The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) registered the Jirau Hydropower Plant on May 17, 2013 under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
After Oran, it was up to Houston, the global energy capital, to host the 17th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), organised by the International Gas Union from 16 to 19 April 2013. While in Houston, the entire global gas industry discussed the development outlook for LNG, a sector that is enjoying remarkable growth. For GDF SUEZ, and especially for the LNG BU, this trade show was an opportunity to strengthen its ties with the leading market operators.
Cofely Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of GDF SUEZ, specialist in environmentally friendly, energy-efficient services, and consulting firm akquinet were co-winners of the ‘Deutscher Rechenzentrumspreis 2013,’ a German data center award.
Record crowds visit the GDF Suez stand at the 2013 New City Exhibition – organized since 1996 by the Ile-de-France Mayors Association (AMIF) – which took place April 9 to 11 at the Parc Floral in Paris.
At the conference on the “glass ceiling” organized on April 9 by Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, the French Minister of Women’s Rights, the Group signed a framework agreement for professional equality between men and women.
GDF SUEZ supports energy innovation for renewable energies and energy efficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean together with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Nordic Development Fund.