Mission, vision and objectives
The National Centre for Sustainable Production and Consumption (NCSPC) is a not for profit organization, located in Timisoara, western region of Romania. The organization has established in March 2010, as a spin of the ‘Programme for Sustainable Development of Enterprises in Romania’, funded by the Government of Switzerland and implemented with the support of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Amongst other 72 organizations worldwide, NCSPC is a member of the RECP Network – the global network for promoting the widespread adaptation and adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP). NCSPC activates in close cooperation with regional and local stakeholders and is one of very few organizations in Romania aiming to promote Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) through adoption of eco innovative methods, practices, techniques and business models in companies. The main objectives of the organization are to create awareness among businesses regarding the need for increasing resources efficiency and reducing the environmental impact of their operations, to build capacity for companies in eco-innovation, provide information and support business sector to identify eco-innovative solutions to improve their products and services. Moreover NCSPC is actively involved in policy change at local and national level, and sustain strategies and programs that promote and enable Sustainable Production and Consumption.