Four conferences have been organised within the Asia Eco-Design Electronics (AEDE) project with the aim of raising awareness and understanding of the implications of product-related environmental legislation and corporate social responsibility (CSR) issues as they affect the Asian electronics, electrical and home appliance sectors.
Conferences were held in Thailand, India and China to:
A supply chain conference and a final conference were held in Brussels (Belgium) to:
Disseminate the results of the European and Japanese study (see Reports
Enable participants from Thailand, India and China to interact with the European stakeholders (including legislators, ‘standard setters’ and buyers, environmental, CSR and other managers from transnational electronics companies) and discuss issues of mutual interest associated with implementation of the EU and Japanese legislation.
Facilitate tie-ups and future technology co-operation on eco-design between European and Asian partners.
Final AEDE project workshops were held to present the conclusions of the project and make the Eco-Design Tool available to companies (see tools), with discussion on future options: