LEDS and Green Growth Initiatives in Thailand
This flyer provides an overview of Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) and green growth policies and plans in Thailand. Included are sectoral initiatives for the energy, agriculture and forestry and waste sectors, as well as information on sub-national initiatives.
Featured in the flyer are the Thai Low Carbon City and Muangklang Municipality Low Carbon City projects. “Low Carbon City” refers to a province, city, municipality or community that pursues a systematic process to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions. Outlined in the flyer are the processes to involve stakeholders in working towards a Low Carbon City, factors for success, mitigation measures and co-benefits.
The flyer also includes information on voluntary carbon labeling provided by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization, which offers three types of carbon labels:
- Carbon Reduction Label: 163 products by 42 companies are certified for reducing process emissions by at least 10 percent, using minimal grid-purchased energy and leveraging high-efficiency technologies.
- Carbon Footprint for Products: 726 products by 177 companies have completed a product life-cycle assessment and calculated their carbon footprint.
- CoolMode Label: 18 fabrics by 6 manufacturers are recognized as using innovative fiber technology that is especially suited to hot weather.
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