13

Sep

Launching the Smart city Profile of Goris

Republic of Armenia State Committee on Urban Development, UNECE Land and Housing Division, Regional environmental center for Caucasus and Municipality of Goris city have launched the Smart city Profile for Goris (Syuniq...

22

Aug

RECP Green clubs : supporting resource efficiency and cleaner production for SMEs

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are considered as priority for job creation and overall development of Armenian economy. The Government of the Republic of Armeni...

23

Mar

Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production Primer for Business Companies

29

Dec

Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production Primer

6 PRIMER ARMENIA FINAL English 19 12 2016 (1)

“Resource efficiency and clean production” (RECP) Demonstration project is implemented within EU funded “Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighborhood” (EAP Green), by UNIDO and Regional environmental center for Caucasus.  For industrial development projects implementation RECP uses tested preventive environmental approaches: improved efficiency of resources (reduced production costs and materials, energy and water consumption), reduced environmental impact (less waste products and pollution) and improved professional and social health and protection. The main aim of RECP pilot project is to improve resource efficiency and environmental action particularly in the fields of agricultural/ food production, chemical and construction materials production. The aim of the Primer is support local SMEs in using RECP methodology based on efficient and clean production, and assist business sector in embedding RECP locally using RECP methodology, tools and experiences in Armenia. The publication illustrates several business models and successful examples that were developed by RECP national experts’ team and by the project during 2015-2016 RECP assessment cycles.