The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) Technical Manager, Mr Kevin Cilliers will be the main speaker at the Green Business Platform that will be held at Thaba Ya Batswana, Impala Road, Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 2 April 2013 from 14:30.

Mr Cilliers’ presentation will be entitled “Sustainable Best Business Practice” and will include an overview of the NCPC-SA and its services to industry, references to case studies, the impact of resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP), information regarding incentive schemes and summary of the savings realised from assessments completed through the NCPC-SA since its inception ten years ago.

Editor of the Journal of Cleaner Production (JCLP), Prof. Dr. Donald Huisingh invited Prof. Dr. Biagio F. Giannetti, Prof. Dr. Cecilia M. V. B. Almeida, Prof. Dr. Silvia H. Bonilla and Prof. Dr. Feni Agostinho as guest editors of the Special Volume of the JCLP: Integrating Cleaner Production into Sustainability Strategies, which was the theme of the 4th International Workshop on Advances in Cleaner Production.

The 4th International Workshop on Advances in Cleaner Production was held at Paulista University in São Paulo, Brazil, in participation with NPPR (National Pollution Prevention Roundtable), CETESB (Company of Environmental Sanitation Technology), UNISON (Universidad de Sonora, Mexico), and the Journal of Cleaner Production.

Director of the National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA), Ndivhuho Raphulu, has been elected as the Sub-Saharan Africa representative on the executive committee of RECPnet, a global network of NCPCs facilitated by the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its environment programme. The NCPC-SA is the dti’s key industrial sustainability programme, hosted by the CSIR Strategic Initiatives Implementation Unit (SIIU).

Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, 2 – 3 October 2012
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NCPC-SA are content partners and key speakers at the CBI conference.  Programme incorporates an exhibition, conference and an in-depth workshop hosted by Global Carbon Exchange.

Media Release by the National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)

Friday, 8 March 2013

Spotlight on how industry can better use scarce resources – and become globally competitive

Industrial Resource Efficiency Conference – 11 and 12 March (Emperor’s Gauteng)

Keynote speakers:  Clem Sunter and Lionel October (DG: the dti)

The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA), in its capacity as a key sustainability programme of the dti, will be hosting the country’s first Industrial Resource Efficiency Conference at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg on Monday and Tuesday next week (11 and 12 March 2013).