NPO in collaboration with CPI and IFC has organized a conference on Sustainable Industrial Growth in Pakistan on 24th May 2016 at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad.
The National Productivity Organization (NPO), in collaboration with the Cleaner Production Institute (CPI), and International Finance Corporation (IFC) has organized a conference for launching ceremony of report on ”Sustainable Industrial Growth in Pakistan“ on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the Koh-e-Noor Hall, Marriot Hotel, Islamabad.
Mr. Javaid Iqbal, Director General (E & D) Senate of Pakistan was invited as a chief guest and Ms. Shabana Khawar, Principal Country Officer, IFC was key note speaker. Mr. Abdul Ghaffar Khattak, CEO NPO, in his welcome address emphasised sustainable industrial growth by skills development in human resource and to safeguard environment through resource efficiency i.e. energy, material and water efficiency. Mr. Azher Uddin, CEO CPI, and MS. Dalia Sakr, Energy & Resource Efficiency expert, IFC Cross Cutting Advisory Solutions, MENA Region were also present at the event.The events received overwhelming coverage from electronic, print and social media which has built a positive image of Ministry of Industries& Production (MoIP) in public and private sectors.
Mr. Jawad Babar, Senior Manager Advisory from Ernst & Young deliver a presentation on the high level study summary.
Case study on textile sector was discussed by Mr.Shahid Naveed and Mr. Muhammad Shamsul Basar from Dewan Farooque Spinning Mills Ltd. (DFSML).
Mr. Shafqat Ullah, Project Manager from CPI briefed about the findings in the Sugar, Leather, and Paper and Pulp sectors.
The launching ceremony and presentations were attended by policy makers, industry specialists, potential investors, bankers and regulatory enablers.
Since 2006, NPO and CPI have conducted nearly 200 resource efficiency audits for manufactures in the textile, sugar, leather, and pulp and paper industries. Based on that rich source of information, a study has been conducted and a report produced which would benefit policy makers and industrialists to encourage sustainable industrial growth in Pakistan.
The production and release of this study was funded by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of The World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector led growth in developing countries.IFC commissioned Ernest and Young to analyze the historical audit information, and recommend resource-efficient practices and technologies.
Mr. Javaid Iqbal, Director General (E & D) Senate of Pakistan
Ms. Shabana Khawar, Principal Country Officer, IFC
CEO NPO, Mr. Abdul Ghaffar Khattak
CEO CPI, Mr. Azher Uddin
Mr. Jawad Babar, Senior Manager Advisory from Ernst & Young during Presentation
Mr. Shahid Naveed, Manager, Dewan Farooque Spinning Mills Ltd. (DFSML), Giving Case Study of Textile Sector
Mr. Muhammad Shamsul Basar, Manager, Dewan Farooque Spinning Mills Ltd. (DFSML), Giving Case Study of Textile Sector
Mr. Shafqat Ullah, Project Manager from CPI briefing about the findings in the Sugar, Leather, and Paper and Pulp sectors.
CEO NPO, Briefing the Chief Guest about Energy measurement Tools used by NPO in Conducting the Audits
Representative from the Embassy of Netherland in Pakistan
Participants attanding the session
Participants Introduction During Round Table Discussion
Participants During Round Table Discussion