Low Carbon Development in China

This interview welcomes Mr. Jon Penrice, President Mobility & Former Asia Pacific President of Dow, to share his insights on initiatives and strategies from private sectors to reduce carbon for more sustainable development in China.

Applicants: 194
Free
THIS COURSE IS INCLUDED IN Path to Carbon Neutral Certificate Program

Time commitment:

1-2 hours/week, 1-2 weeks/course

Pace:

Self-paced

Language:

English

Level:

Introductory

About this course

China has committed to reaching carbon peak in 2030 and achieving carbon neutrality in 2060, despite of challenges on the pathway ahead. This interview welcomes Mr. Jon Penrice, President of Dow Asia Pacific, to share his insights on initiatives and strategies from private sectors to reduce carbon for more sustainable development in China. Dow's strategy towards sustainability, especially on carbon reduction, and how Dow involves partners across the value chain are shared. Also discussed are challenges and opportunities for industrial sectors in China´s future development. 

What you’ll learn

  • Beware of China´s initiative and commitment on low carbon development 
  • Understand Dow´s strategy towards sustainability, especially on carbon reduction and plastic use
  • Learn how to involve partners across the value chain in sustainable development and what challenges are there
  • Learn differences between China and the west in advancing sustainability, esp. how China can cope with its own challenges
  • Gain insights on the opportunities for industrial sectors in low carbon development in China
  • Hear advice on starting a career on sustainability sector

About the instructor(s)

Jon Penrice

President Mobility & Former Asia Pacific President of Dow

Haitao Yin

Professor and Vice Dean at Antai College of Economics and Management of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Syllabus

  • Session

    1

    Carbon Reduction: Strategy and Challenges

    This session introduces China's initiatives on carbon development and Dow's strategy towards sustainability, especially on carbon reduction. How to involve partners across the value chain and its challenges are also discussed.

  • Session

    2

    Opportunities and Challenges for Future Development

    This session discusses how China can cope with the challenge of both continuing its economic growth and addressing sustainability. The opportunities for the industrial sectors and good experiences in plastic use are shared as well.

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  • Ali 阿里 watched

    Jun 21, 2024 17:48:15

    Insightful interview on Dow's sustainability strategies and challenges in China's path to carbon neutrality.

  • bharath watched

    Apr 29, 2024 14:07:38

    very Good and informative

  • Alvin watched

    Apr 29, 2024 10:37:21

    Very good explanation

  • Irene Yao watched

    Apr 24, 2024 19:21:40

    Precise guidence and inspiration for beginner of student for sustainability.

  • Bui Le Trinh watched

    Apr 21, 2024 12:28:45

    Very good, I think it helpful alot

  • Michele watched

    Apr 15, 2024 19:05:57

    Very interesting