Performance Indicators in 3Rs and Resource Efficiency: Monitoring the Progress of 3R Efforts Towards a Green Economy

Discussion Paper

This background paper was prepared by experts of the Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Group to facilitate discussions on policy and performance indicators on the 3Rs and resource efficiency. It discusses why the indicators are useful in monitoring progress in 3R efforts, existing good practices, opportunities for improving the capacity related to indicator and target-setting and information availability in Asia. To aid in comprehending performance indicators on the 3Rs, factsheets on selected sample indicators corresponding to priority theme areas of policy goals of the draft Hanoi 3R Declaration are presented as annex documents to this background paper.

C. Visvanathan
Michikazu Kojima