Top-runner Approach

Global Knowledge Exchange on SDG 12 Policy Tools
Training or Learning Material

At GIZ's global knowledge exchange on SDG 12 policy tools, a poster on top-runner approach was presented by Hotta, IGES.

Key elements, or components, or structure, or mechanism

Mandatory energy efficiency standard based on functions of products
Top-runners of the market make the realistic standards.
Gradual increase in standard levels over years
Compliance will be evaluated by the corporate average.
Compliance of standards will be provided a good reward (eco-labelling etc.)