Verena Streitferdt was on a two-week mission in Manila, Philippines. She facilitated one roundtable discussion for the Sustainable Consumption and Production Programme, focused on EE tax incentives. The roundtable gathered relevant stakeholders from BOI, Industry, and DoE to discuss how EE tax incentives can be developed effectively to support the EE conservation Act. Most important the workshop provided a space for the different agencies to discuss and coordinate.
Further, she acted as a key expert in an ADB/ASEP workshop regarding her ASEAN experience, on how Local Government Units can develop EE and C plans that serve the EE conservation Act but most importantly support LGU reap the economic and sustainable benefits that EE can provide. The next day she was fortunate enough to join a public hearing of the Energy Committee in Congress focused on regions and their concerns with their EE Conservation Act.