China Association of Environmental Protection Industry (CAEPI) is a national industry association founded in 1984. It is voluntarily formed by the enterprises and public institutions registered in China and engaged in the production, services, R&D, management and other activities relating to ecological and environmental protection. CAEPI is a non-profit social organization registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs as a legal person, and is subject to the business guidance, supervision and administration of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the Ministry of Civil Affairs as well as other ministries and commissions. At present, CAEPI has more than 2,200 members, and is connecting with over 10,000 environmental protection enterprises through its associations of environmental protection industry in various provinces, autonomous regions, the municipalities directly under the central government, as well as sub-provincial cities.
Our tenet: CAEPI should abide by the constitution, laws, regulations and national policies, practice the core values of Chinese socialism value, and observe social morality; implement the basic state policy of environmental protection, function as a bridge and a bond, and keep ecological civilization construction as the central task, protect the ecological environment, promote green development, and improve environmental quality; insist on serving enterprises, the industry and the government; represent the interests of its members, reflect the voice of its members, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of its members in accordance with laws and regulations, and launch industry self-discipline; facilitate innovations and industrial and technological progresses, and promote the development of China's environmental protection industry.
Main businesses: CAEPI should establish the industry self-discipline mechanism, safeguard the interests of the industry and the legitimate rights and interests of its members, and timely report the industry and enterprises' demands to the government departments; launch enterprise credit rating and ability rating in the industry, promote the integrity management of enterprises, and build a good credit environment in the industry; participate in the formulation of laws and regulations, development plans, economic policies and technological policies for ecological and environmental protection; organize and carry out industry surveys, researches and statistics in accordance with the authorizations of relevant government departments, collect, analyze and release industry information, and provide support for government's decision-making and services for enterprises' business decision-making; undertake the government-commissioned research and compilation of relevant industry standards and norms, and formulate and release group standards; provide the promotion, demonstration and consultation services relating to advanced environmental technologies; carry out domestic and foreign industry exchanges and cooperation; organize industry trainings, exhibitions, displays, conferences and other activities; establish an industry information service platform, publish and distribute industry publications and materials, and provide enterprises with information services relating to policy, technology, market, investment and financing, etc.
Within its administrative body, CAEPI has set up the Office, the Technology Department, the Information Department, the Membership Department, the International Department, the Policy Research and Consultation Department, the Continuing Education and Training Department, the Certification Center (Beijing) of China Association of Environmental Protection Industry, as well as the China Environmental Protection Industry Magazine Co., Ltd.
In order to carry out activities in different professional fields, CAEPI has set up 22 branches：
Water Pollution Control Committee,
Electro Static Precipitaor Committee,
Waste Gas Cleaning Committee,
Bag Filter Committee,
Desulfurization and Denitrification Committee,
Solid Waste Treatment and Utilization Committee,
Municipal Solid Waste Treatment Committee,
Noise and Vibration Control Committee,
Professional Committee on Environmental Monitoring Equipment,
Tehnical Committee on Vehicle Emission Control,
Professional Committee on Circular Economy,
Committee of Soil and Ground water Remediation,
Committee of Environmental Impact Assessment,
Urban Sewage Treatment Committee,
Indoor Environment Control and Health Committee,
Professional Committee on Socialized Environmental Monitoring and Operation Service,
Professional Committee on Environmental Protection Industry Policy and Industry Cluster,
Committee of Investment and Financing,
Committee of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Safety,
Metallurgical Envieonmental Protection Committee,
Remote Sensing Monitoring Information Committee,
Environmental Internet Plus Committee.