EU4Environment is looking for enterprises to become Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration Companies and participate in the implementation of the RECP methodology in Azerbaijan.
Between 2022-2023, at least 15 local (manufacturing) SMEs will be selected and supported in greening their businesses and improving the efficiency of their production. The focus of these improvements will be in the fields of energy, use of raw materials and supplies, water efficiency, and waste management (hence, scaling up the application of the RECP methodology).
The expected benefits for the participating SMEs are to:
- Improve the resource input of their production processes.
- Identify resources/cost saving opportunities.
- Build capacity for long term resource efficiency and cleaner production.
- Improve the environment management system and compliance by decreasing waste generation, emissions and/or effluents.
- Access finance related to clean production and green economy.
The selected RECP Demonstration Companies teams will be provided with RECP in-plant-assessments and technical visits from the RECP Experts.
The RECP in-plant assessment will follow a systematic analysis based on the RECP methodology to help companies optimize their resource use. This involves data analysis to assess inefficiencies, as well as a technical, economic, and environmental evaluation of measures to reduce the negative environmental impact of the existing production practices and support the improvement of the general production process. This also includes support activities for the companies’ staff, the provision of a technical report on the assessment findings and identified RECP measures and the monitoring of the implemented measures in the Demonstration Companies.
As such, the RECP Demonstration Companies will be expected to contribute to the full duration of the RECP implementation activities in Azerbaijan.
The companies interested to participate should meet the following requirements:
- Be registered as a local legal entity and be operational in Azerbaijan.
- Be a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).
- Be engaged in or part of the manufacturing industry.
This activity is undertaken by the national team of UNIDO under the EU4Environment Action in Azerbaijan. The team consist of a National Coordinator and a consortium of companies led by ACE Group Consultants, a National Implementing Partner on RECP. The national team will handle the application, selection, interview, and contracting of the demonstration companies.
Tel: (+994 12) 488 68 32
Tel/Fax: (+994 12) 488 67 91
Mobile (office): (+994 50) 407 22 76
Only short-listed companies will be invited to an interview.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 18 November 2022