Event Info:

  • Thu 26 October, 2017
  • 07:30
  • Topaz
  • EuroCham Event


The importance of waste mangement

With the steady growth of Cambodian Economy, the urban landscape has changed dramatically. With more activity, more tourists, more growth but also more garbage.

As the economy continues to grow, understanding waste management policies become essential not only for the environment and the health of population, but to ensure the sustainable development of Cambodia in the future.

Join EuroCham on the 26th of October at 07.30 and gain valuable insights from one of the most experienced experts in the field of Waste Management - Mr Bunrith Seng.

This talk is for

  • Business in the tourism sector
  • Stakeholders involved in environmental issues (NGOs, policy advisors, CSR professionals)
  • Business interested in finding out more about the value of environmental-friendly solutions
  • Professionals interested in sustainable development

What to expect

Participants will receive expert insights from Mr Bunrith Seng - a leading expert in the field of waste management on: 

  • Overview of solid waste management in Cambodia - focusing on Phnom Penh
  • Information on key players in the sectors 
  • Technical data and statistics on Waste Management. 
  • Laws and regulation surrounding ongoing projects in Cambodia

Also, due to the popularity of the topic, Israel Rainer from Inros Lackner will be providing an overview of a second session at a later date. This second session will be focusing on in-depth waste management best practices and financing.

EuroCham will also like to use this Breakfast Talk to introduce the SA-AT Initiative - a clean city concept aiming to reduce waste/trash in the city of Phnom Penh that is proudly supported by EuroCham. 

Don't miss the chance to be part of this inspiring Breakfast Talk outlining the importance of waste management and how your business can contribute to the suitable development in Cambodia. 

Event details

Venue: Topaz
Date: Thur, Oct. 26
Registration and Breakfast: 7:30am-8:00am 
Presentation and Networking: 8:15am-10:00am 
Member price: $15
Non-member price: $25

About the Speaker

Mr Bunrith Seng is currently one of the best expert on Waste management in Cambodia with 10 years of experience advising, researching and teaching on the topic. He is currently a senior consultant at UNDP and a researcher, teaching Environment and Water Resource Management at ITC. Previously, he was also a consultant on various Waste Management Program or initiatives for NEXUS, GIZ, ADB, SNV, World Health Organization (WHO), Asia Foundation and the GAEA (Global Action for Environment Awareness) .His extensive experience includes as well a position of researcher and operations specialist in CINTRI, the sole trash collection company in Phnom Penh.

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