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ASSIST PGM Director invited to be senior expert of IEEPA Academic and Experts Committee
Sathappan Sathappan, the Projects and Grants Management Director of ASSIST, has been invited by the International Energy Conservation Environmental Protection Association (IEEPA) to serve as a Senior Expert in its Academic and Experts Committee.
IEEPA is an independent, professional and non-profit international organization specializing in sustainable development between economy and environment. Founded in 1997, it aims to encourage governments and enterprises in making diversified investment and construction, maintaining the harmony between the environment and industries and achieving sustainable development for human society.
In inviting Sathappan, IEEPA recognizes his significant contribution to environmental research and sustainable development, by helping manage projects relevant to environmental protection.
Among these are ConservePhil (Energy Efficiency for Retailers in the Philippines)
Being a member of the committee mission will allow Sathappan to help carry out multidisciplinary and multi-angle and all-round researches on pressing issues and difficulties about industry or enterprise development，
ASSIST is an international non-profit organization focused on capacity-building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa. It takes pride in its process-oriented approach to capacity building towards social improvement and sustainable transformation. Its goal is to empower its target groups to make them resilient to the social, economic and environmental challenges.
It is presently based in Makati City, but also has operations in India and Vietnam and manages projects in over 10 countries. Through its Partner to Progress philosophy, it has successfully implemented such projects in collaboration with the European Union, United Nation Environment Program (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), USAID, International Finance Corporation (IFC), GIZ, and DEG/ KFW amongst other organizations. #
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Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is an international non-profit focused on capacity building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa.