Waste Water Compliance Training: Capacity Building for Philippine Small-Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

25.01.18 AHK News

The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) together with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), and Department of Environment and Natural Resources facilitated a Waste Water Compliance Training: Capacity Building for Philippine Small-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) last January 15-16 and 17-18 at Taguig and Tagaytay City. With over 80 attendees, the series of workshops addressed the non - compliance of the industry of particular small enterprises with the new DENR Administrative Order 2016-08.

Two experts in the field of waste water management from Germany and the Philippines namely Mr. Torsten Lingner of Sachsen Wasser GmbH and Jose Mari Lim of LCI Environmental Corporation were engaged during the workshops in order to share their knowledge and expertise in presenting new technological solutions, as well as helping the participants develop Compliance Action Plans that would help visualize the next steps to be done in order to comply with the newly implemented law.

Guest speakers from both private and governmental institutions were also present during the workshops. These include Ms. Alegra S. Limjoco, President of PCCI, MS. Teresita Leabres, Vice President of South Luzon PCCI, Engr. Jesus G. Reyes, Environment and Climate Change Committee of PCCI , Engr. Reynato Morente, Environment and Climate Change Committee of PCCI, Mr. Renato Cruz, Chief of Environmental Quality Management Bureau Division of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), Ms. Leza A. Acorda-Cuevas, Supervising Environmental management Specialist of EMB, Atty. Ramiro S. Osorio Jr., OIC of the Legal Section of EMB region IVA, Engr. Emeterio Hernandez, Manager III of Environmental Regulation network of Laguna Lake Development Authority, and Ms. Muna Karatschai from the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear.

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