On Monday, 4 December 2023, U4E will present a joint side event at the “Montreal Protocol advancing climate action” pavilion at COP28 in Dubai.
The event will explore the intersection of regulation and financing with experts touching on topics such as existing regulatory and financing mechanisms for sustainable cooling, how regulation paves the way for financing the sustainable cooling transition, and innovative financing tools available for the cooling sector.
Its objective is to showcase thought leaders and expert organisations on industry related topics. It will provide insights into the development and implementation of Minimum Energy Performance Standards for cooling products and highlight Cool Up’s collaboration with major players in the finance sector.
It will discuss how:
- Collaboration and building partnerships are essential to achieve goals, whether that’s through working with finance partners, national governments, or other organizations in the cooling sector.
- Investing in sustainable cooling means investing in the future of a growing market while reducing costs and reducing environmental impact.
- A broad range of stakeholders need to be addressed in the sustainable cooling transition.
Participants will include:
|Cool Up Country Manager – Türkiye
|Cool Up Country Manager – Egypt
|Status quo of regulation and financing mechanisms in Cool Up countries
|Sustana Cooling Partners
|Private investing in sustainable cooling
|Dr Nihar Shah
|Presidential Director, Global Cooling Efficiency Program
|Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
|Model regulations (MEPs)
|Bubacar Zaidi Jallow
|Deputy Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
|Development and implementation of Minimum Energy Performance Standards in The Gambia
|Director, Linkages, Research & Consultancy
Energy Commission of Nigeria
|Development and implementation of Minimum Energy Performance Standards in Nigeria
To watch the event online, tune in at 16:30 – 17:30 GST (GMT+4), to the livestream on the Ozone Secretariat YouTube.
For more information on the Montreal Protocol Pavilion and their full programme of events, visit their website.