South East Asia: CDM Consultancy Services

By: SLP Environmental Co., Ltd  15-06-2012
Keywords: Environmental

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is a market mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while promoting sustainable development in developing countries by encouraging environmentally friendly investment and technology/knowledge transfer from the industrialized countries. As an incentive the industrialized country participant (i.e. government or company) receives credits in the form of certified emission reductions (CERs) which they can use against their Kyoto emission targets, and the developing country participant receives revenues from the sale of the CERs. For a project to be eligible under the CDM it has to satisfy two critical criteria, namely ‘additionality’ and ‘sustainable development’. For a project to satisfy the additionality critieria it must be demonstrated that the reductions in emissions are additional to those that would occur in the absence of the project activity (i.e. the business as usual scenario). It is up to the Designated

Keywords: Environmental

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