Union Communications (“Union Comm”), a leader in research and policy advocacy services in Hong Kong, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the third significant contract of the consultancy service by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). This project, focusing on the APEC Technology Empowers Low Carbon Action (TELCA), highlights Union Comm's renowned expertise and its dedication to fostering sustainable technological advancement and digital inclusion across the Asia-Pacific region.
Under this contract, Union Comm will be instrumental in researching and analyzing emergent low-carbon technologies across APEC economies. The company's responsibilities include developing a comprehensive research methodology in collaboration with APEC's project overseers, introducing low-carbon technology best practices, and conducting extensive policy analysis and expert interviews across APEC economies. The project is set to commence in January 2024 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2024.
The project is sponsored by the APEC Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) and enjoys support from numerous member economies, including Chile; China; Hong Kong, China; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Peru; Philippines; Russia; and Thailand. It is overseen by the Beijing International Exchange Association (Website), ensuring adherence to the highest standards of research and international collaborative engagement.
“We are honored to be entrusted with this crucial APEC project,” said Sam Han, partner at Union Comm. “This contract not only demonstrates our capabilities in high-level research and policy advocacy, but also reflects our dedication to contributing to sustainable development and low-carbon technologies in the Asia-Pacific region. We are committed to delivering insights and recommendations that will have a lasting impact on environmental policies and technological best practices across APEC economies.”