International Green Purchasing Network (IGPN) Conference
in China March 23-24, 2006 Suzhou, China
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Chairman: Mr. Li Jian, deputy manager of CEC
9:00 Opening ceremony
-Prof. Ryoichi Yamamoto (Chairman of IGPN)
-Ms.Wang Kaiyu (Senior Officer of SEPA)
-Mr.Chai Hanming (Jiangsu Environmental,Protection Bureau)
-Director Hu Zhengming (Suzhou National New&Hi-Tech Industrial Development Area AdministrationCommittee)
9:30 Photo session / Tea Break
Introduction on Chinese Environmental-labelling System and Government Green Procurement
-Mr. Chen Yanping (Director of Environmental Development Center of SEPA,
Chairman of China Environmental Certification Center)
Concept and Significance of Green Purchasing
-Mr. Hiroyuki Sato (Secretary-general of Green Purchasing Network (GPN), Japan)
11:00 Green Olympiad and Green Purchasing
  -Ms.Yu Jianke (Director of Environmental Division, Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad)
Introduction on the website of CGPN
-Mr. Liu Zunwen (Director of R&D division, CEC)
11:50 Discussion
  (12:00−13:30 Lunch)
  Chairman: Prof. Ryoichi Yamamoto
The Green Purchasing Law, and Promoting Green Procurement in Japan
-Mr. Kazuyuki Harada (Deputy Director, Environmental and Economic Policy Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan)
Green Purchasing Activities in Korea: Focusing on the Green Procurement Law
-Ms. Hyun-Jung Im (Ministry of Environment, Korea)
14:50 Discussion
15:00 Status and Development of Green Purchasing in Hong Kong
  -Ms. Linda Ho (CEO of Hong Kong Green Council)
15:20 Discussion
  (15:30−15:50 Tea Break)
15:50 IGPN and Green Purchasing Activities on Global Level
  -Mr. Akira Kataoka (Manager, IGPN Secretariat)
16:10 Discussion
16:20 Ricoh Group, Sustainable Environmental Management
  -Mr. Kenji Tanaka (General Manager, Environmental Sustainability Development Office Corporate Environment Division Ricoh Company, Ltd.)
16:40 Discussion
16:50 Closing Speech
  -Prof. Ryoichi Yamamoto (Chairman of IGPN)
Friday, March 24, 2006
  Chairman: Prof. Ryoichi Yamamoto, Mr. Liu Zunwen
Discussion Topics
  -Status and tendency of international green purchasing
-Function of environmental protection administrations
-Eco-labelling products and green purchasing
-How the enterprises to practice green purchasing
-The advices on government green purchasing in China
-Reciprocity between consumer and green purchasing
Participants: International Green Purchasing Network (IGPN)
Environmental Development Center of SEPA
Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Environmental Certification Center, SEPA (CEC)
Ministry of Environment, Korea
Hong Kong Green Council