The SCOPE-GIZ study highlights the role of PES in the national climate program
Standing Conference of State-Owned Enterprises (SCOPE) and GIZ, Germany launched a comprehensive report on “Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Pathways for Indian Public Sector Enterprises – Assessment of Training and Capacity Needs” for address ways and means to build capacity for developing climate resilient pathways. The report was published in the presence of Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC; Agrim Kaushal, advisor, DPE, Ministry of Finance; Dr. Steffen Koch, Minister and Head of Department of Economics and Globalization, German Embassy; Mohamed El-Khawad, cluster coordinator, GIZ India; OPSingh, Director, CGSB; Santanu Roy, ED, GAIL India Limited and Atul Sobti, DG, SCOPE. The launch was attended by several senior PSE officials from across the country.
As PES are involved in sectors that are difficult to mitigate, creating an inherent impact on the environment, SCOPE has collaborated with GIZ to raise awareness and build capacity of PES for global climate change mitigation through studies and research, workshops, pilot initiatives and certification e-courses.
Gurdeep Singh said climate change is invariably one of the most relevant topics today and stated that although PES take individual actions, synergistic efforts are needed for SCOPE to create a confluence of ideas by PES to achieve various sustainability goals as a nation. .
Agrim Kausal addressed the participants appreciating SCOPE on the opportune moment of the study, as the climate crisis is one of the main concerns at the global level and encouraged the participants to analyze and prepare the ways of a plan green.
Speaking at the launch, Atul Sobti stressed that this study is a game changer and not just a desk study. He pointed out that in addition to improving skills, a pipeline of activities in the form of compendium and short films to highlight innovations and initiatives aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of PES is also underway. development.
Posted: Thursday September 23, 2021 11:13 IST