East-Asia (Shanghai, China – November 13-14, 2007)

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The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels held its second Regional Stakeholder Meeting during the Challenge Bibendum (Michelin) in Shanghai, China, on november 13-14, 2007. About 40 participants from industry, NGOs, governments, and academia discussed the Roundtable’s draft sustainability principles and how biofuels should be developed sustainably in East Asia. The meeting summary and presentations can be downloaded below.

Meeting summary and list of participants

Presentations

Introduction to the RSB
Charlotte Opal, RSB
Biofuels’ Definition and Market Potential
Martina Otto, UNEP

The Potential Social, Economic and Environmental Impacts of Biofuels’ Production
Marie Madamba-Nunez & Tata Mustasya, Oxfam
Chen Yongsong & Sheri Liao, Global Village Beijing

Other existing standards: the experience of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
Chew Jit Seng, MPOA/RSPO

Meditation Exercise
Easy-E (Introduction)