM and SDGs
– Ms. Akibi Tsukui, Policy Researcher, Climate and Energy, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

Financing Sustainable Infrastructure in Indonesia
– Mr. Y. Bayu Wirawan, Managing Director & CIO, PT. Indonesia Infrastructure Finance  

ADB’s Private Sector Operations in Indonesia
– Mr. Yuichiro Yoi, Unit Head for Indonesia / Principal Investment Specialist, Asian Development Bank

The Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM) for Private Sector
– Mr. Shintaro Fujii, Environment and Climate Change Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Session 5. Closing

– Mr. Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Director of International Negotiations, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan

Business Matching & Consultation with Indonesia JCM Secretariat/GEC/ADB (Zoom Meeting)
■Business Matching: After the webinar, individual meetings will be arranged online between the companies that are considering implementing low carbon or zero emission technologies as JCM Model Projects and the companies that can provide relevant technologies.
■Consultation: After the webinar, Indonesia JCM Secretariat and GEC will have individual consultation online with companies who would like to ask questions related to Financing Programme for JCM. (Availability may be limited.) In addition, ADB will have individual consultation online with participants on ADB’s private sector finance and associated support of Japan Fund for JCM (JFJCM) upon request.

 

Registration

 ◆Registration for Webinar (Free of charge)
 ◆Registration for Business matching/JCM Global Match (Free of charge)

 ※1 The webinar and the business matching need to be registered separately.

 ※2 JCM stands for the Joint Crediting Mechanism, and it is a bilateral cooperation mechanism that developing countries and Japan collaborate
    on GHG emission reductions projects and share the reduction result.
    For further information, please refer to the official website of JCM here

 ※3 In order to support the implementation of candidate JCM projects, Ministry of the Environment, Japan has launched the “JCM Model Projects”.
    The purpose of this model project is to financially support the implementation of projects which reduce GHG emissions by utilizing leading
    low carbon technologies in developing countries, and in return seeks to acquire JCM credits for achievement of Japan’s GHG emission reduction target.

 

Contact

Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
Tokyo Office
Attn: Tanabe, Inada
Phone: +81-3-6801-8773
E-mail: jcm-info@gec.jp