The Indonesia RECP Programme hosted information workshop on application of GHG accounting within the framework of promoting RECP on 7 December 2016 in Jakarta. Ms. Shiny Samuel of Godrej Green Business Centre explained methodological and procedural aspects of GHG accounting of companies and shared several international best practices. Mr. Dida Migfar Ridha of Ministry of Environment and Forestry, provided an update on national GHG accounting in Indonesia. Further contributions focused on using GHG accounting to guide the transition to lower carbon industry.
In his contribution, Mr. René Van Berkel of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) proposed a five pronged agenda for low carbon industrial innovation, based on: dematerialization of products; process efficiency innovations; process alternatives for non energy GHG emissions; use of low-carbon energy sources; and closure of carbon cycles. Participants expressed need for further promotion and capacity building to improve understanding and practice of corporate and product GHG accounting in Indonesia.