Established in 1995 with the approval of the former State Trade and Economic Commission, CARCU is a national industrial association registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, administrated by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council the National Development and Reform Commission guidance.
The mission of CARCU is to boost resource utilization efficiency, conserve energy, protect the environment, harmonize economic benefits, environmental benefits and social benefits, and push forward the sustainable social and economic development of China. Meanwhile, it is dedicated to delivering comprehensive services to the relevant government agencies and member entities by way of extensive policy research, consultancy service, technical promotion, market development, professional training, conference and exhibition as well as international exchange and cooperation.
The Board of Directors of CARCU consists of numerous entrepreneurs excelled in comprehensive resource utilization as well as experts and scholars with great professional achievements. The Board of Directors sets up a secretariat in charge of the day-to-day operation of CARCU. CARCU also sets up a comprehensive array of expert Committees in all relevant specialties as the advanced consultancy entity of CARCU. At present, CARCU has set up 12 professional Committees and 3 technical promotion centers, which have gained significant influence and appeal across the comprehensive resource utilization industry.
CARCU currently has over 600 group members and 140 individual members from the regulatory authorities, scientific research institutes, enterprises and experts specialized in the areas of comprehensive resource utilization, environmental protection and energy conservation nationwide.