Industrial Resource Efficiency in the Eastern Region of Ukraine

On 12 November 2020, the planned online-event “Industrial Resource Efficiency in the Eastern Region of Ukraine” was held to familiarize participants with the practical aspects of the resource efficiency implementation in the Eastern region, to indicate the characteristics of the work in the target region, as well as providing online education for sustainable development and sustainable business processes for SMEs and so forth.
The event was moderated by Ivan Omelchuk, Regional Coordinator of the RECP Centre in the Eastern region of Ukraine. Read More

Industrial Resource Efficiency in Western Region

The Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre held an online event “Industrial Resource Efficiency in Western Region” on November 5, 2020.

Volodymyr Popovych, regional RECP Centre’s coordinator in Western Ukraine successfully moderated the whole event.

Stepan Kuibida, the director of the Economy Department at Lviv Oblast State Administration delivered a welcoming speech, noted that the topic of the meeting was vital, and top urgent. On behalf of himself and the Chairman of the Lviv Oblast State Administration, he reported:”We do one common work and therefore our synergy will yield only positive results. Those cases that were announced to be demonstrated during the event look very positive and promising. Moreover, other companies in Western Ukraine should replicate them”. Stepan Kuibida assured...

RECP Centre Highlights its Activities and Results in Zaporizhzhia Region

The RECP Centre reported on its activities and outcomes in Zaporizhzhia region on October 16, 2020, during the IVth environmental “Eco Forum – 2020”. The forum took place at the exhibition centre “Kozak Palace” (Zaporizhzhia) and lasted for 3 days (15-17 October, 2020).

The participants and the visitors of the Forum came from various ministries and agencies, the Association of Ukrainian cities, government and local authorities, foreign companies and organizations, financial institutions, scientists and academia, sectoral R&D institutes, universities and NGOs. Read More

Training Workshop “Recycling for the Footwear and Apparel Industry”




A 2-day online training “Recycling for the Footwear and Apparel Industry” was held on September 24-25, 2020.
The training workshop is part of the specialized RECP trainings within the EU-funded programme “European Union for Environment (EU4Environment)” carried out by UNIDO as a part of its work on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) and Circular Economy in six countries of the Eastern Partnership region: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine. Read More

Women’s Role in Inclusive Sustainable Development

We would like to share a new publication “Women’s Role in Inclusive Sustainable Development” with you. It focuses on gender equality, equal rights and opportunities for women and men. All that for sure contributes to the economic growth of the country.

You are welcomed to become the first readers of the publication. Apart theoretical knowledge, it contains success stories of women engaged in various businesses. These women have rejected all gender stereotypes and devoted their life to favorite work. They work hard on self-improvement and make their best to reach the target. Have a look on them! You might get inspired with your own female achievements for the sake of prosperity in Ukraine and worldwide.

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The Online Event ‘COVID-19 Impact on Industrial Companies’

August 7, 2020 has become the day when the RECP Centre organized the online event ‘COVID-19 Impact on Ukrainian Manufacturing Companies and Assistance Required to Business Recovery’. The format of the event (PPTs and general discussion) included presentations by keynote speakers according to the agenda and involving all participants to general discussion.

The event began with welcome speeches by distinguished guests Nicolas Gigas, Deputy Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office of the Swiss Embassy in Ukraine, and Branko Dunjić, Chief Technical Advisor to the Project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Afterwards, Andrii Vorfolomeiev, the Director of the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre in Ukraine delivered a key report on the survey results. All of them noted that the world has changed...





A 2-day online training “Environmental Management Systems” was held on July 30-31, 2020 within the framework of the programme “European Union for Environment” (EU4Environment) funded by the European Union.

Johannes Fresner delivered the Workshop. He has been for years the UNIDO expert and the Executive Director for STENUM GmbH, Austria.

The Workshop consisted of 2 sessions: theoretical and practical. Read More


The RECP Centre has finalized its survey about COVID-19 pandemic impact on Ukrainian manufacturing companies, their everyday life and new needs. The survey was performed within the framework of the UNIDO Project “Promoting the Adaptation and Adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production through the Establishment and Operation of a Cleaner Production Centre in Ukraine” and with the support of Switzerland and Austria.

COVID-19 pandemic took Ukrainian business by surprise. As it turned out, among the surveyed Ukrainian companies more than 20% of those had to stop, and a little less than half of them felt difficulties in restoring normal operation. Now the business requires taxation mitigation and consulting on sales markets, organization of production to return to normal operation. At the same time, more than...


The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is announcing the fifth Global Chemical Leasing Award. The Award aims to acknowledge best practices, innovative approaches and ideas related to Chemical Leasing and similar performance-based business models or sustainable chemicals management

Because of COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine the application period is open until 15 December 2020. The Award ceremony will take place in Bonn, Germany from 5 to 9 July 2021 (date to be confirmed). It will be part of the Fifth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5).   Read More


The RECP Centre offers the first DIGEST focused on COVID-19-related issues. The digest was drafted in the quarantine period.