Training on Greening the Industries

The greening of industry is often perceived as a vital process in the future health of our planet

It has become a core determinant of economic competitiveness and sustainable growth. The greening of industries also plays a role in poverty alleviation, through promoting energy security, health and safety, and reducing costs through increased productivity.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has realized that the Greening the industry is the need of the hour and has taken this as the mission at present.

Responding to the continuous demand from the industry and business enterprises of the country, National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC) has planned to conduct a certificate level Training course on Corporate Environmental Sustainability through Greening the industries.


Aim of the Programme

To develop capacity of the participant to drive the greening process of the industry leading the environment/sustainability team of the organization.


To provide adequate knowledge to advice the management by the organization on green initiatives.


Programme

The Programme consists of an academic component which conducts as Class Room sessions with lectures & case studies and one site visit to a given industry.


Content of the Programme (10 days, one day per week)

1.) Concept evaluation of Greening of industries

Scientific and social aspects of current global environmental issues such as climate change, water stress etc.


International conventions on multilateral agreements for addressing global environmental issues


Ex:- Stockholm Convention, RIO Summit, Johannesburg ,RIO +10


2.) Green industry Vs Greening the industry

Opportunities Presented by Greening of Industries


Attribute of a Green factory


3.) Creating an enabling environment for Greening the industries

National Policy Framework


Policies at firm / industry level.


4.) Baseline evaluation and gap analysis

Conducting Environmental assessments


5.) Industry- led initiatives at operational level

Concepts, Approaches, Tools and Techniques such as Cleaner Production, Green productivity, Environmental Management Accounting etc.


6.) Green environmental technologies (EST)

Sectoral approaches Green Building, Green Packaging


7.) Bridging the gap-capacity building

Green Jobs & Green Skills


Changing the procurement Plan


Internal & External House Keeping


Integrated Waste Management


Industrial symbiosis and eco-industrial park


8.) Environmental reporting/Green reporting

GRI,NGRS,RECP indicators, performance monitoring, carbon footprint, water footprint etc.


Environment & Energy Management Systems


9.) Managing the social aspects through CSR
10.) Barriers to Greening the industries and enabling measures
11.) Global trend and best practices in Greening of industries

Practical Component

The practical component of the programme consists of one day site visit to the given industry


Performance Evaluation

Performance of the participants will be evaluated continuously with attendance and assignments.


Certificate

Upon Completion of the programme certificate will be awarded to the participants.

Participants

Target group of participant for this programme include freelance consultants Industrial representatives who wish to apply Greening aspects in respective organizations and personnel in public sector organizations that interact with the industry preferably in performance evaluation and advisory capacity.

Competencies in handling analytical tools and understand on engineering systems & practices in the organizations are essential. Hence Engineering/Science background, degree or equivalent level minimum, with industry related experience has been specified as the entry criteria for the programme.


Total fee

The special subsidized fee for participation will be LKR. 39,500/= per person inclusive of course materials, industry visits and all meals and refreshments.


Applications and How to enroll?

The Application form is given Annex II of this document. The duly completed application form should be submitted to NCPC office in Nugegoda, send by post or e-mail to Ms. Iresha Gurusinghe- iresha.ch@gmail.com or Tharindu Maddumage- tharinduncpc[@]gmail.com

Upon submission of Application, the applicant will be contacted for a short interview at the earliest possible time in order to evaluate the ability of the applicant to successfully complete the programme. After the interview the applicant will be informed to register for the programme by paying the full amount of course fee (i.e. LKR 39,500/=). However as only thirty (30) paid participants are enrolled for the programme, the seats will be reserved upon registration on “first come first served” basis. Hence the prospective participants are kindly requested to submit the Application form as early as possible and enroll without delay.


Details of the programme and Application forms can be obtained by contacting NCPC office.

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