On July 4, 2018, Lijian Zhao, General Manager of Carbon Trust China, attended the “China Manufacturing 2025” series of “Manufacturing Sustainability Seminar”, sharing the UK Carbon Trust in green manufacturing and accelerating global efforts in low carbon transformation.
Under the initiative of President Xi Jinping's “Building Ecological Civilization”, manufacturing industry's position as the largest resource consumer and environmental pollution source needs to be solved urgently, and green manufacturing has become an important solution for emissions reduction and pollution control for the sector.
Lijian used Carlsberg beer and Samsung mobile phones as an example to share how the Carbon Trust has focused on developing scientific emission reduction plans for enterprises for 17 years, setting science-based carbon targets, carbon footprint certifications and carbon labels, and inviting relevant government and enterprises to in-depth cooperation in the future.
Secretary General Xie Jianjun of the Auto Parts Remanufacturing Branch of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers gave an overview of the Hejian Sino-British Industrial Park and industry associations supported by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. Dr. Shi Peijing, Associate Dean of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Remanufacturing Industry and Technology Research Institute, added how the remanufacturing industry has positioned remanufactured products as a "new product" through advanced technology repair methods, such as 3D printing technology. Chen Lixian, Project Manager of the International Sustainable Standards Alliance in China, introduced the international sustainability standards of the manufacturing industry and an analysis of the benefits of corporate uptake and implementation of sustainable standards to improve corporate social responsibility and enhance supply chain management.