Eco-Industrial Clusters: A Prototype Training Manual

Authors: Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Shandre M. ThangaveluCh
Publisher: Asian Development Bank Institute
Keywords: training, manual, prototype, clusters, industrial, eco
Number of Pages: 145
Published: 2013-12-01
ISBN-10: 4899740395
ISBN-13: 9784899740391

Book Description:

Contents

Module 1: Overview 

 

1.1 Background 

1.1.1 Growing Industrial Clusters in Asia 

1.1.2 The Allure of Eco-Industrial Clusters 

1.1.3 The Brilliance of Eco-Industrial Clusters

1.2 An Introduction to the Training Manual 

1.2.1 Objectives of the Training Course 

1.2.2 How This Manual Is Organized 

1.2.3 Course Schedule 

1.2.4 Use of the Training Manual 

 

Module 2: Eco-Industrial Clusters as Eco-Friendly 

 Economic Zones 

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Economics of Industrial Clusters in Context: 

 Economics, Environment, and Local Wealth Creation 

2.3 Strategic Importance of Eco-Industrial Clusters 

2.4 Eco-Industrial Cluster Formation from the Bottom-Up Process Perspective 

2.5 Entrepreneurial Dynamics in Eco-Industrial Clusters 

2.6 Case Studies 

2.6.1 Eco-Industrial Clusters for Resource Recovery: Wood Biomass 

 Eco-Industrial Cluster (Maniwa, Japan) 

2.6.2 Policy Support for Successful Eco-Industrial Clusters: 

 Biotech Cluster (Bangalore, India)

2.7 Epilogue 

 Worksheet 

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Module 3: Strategies for Eco-Industrial Cluster Development 

 

3.1 Introduction 

 

 

Module 3a: Environmental Performance of Eco-Industrial Clusters

3.a.1 Key Concepts: Why and How to Achieve Environmental Performance?

3.a.1.2 Upstream Resource Efficiency 

3.a.1.3 Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle 

3.a.1.4 Cleaner Production 

3.a.2 Increasing Environmental Performance through 

 Industrial Networking 

3.a.3 Tools for Measuring Environmental Performance 

3.a.4 Case Studies 

 An Individual Industry Initiative: Reuse 

 An Eco-Industrial Cluster Initiative: Case of Agro-Industry Cluster 

 Worksheet 

 References and Reading Materials 

 

Module 3b: Social Capital Creation in Eco-Industrial Clusters 

 

3.b.1 Key Concepts: Social Capital 

3.b.2 When Social Capital Matters for an Eco-Industrial Cluster? 

3.b.3 Social Capital for Inter-Firm Networks 

3.b.4 Approaches for Strengthening Social Capital in Eco-Industrial Clusters 

3.b.5 Case Study: Social Capital Creation and Inter-Firm Networks 

3.b.6 Case Study: Social Capital and Marketing of Eco-Products 

 Worksheet 

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Module 3c: Technological Advancement for 

 Eco-Industrial Cluster Transformation 

 

3.c.1. Key Concepts 

3.c.2. Case Studies 

3.c.2.1 Industrial Cluster in Chachoengsao Province, Thailand

3.c.2.2 Rice Industries

3.c.2.3 Rice Processing Units 

3.c.2.4 Piggery and Poultry 

3.c.3 Key Learning Points 

3.c.4 Technology Transfer Models 

 Worksheet 

 References and Reading Materials 

 

Module 3d: Financing Eco-Initiatives in Eco-Industrial Clusters

3.d.1 Key Concepts 

3.d.1.1 Death Valley Trap 

3.d.2. Micro-Financing: Bridging the Financial Barriers of Small and Medium

 Enterprises 

3.d.3 The Changing Landscape of Micro-Financing 

3.d.4 Models of Eco-Industrial Cluster-Financing 

3.d.5 Case Studies 

3.d.5.1 Integrating Micro-finance and Renewable Energy Technologies 

3.d.5.2 Sarvodaya Economic Development Services in Sri Lanka 

3.d.5.3 Micro-Financing Renewable Energy Services in Nepal 

3.d.5.4 Wesco Credit, India 

3.d.5.5 Smokey Mountain Remediation and Development Program

 in Manila, Philippines 

3.d.5.6 Participatory Solid Waste Management, Brazil 

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Module 4: Transforming Eco-Industrial Clusters into an 

 Inclusive Business Development Model

4.1   The Stakeholders’ Role in Eco-Industrial Cluster Formation

Module 4a: Role of Policymakers: 

 Can Eco-Industrial Clusters Be Made? 

4.a.1 Introduction 

4.a.2 Practical Actions by Policy Makers to Promote the Creation of 

 Eco-Industrial Clusters 

4.a.3 Cluster-Based Policy Responses to System Imperfections 

4.a.4 Case Study: Kawasaki Eco-Town 

 Worksheet 

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Module 4b: Role of Business in Eco-Industrial Clusters 

4.b.1 Introduction 

4.b.2 Business Role in Effecting Change in the Community 

4.b.3 Building a Business Case for Eco-Industrial Clusters as an 

 Inclusive Development Model 

4.b.4 Establishing Sustainability Expectations for Eco-Industrial Clusters 

4.b.5 Improving Business Performance within Small and Medium 

Enterprise Clusters 

4.b.6 Developing and Adopting Codes of Conduct for Businesses 

Operating within Eco-Industrial Clusters 

4.b.7 Case Study: Biotech Industry in Bangalore 

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Module 4c: Role of Knowledge institutes in

 Eco-Industrial Clusters

4.c.1 Introduction: Knowledge Management within Eco-Industrial Clusters 

4.c.2 Role and Impact of Knowledge Institutes on the Emergence and 

 Growth of Eco-Industrial Clusters 

4.c.3 Building Cooperation between Eco-Industrial Cluster Firms and 

 Knowledge Institutes

4.c.4 Case Study: Japan’s Eco-Towns and Industrial Clusters 

 Worksheet 

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Module 5: Eco-Industrial Cluster Initiatives for a New Era 

5.1 Eco-Industrial Clusters as a Framework for Policy Interventions 

5.2 Challenges of Eco-Industrial Cluster Formation 

5.3 Setting Objectives and Monitoring Performance 

5.4 Integrating Eco-Industrial Cluster Initiatives in a Broader 

 National Development Policy Agenda 

5.5 Rebuilding after Disaster: Eco-Industrial Clusters as an Opportunity 

 References and Reading Materials 

Module 6: Understanding the Ground Realities of 

 Eco-Industrial Clusters 

 Defining Next Steps and Formulating Actions 

 Overall Course Evaluation

Glossary 


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