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"Implementation of Chemical Leasing Business Models in Russia"



The seminar was held in Smolny on the 17 of May 2006 with participation of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Russian Ministry of Natural Resources, Environmental Committee of The State Duma RF and companies' representatives.

The seminar was dedicated to the economic and environmental advantages and benefits of the new concept of potentialy dangerous chemicals circulation - the Chemical Leasing and prospects of its implementation by Russian Industrial enterprises and companies that provide housing and communal services.

Chemical Leasing (ChL) Business Model was originally developed and approved by the Austrian Ministry of Environment. Now it is applied in different countries through the National Cleaner Production Centres' net under the UNIDO's support.
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The seminar was opened by the Chairman of Committee for Use of Natural Resources, Environment Protection, and Environmental Safety - Dmitry A. Golubev. Welcoming the seminar's participants Mr. Golubev noted: "The first steps of the new concept implementation in Saint-Petersburg demonstrate that Chemical Leasing business models can be succesfully applied and cause benefits for the environmental enterprises such as well-known in the Baltic Region company "Krasny Bor"....And our Committee will support the new UNIDO project realizing its great potential."

UNIDO representatives who took part in the seminar:

  • Igor N. Volodin - Coordinator UNIDO activities in Russia, UNIDO Headquarters


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