Sustainable Consumption and Production

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Policy Report
Author:
Vanessa
Timmer
Dwayne
Appleby
Cora
Hallsworth
The North American region consists of the United States of America and Canada, two geographically large countries with populations, industries, and environmental concerns that are both diverse and deeply integrated. This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the...
Presentation
The 9th biennial conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) and the 25th annual conference of the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST)
Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) has gained increasing importance to sustainability policy, featuring prominently in global policy frameworks, including the United Nations’ 10-year framework of programmes for SCP (10YFP) and as both Goal 12 and a cross-cuttting objective of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The question remains...
Presentation
11th Policy Forum of Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth
This presentation, delivered at the 11th Policy Forum of the Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth (SINGG), held in Seoul, Korea 7-9 September 2016, co-organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Ministry of Environment, Korea and , discusses international cooperation on the resource...
Book Chapter
Author:
Anthony
Chiu
Emily
Briggs
Giuseppe
Daconto
Zinaida
Fadeeva
Stefanos
Fotiou
Rajan
Gandhi
Brahmanand
Mohanty
Janet
Salem
Heinz
Schandl
Mario
Tabucanon
This document provides a comprehensive introduction to developing policy for sustainable consumption and production (SCP), designed specifically for the Asia-Pacific region. Part A of the manual provides an introduction to SCP and the policy cycle, reviewing various policy tools and instruments available to policy makers. The rapidly growing...
Presentation
This report presented here identifies examples of effective policies and initiatives being implemented worldwide. It reviews 56 case studies ranging from global multilateral agreements and regional strategies to specific policies and initiatives and shows progress achieved in promoting SCP, highlighting best practices and offering recommendations...
Book Chapter
Author:
Schandl, Heinz
Foran, Tira
Hosking, Karin
Thomas
Wiedmann
Stefanos
Fotiou
This report describes a collaborative study, which aimed to identify existing capacities and capacity strengthening needs for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) policies, and to review existing environmental policy tools in a range of developing countries in Asia. The study identified priorities for capacity strengthening on a regional...