City of Makati
Philippines

Population: 529039
Area of jurisdiction: 22 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 115000% by 2024 (2011) n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
2010

Mitigation actions

Environment Month
Environment Month is a world wide celebration to inspire and encourage awareness and appreciation thru Bike, run simultaneous with Tree Planting and Greening activities and Emission Testing Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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City Resolution on the use of Biofuels
This City Ordinance was passed to lessen the ill effects of gaseous elements in the atmosphere. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Green Building Initiative (Improvement of Makati City Hall Building 1)
This project aims to improve the structure for additional dead load (i.e. two units cooling tower) to improve air conditioning system from ground floor to 11th floor. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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GHG Management Framework Plan
The GHG Management Framework Plan sets the city's GHG Management Agenda. It sets forth the Makati's aspiration of becoming a premiere city in the country and in the ASEAN region with regards to GHG governance at the local level. In response to the call of climate action, the city of Makati has committed in reducing its GHG emissions through mitigation initiatives set in the GHG Management Framework Plan. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Looking for Funding
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GHG Management Code
The Greenhouse Gas Management Code aims to regulate consumption of electricity used within the city boundary of Makati. A .01 centavo per kilowatt hour consumed by the residential and commercial establishments will be charged. Thru this initiative, a decrease of emissions of Greenhouse gases emmitted in the atmosphere is expected Start year  
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Type Regulatory
Status Looking for Funding
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Environmental Protection Council
The creation of a City Environmental Protection Council aims to address the issue of lack in protecting the environment and to synchronized all plans and programs among the national and local governments and the private sectors to avoid duplicity and wastage of limited resources allocated for environmental protection. The council will serve as a watchdog against environmental degradations. Start year  
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Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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GHG Biggest Losser
GHG Biggest Losser is an incentive program use for commercial stablishments and offices within the city's geographic boundary to reduce their electricity consumption. Interested party should first have their company's GHG emission inventory and register to the city's carbon registry. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status Looking for Funding
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Information & Education Campaign
To help boost campaign of the Green Agenda in the City of Makati, the IEC Program on Climate Change has vigorously been carried out to educate the public, in general, and the community, in particular, about the impact of Climate Change on areas of social and economic concerns. The main rationale of this advocacy is to help build sustainable programs in their respective community regarding public awareness and their possible contribution to the environment. Through this training, information about the net effect of Climate Change will be best appreciated and understood by the community at large, thereby, help adapt mitigating measures and strategies of their owned. With this teaching, public knowledge is enhanced, awareness is build, and attitude and behevior are modified towards a more appreciating and understanding public, specifically, the net effect of Climate Change. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Project H.A.N.G.I.N. (Healthy Air in Good Indoor Environment)
The goal of Project H.A.N.G.I.N. is to establish a sustainable public health monitoring system. It is set to identify low, medium and high-risk areas for exposure to air pollution in Makati City. Furthermore, it assess the health effects of air pollution in selected areas and develop the capacity of Makati City Health and Environmental Services Departments to analyze the impact of air pollution on public health. The project delineate the public perception of the health risks associated with air pollution and enable government policy makers and agencies to enact laws that will reduce the actual risks to public health from air - pollution, while addressing public attitudes and concerns. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Bike for M. E. (Mother Earth)
The Bike for M.E. is an annual undertaking of Makati City Government, Makati Cycling Federation & Makati Environment Foundation as part of the City's Environment Month Celebration. This project encourages the communities to resort to environment-friendly transportation alternatives such as bicycles for a healthier and cleaner air. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Anti-Smoke Belching Campaign (Makati Bantay Tambutso)
The Makati City Government regularly conducts Roadside Emmission Testing to all the vehicles plying within Makati. Whether private or public, the owner must conform with the standards set / provided by the Clean Air Act of the Philippines. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Conducting GHG Inventory Training
This aims to capacitate all business owners operating within Makati City's jurisdiction on the conduct of Entity-Level GHG Inventory. Thru the training, business owners can identify and compute sources of their company's emissions. After the actual training, the Makati GHG Inventory Team will also assist them in the preparation of their action plan to address the issue on climate change which focus on mitigation and adaptation. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Climate Change Action Plan
The City of Makati is in the process of formulating its Local Climate Change Action Plan as mandated by the Climate Change Act. The inclusion of the different programs and projects listed in the GHG Management Framework Plan is strategically important since carbon reduction is also one of the priorities of National Climate Change Action Plan 2011 - 2028 Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Makati Earth Hour
