USCBC Co-Hosts Seminar on the Trade and Environmental Benefits of the Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA)

On October 25, the US-China Business Council in cooperation with the Coalition for Green Trade hosted a seminar in Beijing that focused on the trade and environmental benefits of the Environemental Goods Agreement (EGA). The agenda included a strong set of speakers from the public and  private sector, including select groups of industry, government, and academic representatives. The seminar took place just after the latest EGA round in Geneva and the high-level meeting at the WTO Mini-Ministerial in Oslo.

Below you will find the presentations of featured speakers: 


                      Jake Parker (USCBC)                                                     Peter C. Brun (EU-SIA)               


                      Przemek Kowalski (OECD)                                               William Lim (Vestas)


                                                     Genichiro Shimada (JCEGA) (ENG) (CHI)



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