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Delta Shares its Ample Experience in Facilitating Sustainable Cities at the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference 2017 in Bonn

2017/11/11

Ms. Shan-Shan Guo, executive director of the Delta Electronics Foundation, was invited by ICLEI for a speech in its side event during the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference.

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions and a long-term advocate for climate change action, was invited by ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) for a speech at its side event during the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference. As the only corporation invited to the side event, Delta exchanged constructive views and practices with the cities of Toyama City, Ulan Bator, Shenzhen, and New Taipei City, as well as the Asian Development Bank. During the event, which was overflowed with dozens of decision-makers and climate experts, Ms. Shan-Shan Guo, executive director of the Delta Electronics Foundation, offered effective ways for the private sector to contribute in to the development of sustainable cities while elaborating on Delta’s concrete achievements in enabling low-carbon buildings, transportation, and energy infrastructure.

Ms. Shan-Shan Guo, executive director of the Delta Electronics Foundation, participated in ICLEI’s side event through with a speech themed entitled: “How can the private sector help facilitate a sustainable city?” in which In her speech she remarked, “Delta has committed to carbon reduction in its operations and businesses. We have successfully established 25 green buildings globally with our energy-saving technologies, and we further provide building automation, EV charging, and smart LED street lighting solutions to facilitate sustainable cities across the world. At the COP23 side event exhibition area, Delta has also been granted permission to showcase our endeavors and accomplishments in nurturing promoting green buildings, low-carbon mobility and environmental education to that shares Taiwanese companies’ sustainability experiences in sustainability with the world.”

Delta has attended the COP UN Climate Change Conferences for 11 consecutive years and once again is promotes promoting a more active role of for the private sector in climate change at the conference. At the COP21 2015 UN Climate Change Conference, Delta's chief executive officer, Mr. Ping Cheng, and Delta Electronics Foundation's executive director, Ms. Shan-Shan Guo, were not only invited by the German Pavilion of COP21 to provide keynote speeches, but and also led to also lead the company to in share sharing its green building experience through the “Delta Green Building Exhibition” held at the Grand Palais in Paris. The company subsequently replicated this exhibition in Beijing and Taipei last year. This past October, the City Government of Kaohsiung and ICLEI invited Delta to organize the exhibition, during the “EcoMobility World Festival 2017”, where we integrated the green building concept with low-carbon transportation. These exhibitions received more than 150,000 visitors in total, including prominent government officials, business leaders and decision-makers.

The “Transformative local actions toward climate-resilient and sustainable cities in East Asia” side event was hosted by ICLEI East Asia Secretariat’s Regional Director, Mr. Shu Zhu. The event focused on the key initiatives of East Asian cities and the collaboration between different sectors in tackling carbon emissions to help attain the Paris Agreement’s main goal of containing the rise in global temperature to within 2°C. 

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