Consultancy services for the implementation and subsequent evaluation of environmental management practices and cleaner production in SMEs in MERCOSUR

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
EU
2012-12 to 2014-06

Major activities addressing a green economy: The project aims at promoting sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and focuses on strengthening the competitiveness of selected SME in the four member states, through the promotion, implementation and subsequent evaluation of environmental management and cleaner production practices. TA is provided by a consortium led by GOPA to integrate environment-friendly production practices into the production processes attends previously selected SMEs for four sectors/production chains determined by the four participating member states: Recycling of electrical and electronic devices in Argentina; Textile-Apparel in Brazil; Organic Sugar in Paraguay; Sawmills and timber producers in Uruguay.