CFA 2013 Post Show report.pdf

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Exhibitor Overview
Representing 42 organizations from 19 countries including Germany, Philippines, Cambodia, Finland,
Japan and Thailand, the Carbon Forum Asia Trade Fair was a productive gathering to explore
opportunities and form relationships in the carbon abatement market.
Furthermore, with this year’s co-location, exhibitors and visitors alike enjoyed the opportunity to meet
with organizations and exhibitors at Clean Energy Expo Asia and Energy Efficiency Asia. Over the 4
days, the co-located events saw close to 1,700 visitors from 48 countries participating on the Trade
Fair floor.
Carbon Forum Asia 2013 continued to showcase carbon market business opportunities from
developing countries in the region. This year ADB invited experts and project developers such as the
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy Cambodia, Water Authority of Fiji, Vietnam Low Carbon
Agriculture Support Project and CECEP Zhangbei Wind Power to contribute to the Forum and
showcase their projects, covering a range of sectors including renewable energy, cook stove, transport,
agriculture and waste.
The Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) returned with an
official Thai pavilion to connect local project developers and governments with international
participants at Carbon Forum Asia. The pavilion featured companies such as Thai Biogas Energy Co.,
Ltd, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, Advance Carbon Securities Venture Co. and
Vichitbhan Palm Oil Company Limited.
The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC), a non-governmental organization
established with the support of the Environment Agency (currently the Ministry of the Environment) of
the Japanese Government, puts its highest interest on climate change related subjects. At Carbon
Forum Asia, they provided the latest information on Joint Crediting Mechanism / Bilateral Offset Credit
Mechanism (JCM/BOCM) - the Japanese Government’s initiative in new market mechanisms. OECC,
with the support of the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan returned with a Japan
Pavilion this year, bringing together the Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) and the Institute
for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).
Returning exhibitors did include the World Bank East Asia and Pacific Region, Nordic Environment
Finance Corporation, South Pole Carbon, UNFCCC, VCS and the Federal Ministry for the Environment,
Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany. ICIS, a global market intelligence provider and
Vertis, a European emissions trading house, participated for the first time as exhibitors.