GPIOS

Creating Green Phillippine Islands

Green Phillipines map

Green Philippines Islands of Sustainability (GPIoS) is an ambitious initiative that aims to reduce the pollution level caused by SME's located in Metro Manila and the linked CALABARZON region.

The key objectives of GPIoS are to minimize the environmental impacts caused by SME's in the target region by adopting preventive environmental production and to integrate sustainable growth, social progress and environmental protection within the businesses of participating companies.

The SWITCH-Asia "Green Philippines Island of Sustainability" project is a regional partnership, capacity building and training programme approach for industries within Metro Manila and the CALABARZON region, which aims to address increased pollution levels caused by SME's in these regions.

Duration: 11/2009 - 5/2014

Total budget: EUR 2,386,970 (EU Contribution: 80%)

Contact

Dr. Alena Labodova
VSB – Technical University Ostrava
17.listopadu 15
708 33 Ostrava-Poruba
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 59 699 5540

Alena.labodova@vsb.cz

www.greenphilippines.com.ph

Technical University Ostrava (VSB) Technical University Ostrava (VSB)
The Institute of Environmental Engineering, part of the VSB, works on CP education. VSB is the project coordinator and will support training and consultation of companies.
Center for Appropriate TEchnology (GrAT) Center for Appropriate TEchnology (GrAT)
GrAT is a scientific association for research and development. GrAT is responsible for the implementation of the ECOPROFIT approach and training and consultation of companies.
Austria Recycling (AREC) Austria Recycling (AREC)
AREC is a non-profit organisation working on sustainable industrial development. AREC will support training and consultation of companies.
Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation, Inc. (ASSIST) Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation, Inc. (ASSIST)
ASSIST is a non-profit international capacity building organisation. ASSIST is responsible for content development, organising trainings, offering direct consulting to companies and hosting the GPIOS center.
European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP)
ECCP, as a bilateral foreign chamber, is a service-oriented business organisation. ECCP will support the identification of interested companies, communication with authorities and state departments, knowledge dissemination, and networking.
Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)
PCCI is a non-stock, non-profit organisation comprised of small, medium, and large enterprises. PCCI will be responsible to identify and asses potential companies and promotion of project activities.
Philippine Business for the Environment, Inc. (PBE) Philippine Business for the Environment, Inc. (PBE)
PBE is a non-profit organisation established by business leaders to assist national businesses to address environmental issues. PBE will play a vital role in trainings and consultations.
STENUM GmbH STENUM GmbH
STENUM is a management consulting and research organisation.
Creating Green Phillippine Islands impact sheet Creating Green Phillippine Islands impact sheet

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fact sheet

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Project Progress Sheet 2011

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Project Poster

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GPIOS presentation at ERSCP

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Project Presentation Oct 2011

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Project review & impact

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