Become a winner, applying best practices!

The call for applications is open! 

We are pleased to announce the fifth Global Chemical Leasing Award 2020. The Award aims to acknowledge best practices, innovative approaches and ideas related to Chemical Leasing and similar performance-based business models for sustainable chemicals management.

The application period is open until 15 May 2020. Companies and individuals are invited to submit entries for the Award in five categories: Three main categories (Case studies, Innovation, Research) and two special awards (Women-led initiatives, Start-ups).

The Award ceremony will take place in Bonn, Germany, in October 2020.

Click here to see details and apply


What is Chemical Leasing?

Watch this video and read more about the performance-based business model.

Announcement of the Global Award 2020

News and Events

Paris, 6 February 2020 - UNIDO experts were invited to the 60th OECD Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee to give a presentation on the Chemical Leasing.  Petra Schwager, the UNIDO global...
15 January 2020 - Two days of intensive work and the Webinar on Chemical Leasing has been successfully finalised! The organising team put a lot of efforts to make the event informative and useful for participants:...
Vienna, January 2020 - the new government of Austria has published a development programme for 2020-2024, where Chemical Leasing (Chemikalien Leasing) is highlighted as a tool to achieve the Circular Economy and the...

Case Studies

A Ugandan beverage company introduced Chemical Leasing for bottle washing and conveyor lubrication. Chemical consumption was reduced by 40 and 48 %, respectively, and the water and energy demand decreased significantly.

A Serbian confectionary producer uses Chemical Leasing in the bonding process of packaging. Over 30 % of adhesives and 50 % of energy could be saved due to the introduction of a more efficient adhesive and an optimised process.

A large manufacturer of electric equipment in Egypt applied Chemical Leasing for its powder coating operations. This resulted in a 20 % reduction of powder coating applied, 5 % less waste and an improved energy managament system.