National Productivity Organisation Certification Body

Certified Green Productivity Specialist (CGPS)


From January 2024, SGPC as the National Productivity Organization (NPO) for Singapore set up a Certification Body “SG NPO-CB”, accredited by Asian Productivity Organization Accreditation Body (APO-AB), with the aim to certify Green Productivity Specialists.

The Certified Green Productivity Specialist (CGPS) programme certifies the professional competence of highly qualified individuals whose work focuses primarily on the application of green productivity solutions and related activities. These areas encompass Consultancy, Training, Promotion and Research.

The CGPS will help build a pool of skilled professionals who will play a pivotal role in the implementation of Singapore Green Plan and help Singapore achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

SG NPO-CB currently offers 2 Green Productivity Specialists Certification

  • Certified Green Productivity Specialists (CGPS)
  • Certified Master Green Productivity Specialists (CMGPS)

Benefits to being a Green Productivity Specialist


Pathway to International Recognition

The SG NPO-CB is accredited by the Asian Productivity Organization Accreditation Body (APO-AB) and is recognized by 20 other APO member economies such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, Republic of China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines,  Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.

Facilitating Expertise Access

The SG NPO-CB proudly publishes the list of Certified Green Productivity Specialists online, readily accessible to all. This comprehensive resource will showcase the diverse profiles and green productivity domain expertise of each CGPS. This helps to foster effective connections and collaborations within the green productivity sphere.

CGPS Certification Flow Chart

For more details on the pre-requisites for CGPS and CMGPS certification, please download the list here. 

To find out more about the processes, please click here.

Price Breakdown for SG NPO-CB Certification

The CGPS Certification Process will be categories into the following:

– Pre-Qualification

– Certification

– Re-Certification

– Appeal/Reinstatement

Certification Fees

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As the APO accredited certification body of the programme, SG NPO-CB will be able to assist you with the queries you have regarding the certification.