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The International Green Purchasing Network 2019 Annual Meeting,Suzhou China

On Oct.23th, IGPN 2019 annual meeting held in Suzhou, China, hosted by IGPN Secretariat China Environmental United Certification Center, Participants from Green purchasing networks, IGPN Council and IGPN Advisory Board which from Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, China Hong Kong, and Chinese Taipei attended this meeting.

The meeting adopted the resolution on IGPN chairman renewal and nomination of IGPN new chairman. Recommended by the former IGPN Chairman Prof. Hideki Nakahara and agreed unanimously by the council members, Mr. Chen yanping was elected as the new IGPN Chairman. Mr. CHEN expressed he will be pleased to inherit IGPN mission and goal, contribute his professional experiences and knowledge, awareness raises of green purchasing and promote global green purchasing development. IGPN will focus exchanges and communication on practices, tools and methods between developed and developing countries in global green procurement, promote the dissemination of green procurement, accelerate the solution of global environmental issues, and promote the realization of sustainable consumption and production goals.

During the meeting, participants reviewed the 2019 annual work of IGPN secretariat, discussed on future development, the Bylaw and working mechanism of IGPN. Meanwhile, representatives of Green Procurement Networks from different countries and regions shared their progress and achievements in the field of green procurement, as well as with UNEP Sustainable Public Procurement program of their experience in member development and management. At the same time, the IGPN Bernhard and SIRIM signed MOU on cooperation in the field of green purchasing to promote the development of the green purchasing network.

Wednesday 23rd October,2019

Huan Xiu room, 3rd floor of Four Points by Sheraton, SUZHOU, CHINA

  • China Environmental United Certification Center-Secretariat of the International Green Purchasing Network

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