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Enhancing your business through resource efficiency

GEIPP Ukraine Project

within the framework of the Global Eco-Industrial Parks Programme

Implementing Agency





Project objective

Demonstrate the viability and benefits of Eco-Industrial Park approaches in scaling up resource productivity and improving economic, environmental, and social performances of businesses and thereby contributing to inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Ukraine

Project components

  • Mainstream EIP into the national policy and create splendid conditions for EIP development in Ukraine
  • Provide detailed technical and strategic support of three selected industrial parks to assist their transition into Eco-Industrial Parks

Key tasks

  • Supporting governments to translate the EIP concept and associated practices into national policy and government decision-making process
  • Awareness raising activities among key stakeholder groups regarding the benefits of EIP
  • Developing of and advising on park management models required to develop and operate an industrial park sustainability, to attract investments and to provide attractive working conditions
  • Providing technical support to upscale resource efficiency and industrial synergies/symbiosis
  • Develop capacity building of stakeholders in the private and public sectors throughout the entire development of EIPs

RECP Centre's role

Within this Programme in Ukraine, the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre is in charge of:

  • Sharing knowledge and demonstrating expertise in the field of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Ukraine
  • Providing services related to RECP approaches, namely RECP assessments, Industrial Symbiosis (IS) analysis
  • Support carrying out related capacity and dissemination information activities in Ukraine

What is an Eco-Industrial Park?

Eco-Industrial Park is a community of manufacturing and service businesses located together on a common property. Member businesses collaborate in managing environmental and resource issues to enhance their performances

EIP benefits


  • New job creation
  • Increased business competitiveness
  • Resource efficiency leading to cost-saving
  • Increased level of direct investments
  • Economic value creation
  • Reduction of production costs


  • Reduced carbon dioxide emissions
  • Reduced pollution
  • Reduced industrial wastes
  • Efficient use of resources
  • Protected biodiversity


  • Employment generation
  • Gender issue
  • Infrastructure improvement
  • Dialogue with local communities
  • Better security and crime protection
  • Better working and labour conditions

GEIPP Ukraine focuses on three industrial parks

Bilotserkivskyi Vantazhnyi Aviatsiynyi Kompleks (BVAK)

  • Location: Bila Tserkva town (Kyiv oblast)
  • Property: state-owned
  • Total area: 250 hectares
  • Total companies within the industrial park : 74
  • Companies working in machine building, furniture and decorations manufacturing
  • Infrastructure is well-developed and expanded


  • Location: Zaporizhzhia city
  • Property: private
  • Total area: 10 hectares
  • Total companies within the industrial park : 33
  • Companies working in metalworking
  • Infrastructure: downtown, good road connection


  • Location: Sumy city
  • Property: private
  • Total area: 20 hectares
  • Total companies within the industrial park: 115
  • Companies working in service provision, manufacture of textile and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Benefits: provides tenants with water, electricity and heating. The territory is equipped with surveillance cameras

Expected output in 2020-2023

40 companies assessed, 400 technical options identified

Capacity of the management companies strengthened

Electricity consumption reduced

Fuel consumption reduced

Carbon dioxide reduced

Water consumption reduced

Chemicals consumption reduced



Global Eco-Industrial Parks Programme (GEIPP) is implemented by UNIDO in countries with transition economies 

GEIPP community countries

  • Colombia
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Peru
  • South Africa
  • Ukraine
  • Vietnam

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