RECP Indonesia

Better enterprises – Clean Environment – Green Economy

Achieving Green Industry Standard (GIS) through Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)

  • Mr. Rene Van Berkel shared his international experience highlighting that RECP presents a business opportunity. Bekasi, 7 February 2017
  • Mrs. Luciawati Sunarjo of CADGIE provided an update on Green Industry Certification (GIC). Bekasi, 7 February 2017
  • Participant from industry asking some questions to Green Industry Standard Awareness Workshop's panelist. Bekasi, 7 February 2017
  • Mr. Lintong Sopandi Hutahaean explained that Green Industry (GI) is a tool for guiding industries into innovation and value addition.

The Indonesia RECP Programme jointly with the Ministry of Industry and Centre for Assessment and Development of Green Industry and Environment (CADGIE) organized an awareness and introductory workshop on Green Industry Standard and RECP as business opportunity for glass, steel, and ceramic industries on 7 February 2017 in Bekasi, West Java. Head of CADGIE, Mr. Lintong Sopandi Hutahaean explained that Green Industry (GI) is a tool for guiding industries into innovation and value addition. He added that, unlike other government policies, GI emphasizes the continuous process of improving and achieving. In his contribution UNIDO Chief Technical Advisor, Mr. Rene Van Berkel elaborated on the application of RECP in metal, glass, ceramic sector. He also shared his international experience highlighting that RECP presents a business opportunity. He strongly advised industries to become resource efficient and benefit from it, regardless of Government's policy “do not to wait for Government regulation or incentive if you can start saving today”. Over 20 years’ experience of UNIDO globally demonstrate that by using natural resources efficiency, industries become more productive, responsible, and make more money.

Mrs. Luciawati Sunarjo of CADGIE provided an update on Green Industry Certification (GIC) including procedures for certification. She underlined that GIC will be available from mid-2017 for which 10 certification institutions have been officially appointed by Ministry of Industry (including governmental institution and non-governmental institution). Mr. Bernard of SUCOFINDO complemented by explaining in detail the requirements under the green industry standards (GIS) for steel, glass and ceramic industries. Participants expressed need for further capacity building activities to improve understanding and ease industry to implement Green Industry and achieve Green Industry Standard. 

This workshop was organized within the framework of the Indonesian RECP programme, funded by the government of Switzerland, implemented by UNIDO in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the Ministry of Industry.

Presentation Materials:

1. RECP Overview 2017-02-07 en
2. RECP Applications 2017-02-07 en
3. Green Industry International Perspective 2017-02-07 en
4. Kebijakan Pengembangan Industri Hijau di Indonesia 2017-02-07 bi
5. Standar Industri Hijau 2017-02-07 bi
6. Tahapan Sertifikasi Industri Hijau 2017-02-07 bi

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