Tuesday, 22 July 2014
On 22 July, the ECCT held an intimate round table lunch meeting with Eric Lin, Director of the International Affairs Division of the Tourism Bureau, under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications. The event was hosted
by the ECCT's Luxury Goods committee and attended by around 20 members from the luxury goods, retail and travel and tourism industry. During the event, members asked questions to and exchanged ideas with Director Lin on ways to boost Taiwan’s image and attractiveness
as a shopping destination.
Thursday, 26 June 2014
Date: Thursday, 26 June 2014
Venue: Residence One, Grand Hyatt Taipei
On 26 June the ECCT's leading European corporate executives in Taiwan, environmental protection experts from Asia and Europe and local government officials enjoyed a networking luncheon titled "European Experiences in Public-Private Partnership: the Key to
Mitigate Climate Change" co-organized by Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT), and European Economic and Trade Office (EETO). The luncheon was held after the 2014 Workshop on Capacity Building of Regional
Carbon Market in Asia: Experiences from Europe.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
On 12 June, per Kaohsiung City Government's invitation, the ECCT LCI as the co-organizer, participated 2014
International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Carbon Assets Management
. The conference took place at Chateau de Chine Hotel Kaohsiung, attracting over 200 audience from five local city governments including Kaoshiung, Tainan, Pingtung,
Chayi City and County, as well as local industries such as China Steel and CPC Corp.
After the conference, the ECCT speakers were invited to join the dinner cruise along the coast of Kaohsiung Habour, and further on 13 June joined the site tour to China Steel Plants and Headquarters.
Following please find the detailed report and LCI speakers' slides for the conference:
On 12 June, the ECCT’s LCI participated in the “International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Carbon Asset Management”. The LCI was the co-organiser of the event together with the Kaohsiung City Government (KCG). Three LCI members gave presentations
at the conference, which brought together German, French, Japanese and Taiwanese experts. Bodo Kretzschmar, Chief Operating Officer for TUV Rheinland Taiwan, gave a keynote address on the topic “Sustainable management for organisations and corporations”. Rainer
Becker, Head of Business Development Asia-Pacific for moovel GmbH gave a second keynote speech on the topic “The future of urban mobility - car2go, moovel & and how people move today and tomorrow” while Dr S John Pien, General Manager of Grundfos Handels AG
Taiwan Branch, gave a presentation on the subject “Meeting water and energy challenges now”.....
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
On 17 June, the ECCT hosted a special lunch with guest speakers from The Philippines. Martial Beck, Vice-President & General Manager of the European Chamber of Commerce of The Philippines (ECCP) and Walter van Hattum, Counsellor
& Head of Economic & Trade Section, EU Delegation to The Philippines gave an overview of the economic environment, trends and prospects for The Philippines.
Friday, 13 June 2014
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On 13 June the ECCT's Automotive hosted a special event on the topic "The future of urban mobility - car2go, moovel & and how people move today and tomorrow with guest speaker Rainer Becker, Head of Business Development Asia-Pacific, moovel GmbH moovel GmbH.
Becker spoke about his company's ground-breaking car sharing business model.