This Toolkit was developed and refined through a participatory and iterative process. In assembling the various materials, tools and guidelines, UNIDO enjoyed the support of a vast collection of technical experts, policy-makers, writers and editors.
The following contributors are specifically acknowledged: Vojislavka Satric (Cleaner Production Centre of Serbia), Ingrid Kaltenegger (Joanneum Research), Ylva Gilbert (Gaia Consulting), Reinhard Joas (Bipro GmbH), Nils Decker (UNIDO), Maria Grineva (UNIDO).
The development process of case studies was kindly assisted by Ana Maria E. Oestreich (National Cleaner Production Centre of Brazil), Gladis Sierra (National Cleaner Production Centre of Colombia), Ali Abo Sena (National Cleaner Production Centre of Egypt); Ronald Fonseca (National Cleaner Production Centre of Nicaragua), Branko Dunjic (Cleaner Production Centre of Serbia) and Peter Ssekajja (Cleaner Production Centre of Uganda).
This project was made possibly with the funding from the European Union under its support to UNIDO for the development of the IOMC Toolbox for Decision-Making in Chemicals Management; as well as from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (seco), Government of Switzerland; the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Government of Germany and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW), Government of Austria, under their support to UNIDO’s Global Chemical Leasing Programme.