on the implementation of technologies, it seeks to contribute to the reduction
of carbon dioxide in the country.
- It aims to realize 40 cooperation agreements between Mexican and European Union
a result of the joint effort of the European Union (EU) and ProMéxico, the
"Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico" project was presented today,
which aims to support the establishment of cooperation arrangements between
European and Mexican companies for the implementation of technologies that reduce
emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Mexico.
project, funded by the European Union, seeks to contribute to the reduction of
CO2 in the country, providing business opportunities for companies and
institutions and of the EU in the areas of energy efficiency, waste management
and wastewater treatment. It aims to realize 40 cooperation agreements, since
its establishment until August 2017.
this presentation took part the Director General of ProMéxico, Francisco N.
González Díaz, who reported that the entity in his charge is a partner of the
EU in the implementation of this purpose.
also stressed that "if current trends, emissions of carbon dioxide in the
atmosphere will cause irreversible damage to the environmental balance of the planet."
"In that sense," he explained, "Mexico has led activities that
promote sustainability and accelerate the global transition to renewable
energies. One of them is the goal of migrating from 27% to 35%, generating
clean energy sources by 2024 in our country. "
turn, the Ambassador of the European Union in Mexico, Andrew Standley, said
that "with this innovative project, Mexico and the European Union have the
opportunity to show, once again, the most direct and effective way for reducing
the greenhouse gases, through technologies that are both clean and economically
Project Leader of "Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico", David Calvo
Romano, summed up the phases in which the program will be developed, which
include: mapping of the needs and technology gaps in Mexico in relation to the
low carbon economy; mapping of supply in green technologies of the EU industry;
the holding of a meeting of European and Mexican companies and institutions,
both online and face; and the establishment of cooperation agreements between
Mexican and European institutions. He said that, at least five events, which
will feature a total of 200 Europeans entrepreneurs, will take place throughout
Jaap Veerman, Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Mexico,
brought his vision of Mexico as a business destination for the Dutch clean
turn, Guillermo Chaím Serrano, Director General of Agrocluster of Jalisco,
presented a real case of transfer of European clean technologies in Mexico.
order to boost the European-Mexican business community in low-carbon
technologies, during the event, the www.lowcarbon.mx platform was released, where
you can find all information and free registration of companies and
organizations to participate in this project.
those attending the event, highlighted the presence of representatives of
chambers, associations and organizations in the energy and environment sector,
academics, government officials of the Republic and the diplomatic corps of
Member States of the European Union in Mexico.