Greening the Health Sector: Pharmaceuticals and Climate Change (2013)

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Greening the Health Sector: Pharmaceuticals and Climate Change (2013)

  1. 1. Greening the Health Sector Dr. Christoph Hamelmann Regional Practice Leader HIV, Health and Development UNDP Europe and Central Asia CIS Pharmaceutical Forum Moscow, Russia, 5 January 2013 Pharmaceuticals and Climate Changec c c
  2. 2. Likely Temperature Increase by GHG Emission Pathways
  3. 3. Energy Intensity (Energy consumption per unit GDP 2011, ENERDATA) Countries Energy Intensity World Major Country Ranking (highest 4) Uzbekistan 0.633 1 Ukraine 0.436 2 Kazakhstan 0.399 3 Russia 0.346 4
  4. 4. Countries Unconditional Pledge Conditional Pledge Current GHG Emissions (MtCO2e 2010) Armenia - Submitted policy actions 11 Azerbaijan - - 50 Belarus Reduction 8 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 150 Kazakhstan Reduction 15 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 318 Kyrgyzstan - - ? Moldova Reduction 25 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 11 Russia Reduction 15 % below 1990 level by 2020 Reduction 25 % below 1990 level by 2020 2510 Tajikistan - Submitted policy actions 15 Uzbekistan - - 174 Turkmenistan - - 87 Ukraine Reduction 20 % below 1990 level by 2020 - 397 GHG Emission Reduction Pledges CIS Countries
  5. 5. Health Sector in the ECIS Region • Accounts for 7.5 % of GDP • Technology intensive with significant consumption of resources, associated with environmental pollution and degradation • Accounts for an estimated 4.2 % of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the ECIS region • Up to 25 % of these GHG can be reduced within short-term, more through long-term measures • Reductions have also direct positive impact on life-years saved Ministerial European Environment and Health Task Force Meeting, Bled / Slovenia 2011
  6. 6. NHS Carbon Footprint Breakdown 2010
  7. 7. + others European Ministerial Environment & Health Task Force Fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health Parma 2010 53 member states, including all CIS countries
  8. 8. Sector Guidance on Carbon Foot-Printing • Cross-sectoral partnership • Standardized quantification of the GHG inventory of pharmaceutical products certified by international GHG protocol • Identification of hot spots throughout the product life cycle • Focus on minimizing carbon footprint for producers, buyers and users of pharmaceutical products http://www.sdu.nhs.uk/pharma-md
  9. 9. Marginal Abatement Costs
  10. 10. Gaining Efficiencies – Reducing GHG Emissions Lessons Learnt From Pharma-Industry
  11. 11. Stay competitive!
  12. 12. ESA
  13. 13. Economic Commission for Europe Report Regional Preparatory Meeting Public procurement 47. Sustainable public procurement was supported as a first critical step to further the green economy at the national as well as the sub-national level. Concrete progress was proposed in the form of sustainable public procurement targets that could be met by an increasing number of countries over the years.
  14. 14. Leadership and Innovations
  15. 15. Thank You! christoph.hamelmann@undp.org Twitter: @cahamelmann

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