Mandate and Objectives
The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa is a government programme, reporting to the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), that drives the transition of South African industry towards a low carbon economy through appropriate resource efficient and cleaner production interventions.
The NCPC-SA’s vision is to be South Africa’s centre of excellence in resource efficient and cleaner production.
The NCPC-SA’s mission is to drive resource efficient and cleaner production in industrial and selected commercial sectors by equipping industry to do business in an efficient, sustainable and competitive manner, contributing to a low carbon and green economy.
This is achieved through the following four strategic objectives:
1. Industrial sector competitiveness through resource efficient and cleaner production (RECP)
2. RECP capacity building and green skills development
3. Supporting the transition of industry to a low carbon economy
4. Policy advice, advocacy and demonstrating the impact of RECP