This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.

The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts

About the PSOJ/CAIC/EU Funded Project

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Jamaica on Track for Green Funding

Jamaica is on track to receive US$300,000 (J$37 million) in grant funding from the Green Climate Fund, to better equip the Climate Change Division to carry out is functions in regard to spearheading the national effort to develop effective climate resilience and lower emissions development strategies. In its capacity as the National Designated Authority, the […]

Devon Gardner

Energy-Efficiency Strategy Coming For The Caribbean

THE CARIBBEAN is, within the next two or so years, to have an energy efficiency strategy that should serve the growth agenda of various islands. To begin the work, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has secured the support of the European Union (EU). “The EU will send a team in to work with us to identify […]

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Jamaica on Track for Green Funding

Jamaica is on track to receive US$300,000 (J$37 million) in grant funding from the Green Climate Fund, to better equip the Climate Change Division to carry out is functions in regard to spearheading the national effort to develop effective climate resilience and lower emissions development strategies. In its capacity as the National Designated Authority, the […]

Kingston Workshops Focusing On Climate Finance

THE Climate Change Division (CCD) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation is hosting a series of workshops to address climate finance at Hotel Four Seasons in Kingston. These workshops, which began yesterday and goes up until Friday, are intended to increase knowledge about, and access to international climate finance. The overall objective […]

Stop Plastic Pollution, Govt Urges

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, is imploring Jamaicans to reuse and recycle plastics in order to reduce the impact of the material on the environment. Vaz said the use and disposal of plastic bags commonly called ‘scandal bags’ as well as Styrofoam […]