Production concept gives guidance in optimizing industrial production
cleaner production approach is a preventive, integrated strategy
that is applied to the entire production cycle to
productivity by ensuring a more efficient use of raw materials,
energy and water
better environmental performance through reduction at source of
waste and emissions
the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycle
by the design of environmentally friendly but cost-effective products.
net effect is to give enterprises in developing and transition countries
a more competitive edge, thereby facilitating their access to international
UNIDO's holistic approach to CP includes its application
in sectoral activities, as well as the implementation
of multilateral environmental protocols through development
and transfer of CP technology and investment promotion.
requires changing attitudes, exercising responsible environmental
management and promoting technology change.