R20 Regions of Climate Action and PEMSEA Announce Partnership

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R20 Regions of Climate Action and PEMSEA announce partnership to reduce pollution & facilitate low-carbon, blue economy investment in East Asia

R20 Regions of Climate Action and Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) announced a new partnership this week to facilitate the scale up of investments at the intersection of sustainable “blue economy” growth in coastal areas and the expansion of low-carbon and pollution control technologies in East Asia.

As an intergovernmental organization established between 11 country partners and 21 nongovernment organizations, PEMSEA promotes blue economy growth across the region through scaling up private sector investment in the sustainable development of coasts and oceans. PEMSEA has established a regional platform and services for facilitating investment in blue economy, which includes diverse sectors such as fisheries and aquaculture, ecotourism, coastal habitat, pollution control and low-carbon infrastructure.

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