Epta engagiert sich auf den Philippinen gegen den Klimawandel

search 12 Oct 2022

CCI-Hub Philippines | Sustainable innovative refrigerated vertical cabinets

Epta is contributing to an important project in the Philippines to combat climate change. With its Iarp and Bonnet Névé brands, the Group is participating in the "Global Partnership for Improving the Food Cold Chain in the Philippines" project. 

Through the official Cold Chain Innovation Hub (CCI-Hub) platform, Epta is contributing to create a unique ecosystem where industry experts work to converge resources and technical knowledge.

Additional goals of the project are training and the sharing of know-how, which are essential for promoting the use of natural refrigerants in the Philippines.


A more conscious cold chain

About two years ago, in keeping with the commitment made to the other partners and in collaboration with TESDA (The Philippines' Technical Education and Skills Development Authority), the Cold Chain Innovation Hub started with several objectives. Among them was constant training, which began with online seminars set up to inform about non-polluting refrigerants, which soon evolved into fully-fledged structured courses.


Glee by Iarp and Onwave by Bonnet Névé: eco-friendly vertical display refrigerators for CCI-Hub

During the Technology Week, several key players in the Food Cold Chain, including Epta, presented some of the most cutting-edge systems in sustainable refrigeration to local experts.

These technologies will soon converge in a physical hub set up by TESDA and to which Epta donated two efficient and eco-friendly vertical display refrigerators: the Glee and Onwave plug-ins, branded Iarp and Bonnet Névé, respectively.


The project for sustainable innovation

Now, with all the right tools at hand, an effective action plan needs to be developed.

The "Global Partnership for Improving the Food Cold Chain in the Philippines" project has three levels:

  • The first, which involves the development of policies and regulations on the use of low-emission and energy-efficient technologies in the food cold chain.
  • The second, which focuses on raising awareness and training in the use of high-performance, green and safe alternatives within the Food Cold Chain.
  • The third, which is focused on technological innovation and the creation of partnerships with strategic stakeholders.


And Epta is among them.

The Group proves once again that being in the forefront of defending the planet means being fully aware of this: in addition to having common goals, mutual support is also needed.