Makati is a consistent partaker of the Earth Hour event since 2008. The City Governmetn even pass the City Resolution No. 2008-056 wherein 8:00 - 9:00 in the evening everyday was declared as the Earth Hour of the City. With this initiative, Makati is anticipating that in every Earth Hour time, around two (2) million watts of energy will be saved, assuming that there will be full participation from the 119,270 households of Makati City. This will then account to 1,416.9 kilograms of CO2 emission prevented everyday. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Palit-Ilaw Program
For electricity consumption, the Palit-Ilaw Program of the City aims to educate residents on the advantage of using energy efficient bulbs. In partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) and Philips under the Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Program (PELMATP), the City Government of Makati distributed energy efficient bulbs to residential houses and commercial establishments. Last 2006, the City was given citation by the DOE for its Citywide Streetlighting Program using Energy Efficient Lighting Systems (EELS). Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Tree Planting Activity
As part of the City's Climate Change Mitigation Program, Makati regularly conducts "Tree Planting Activity" within and outside Makati Area. Considering that Trees are active agent of carbon sequestration. This involves the participation of Private Sectors, Barangay Officials, Academe, City Officials and Non-Government Organizations. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Engine Shift Policy
The City Government of Makati has been strongly encouraging the "Engine Shift" to all tricycle owners/operators to change their 2-Stroke engine to 4-Stroke. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Plastic Regulation Monitoring Program
Persuant to Chapter 9 of the Makati Solid Waste Management Code, the City Government have fully implemented in 2013 the Executive Order 007 Series of 2012 or The Plastic Regulation Program of the City Government. In 2014, the Department of Environmental Services closely monitored compliance of the establishment in the City with the help of Makati Action Center and Barangay Environmental Officers. Such EO aims to reduce the overall generation of non-biodegradable packaging material that usually end-up and clogging the City's Water ways. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Waste Reduction & Diversion Program
Regarded as one of the best in the country, Makati City's Waste Reduction and Diversion Program was launched last 2003 and since then has been successful in its goal of improving the over-all waste stream of the city. With the Department of Environmental Services taking the lead, the city has implemented a participatory approach wherein all PPA's are retrofitted for the needs of the grassroots communities. In detail, the program aims to improve the city's solid waste management system by providing convenient and accessible regular drop-off areas/buying stations of recyclables for both traditional and non-traditional waste. This, in turn, educates the public of Makati's recycling efforts. This effort is composed of various activities such as Batang Bantay Basura, Tatlong "B" sa Pasko, Weekend Waste Market and Makati City Hall Recyclable Fair, Kubol Clean up, Oplan Fiesta, Balik Eskwela, Oplan Kaluluwa, Anti Littering Campaign, Gulong Sulong sa Kalinisan and Oplan Balik Bangketa. Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Makati Clean & Green Award
As part of the City's advocacy awareness activities, Makati continuously implement the Makati City Clean and Green Search for the Cleanest and Greenest Barangays, Health Centers, Fire Sub-stations, Police Community Precincts and Public Schools. eaded by the Makati City Clean and Green Search Committee, a quarterly inspection is being conducted to assess the city's institutions if they are implementing measures towards cleanliness, taking into account solid waste management, urban greening and air quality management, among others. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Makati Green Urban Design
he Center is expected to provide the barangay officials with the basic knowledge and design skills needed to be able to propose urban design projects that provide/reinforce the identity of their respective barangays and are sustainable and eco-friendly. The design proposals are expected to be more than the usual projects of the baranagays (i.e. basketball courts, signages and waiting sheds). The participants are also expected to not just produce conceptual designs but also formulate action plans for the implementation, operation and maintenance of their proposed projects. It aims to enhance the quality of life through an integrated approach linking the City’s built structures and natural elements. The Center will take on the larger project of evolving a long term vision for the physical development of Makati linking this to its economic outlook, social and cultural aspirations and the larger goal of defining its sense of place for all its citizens. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Comprehensive Land Use Plan (2013-2013) Mainstreaming Climate Change and Disaster Risk Resiliency
In 2012, Makati City's Comprehensive Land Use Plan (2013-2013) was updated and approved by Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) which mainstream climate change adaptation. The updating of the CLUP is a perfect opportunity to integrate the GHG Management Initiative in the allocation of resources. CLUP is a critical planning document for Makati as it influences the development of the city in the area of environmental stability, spatial integration, food security and access to physical and natural resources. The management of the GHG emissions from its key sources sector - stationary energy, transportation, waste electricity - will be significantly affected by programs and projects that are included in the CLUP Start year  
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Task Force Makati Water Waste
The project aims to clean-up, preserve and rehabilitate all the water ways in Makati City. The Task Force Makati Water Ways has been established by the City of Makati to steer its compliance to the Supreme Court Ruling (General Rule Nos. 171947-48) through the Executive Order No. 2011-007. The Task Force has implemented various projects, programs and activities (PPAs) on waterways management, including the assessment to all properties within the legal easement along waterways to check for presence of hygienic septic tanks and/or waste water treatment facilities, cleaning and dredging of the entire city's waterways and numerous information, education and communications (IEC) campaigns. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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