Mexico and the EU sign an economic and environmental cooperation agreement


By CAPosts 23 February, 2021 - 05:50pm 26 views

Mexico City . The European Union (EU) officially launched the Business Action program for Circular Economy and Low Carbon Emissions in Mexico, which aims to strengthen commercial relations and collaboration between Mexican companies and highly innovative small and medium-sized European companies in this sector. .

© Provided by La Jornada Tatiana Clouthier, head of the Ministry of Economy, in file image. Photo Yazmín Ortega

The Charge d'Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico, Jean-Pierre Bou, explained the importance of economic and environmental cooperation between Mexico and the EU, as well as the role of the program in the fulfillment of global commitments in matter of climate change.

“Through this project we want to concretely expand cooperation in low-carbon technology and circular economy between companies, reaching the signing of transatlantic commercial commitments that allow us to advance together towards climate neutrality,” he mentioned

With This seeks to support the reduction of industrial carbon emissions in Mexico, in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

In a video message, the Secretary of Economy, Tatiana Clouthier, declared: “It is a pleasure to participate in the "Low Carbon and Circular Economy Action in Mexico" to learn and advance by leaps and bounds in favor of the environment and be able to comply with the objectives of sustainable development. ”

The Undersecretary of Foreign Trade, Luz María de la Mora, stressed:“ It is essential to ensure that the economic reactivation is sustainable. We need to foster growth that is friendly to - and not at the expense of - our planet's environment and climate. ”

Funded by the European Union, the program will use a strategy of market-focused partnerships to improve international competitiveness and capacity. Mexican business recovery

This will help Mexican businesses seize the opportunities offered by growing global attention to ecological recovery

Source: MSN