Result of Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Implementation in Thailand 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 Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand (MONRE) and Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) will jointly organized “Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM*1) Implementation in Thailand – Utilizing the JCM during the COVID-19 Period -” on 25 August 2020, Tuesday.

Government of Japan is promoting dissemination of advanced low carbon or zero emission technologies through the Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects*2. In this webinar, government officials and representatives of related organizations from both countries explained the overview of the Financing Progamme for JCM Model Projects and its progress in Thailand and introduced newly developed web platform “JCM Global Match”, and related entities from both countries shared the good practices of JCM model projects in Thailand and the neighboring country and Thai companies introduced their activities for reduction of GHG emissions.

After the webinar, individual meetings were arranged online between the companies, and TGO and GEC had individual consultation with companies which had questions regarding JCM Financing Programme.

Overview of Seminar

  • Date:  25 August 2020, Tuesday, 13:00-15:00 Thailand Time (GMT+7),  15:00-17:00 Japan Time (GMT+9) 
  • Venue:  The webinar was held via Zoom
  • Organizers:   Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand (MONRE), Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO), Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
  • Supporter: ASEAN-Japan Centre
  • Participants: About 300 audiences including government officials and business leaders from both countries, and others
  • Language: English and Thai(Simultaenous interpretation)

 

Program Outline and Presentation Materials (All sessions video_(English)

Session 1. Opening:

Opening Remarks

– Mr. Kiatchai Maitriwong, Executive Director, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) Video(En)

– Mr. Yoshinori Suga, First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Thailand Video(En)

Session 2. Information Sharing on the JCM Progress:

Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) 
– Ms. Maiko Uga, Office of Market Mechanisms, Climate Change Policy Division, Global Environmental Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
PDF Video(En)

Status of JCM Implementation in Thailand
– Dr. Paweena Panichayapichet, Manager, Review and Monitoring Office, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO)
PDF Video(En)

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

Session 3. JCM Implementation in Thailand

Introduction of 5MW Floating Solar Power System on Industrial Water Reservoir (2016)  
– Mr. Yoichi Kaburagi, Eco-Solution Div., Division Manager, TSB Co., Ltd.
PDF Video(En)

Introduction of Biomass Boiler to Cooking Oil Factory (2018)
– Mr. Hirohito Ishige, Executive Director, Tepia Corporation Japan Co., Ltd.
PDF Video(En)

Lessons learned from JCM project development activities in Asia and JCM potential in Thailand
– Mr. Jun Watanabe, Researcher, Project Development Dept., Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)
PDF Video(En)

Linkages between the JCM and SDGs
– Ms. Temuulen Murun, Policy Researcher, Climate and Energy, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
PDF Video(En)

JBIC activities in the environmental field including possible support for JCM projects 
– Mr. Akira Ishikawa, Deputy Director General, Osaka Branch, Industry Finance Group, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
PDF Video(En)

Q&A Session Video(En)

Session 4. Closing Address

– Mr. Yuji Kimura, Executive Director, Head of Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) Video(En)

Business Matching & TGO/GEC Consultation (Zoom Meeting)
■Business Matching: After the webinar, individual meetings were 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, TGO and GEC had individual consultation online with companies who would like to ask questions related to Financing Programme for JCM. 

 

3.Photos

  

  

 

Organization Contacts

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