Workshop in China

BEIJING, 13 March 2018 – Experts from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have introduced the innovative business model - Chemical Leasing to stakeholders in China, and are encouraging companies to take advantage of the approach to achieve economic, social and environmental benefits.

More than 60 participants from government institutions, companies, and industry associations participated in a training session, jointly organized by UNIDO and the Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Centre, which is affiliated with the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China.

The training in Beijing addressed the general concept and policy perspectives of Chemical Leasing and introduced some of the best case studies showcasing the results of the approach at a global level. The training, which was part of a three-day mission to China, also showed participants how to establish a Chemical Leasing business case and how to quantify the benefits.

Representatives of the Government and of the private sector expressed huge interest and discussed potential ways of applying the Chemical Leasing approach in China.