Three officers, each representing the International Copper Association Southeast Asia (ICA), the ASEAN Energy Management Scheme (AEMAS) and the CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN), visited the ADFIAP headquarters on February 13, 2013 and met with its ADFIAP counterparts to harness their synergies together and to explore collaborative initiatives in the area of clean energy and water production and distribution, supply chain small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and development financing mechanisms. Shown in the photo are (L-R): Mr. Jessie Todoc, Country Manager, ICA Philippines; Ms. Cristy Aquino, ADFIAP Consulting; Mr. Octavio B. Peralta, Secretary General, ADFIAP; Mr. Jean-Marc Alexandre, Country Coordinator, AEMAS Thailand; Mr. Rex Darrel B. Vergel, Project Management Specialist, PFAN; Ms. Cora Conde and Atty. Alberto Reyno, ADFIAP Consulting.
Singapore-based ICA www.copper.org.sg is the leading organization for increasing awareness and usage of copper by communicating the unique attributes that make this sustainable element an essential contributor to the formation of life, to advances in science and technology, and to a higher standard of living throughout the world.
Bangkok-based AEMAS www.aemas.org was set up based on the need of ASEAN governments to support their energy efficiency promotion policies and to establish a regional scheme with mutual recognition among countries through a system of certification based on excellence in energy management.
Manila-based PFAN www.cti-pfan.net identifies promising clean energy projects at an early stage and provides mentoring for development of a business plan, investment pitch, and growth strategy, significantly enhancing the possibility of financial closure. Over 164 clean energy projects have been inducted into the PFAN Project Development Pipeline that include biogas, biomass, waste to energy, clean transport, wind, solar, small hydro and energy efficiency initiatives.