Leading consulting group with a 360° approach
ECO is a consulting unit which provides environmental services to SMEs that are members of the FEI. These services are particularly directed at helping enterprises to introduce cleaner production (CP), EMS, energy efficiency and related services. At present, the chemical, engineering, food, foundry and textile sectors are in focus.
As part of the project, COWI has trained staff from FEI/ECO and private Egyptian consulting firms in:
Just under 50 enterprises in five different sectors have received Danida loans to implement cleaner technology and energy efficient solutions. These solutions are show-cases for other companies in their sectors.
One of ECO's most important goals is to show that enterprises can improve their environmental performance and at the same time achieve an economic benefit. That is why dissemination of experience from specific industries is highly prioritized. An extensive communication strategy and action plan has been carried out, encompassing press media coverage, seminars, awareness training, advertisements, magazines, brochures and a video.
Country:EgyptCustomer:Danida andFederation of Egypt Industries (FEI), CairoIndustrial sectors:Chemical, engineering, food, foundry and textileServices:Capacity building and expert assistance in relation to communication, environment and energyPeriod:2002-2008