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SFW to Support ETS Design
28 May 2014
and implementation of an Emissions Trading Systems in China

SFW is delighted to announce that it will be using its considerable Emissions Trading System (ETS) implementation experience working with Ecofys to support the design and implementation of an ETS in China. Ecofys is a key partner of a consortium, with SQ Consult, Sino Carbon and led by ICF International, that has been assigned to support the design and implementation of Emissions Trading Systems in China. The project, funded by the European Commission (EuropeAid), will support the Chinese national and regional authorities via a series of activities and will run for three years.

In the inception phase, the exact scope of the project will be defined, but likely components include the development and roll-out of an extensive training programme on emissions trading for Chinese government officials, the set-up and execution of a helpdesk and the formation of rapid response teams able to support the Chinese government with detailed technical issues related to the set-up of emissions trading in China. Ecofys experts from both its Beijing and its international offices will be involved and are expected to have an important role in the support work around allocation and cap-setting.
About SFW

SFW is a British SME that delivers Agile Software Application Services to Public and Private sector organisations – helping them transform their services into digital applications, streamline processes, increase efficiency and reduce costs.

SFW’s services span the IT lifecycle and beyond, including Advisory, Agile Delivery, Application Management and Secure Hosting.  Its approach is underpinned by disciplined development and management methodologies, ITIL-compliant service management and a commitment to quality, the environment and security (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 27001 accredited). This ensures SFW delivers service excellence, consistently and securely, to its clients.

Since inception in 1992, SFW has gained an enviable reputation for helping clients reduce cost, add value and attain real benefits, faster and better. With over 15 years’ successful delivery to the public sector, SFW's quality of performance and desire to provide innovative and useful applications make it the preferred and trusted, long term technology partner for many UK and pan-European government agencies.

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About Ecofys

In 1984 a group of six young men with creative and entrepreneurial minds got together to change the world’s energy supply. Excited by the massive potential of renewable energy they founded our company - one which is dedicated to designing solutions across the entire spectrum of sustainable energy systems. The paradigm shift in energy thinking had begun.
Today, more than a quarter of a century later, Ecofys serves public and corporate clients all over the world and has become a leading expert in energy saving, sustainable energy solutions and climate policies. Ecofys is an innovative and creative company with a unique pool of knowledge and expertise. Key to the company’s success are the synergies that arise from our wide range of energy and climate activities. Ecofys creates smart, effective and practical sustainable solutions across the entire spectrum of renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets and energy & climate policy.

For more information about Ecofys, please visit
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