Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) – Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI)
07/06/2021

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  • India along with Government of United Kingdom launched new workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency under the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) – Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI) at the 12th Chief Energy Ministerial (CEM).

What is IDDI?

  • It is a global coalition of public and private organisations who are working to stimulate demand for low carbon industrial materials.
  • In collaboration with national governments, IDDI works to standardise carbon assessments, establish ambitious public and private sector procurement targets, incentivise investment into low-carbon product development and design industry guidelines.
  • Coordinated by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
  • Members: The IDDI is co-led by the UK and India and current members include Germany and Canada.

CEM:

  • It was established in December 2009 at the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change conference of parties in Copenhagen.
  • CEM is a high-level global forum to promote policies and programs that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices, and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy.
  • 29 countries are part of CEM including India.
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