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

  • Mr. Lintong Sopandi Hutahaean explained the aim of the workshop to the participants. Surabaya, 16 February 2017.
  • Mrs. Ririn Afrianda conveyed that regional government fully supports GI initiatives. Surabaya, 16 February 2017.
  • Mr. Rene Van Berkel brought some good examples of best practices for RECP implementations in SEA countries. Surabaya, 16 February 2017.
  • Mr. Edwin Risananto presented RECP implementation in Sugar Factory, Tjoekir. Surabaya, 16 February 2017.

On 16 February 2017, as part of GIS national series of awareness activities, the Indonesia RECP Programme jointly with the Ministry of Industry and Centre for Assessment and Development of Green Industry and Environment (CADGIE) organized Green Industry Standard Socialization and RECP Workshop in Surabaya, East Java.

Head of CADGIE, Mr. Lintong Sopandi Hutahaean explained the aim of this socialization is to bring Green Industry (GI) into attention and to be implemented by Industries consistently. Resources scarcity and business competition forced all industries to be more efficient and environmentally friendly which are GI’s major focus. While UNIDO Chief Technical Advisor, Mr. Rene Van Berkel brought some good examples of best practices for RECP implementations in SEA countries, Regional Industrial Agency (Disperindag Jatim) representative, Mrs. Ririn Afrianda conveyed that regional government fully supports GI initiatives as nowadays competitions both domestically and internationally for industrial market have been referring to sustainability issues, especially for resources efficiency. Representative of Sugar Factory, Tjoekir (one of state-owned enterprise/PTPN X), Mr. Edwin Risananto presented RECP implementation in his factory. He said that although they faced many challenges, yet opportunities and benefits gained as a result of top down management's commitment.

On the second session, UNIDO/Indonesia RECP Programme Green Industry Advisor, Mr Harris Fadillah highlighted GIS requirements and certification process to achieve GIS for industries. He added that the core spirit for GI certifications is to ensure continuous improvements spirit is in place, aimed to comply with all elements in GIS, even achieved higher for sustainable business. Mr Bambang Heru from University of Indonesia invigorated the discussion by giving detail explanation of GIS for Steel and Sugar Indutries. He break-downed all measurement elements as main indicator that determining industry meet with GIS’ requirements. Representatives from regional industry agency, academia, industries from sugar, steel and other sectors, independent certification agency, national consultants were attended to the workshop.

Presentation Materials:

1. RECP Concept, Practices, and Application 2017-02-16 en
2. GI International Perspective and Business Opportunity 2017-02-16 en
3. Kebijakan Industri Hijau di Indonesia 160217
4. Standard Industri Hijau 2017-02-16
5. Tahapan Sertifikasi Industri Hijau 2017-02-16 bi
6. Penerapan Industri Hijau di PTPN X 2017-02-16 bi

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