Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production

12.1 IMPLEMENT THE 10-YEAR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION FRAMEWORK
12.1 IMPLEMENT THE 10-YEAR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION FRAMEWORK
Implement the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, all countries taking action, with developed countries taking the lead, taking into account the development and capabilities of developing countries
12.2 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES
12.2 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES
By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources
12.3 HALVE GLOBAL PER CAPITA FOOD WASTE
12.3 HALVE GLOBAL PER CAPITA FOOD WASTE
By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses
12.4 RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS AND WASTE
12.4 RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS AND WASTE
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment
12.5 SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE WASTE GENERATION
12.5 SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE WASTE GENERATION
By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse
12.6 ENCOURAGE COMPANIES TO ADOPT SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
12.6 ENCOURAGE COMPANIES TO ADOPT SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle
12.7 PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PRACTICES
12.7 PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PRACTICES
Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities
12.8 PROMOTE UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING OF SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES
12.8 PROMOTE UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING OF SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES
By 2030, ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature
12.a SUPPORT DEVELOPING COUNTRIES' SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL CAPACITY FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
12.a SUPPORT DEVELOPING COUNTRIES' SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL CAPACITY FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production
12.b DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT TOOLS TO MONITOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
12.b DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT TOOLS TO MONITOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
12.c REMOVE MARKET DISTORTIONS THAT ENCOURAGE WASTEFUL CONSUMPTION
12.c REMOVE MARKET DISTORTIONS THAT ENCOURAGE WASTEFUL CONSUMPTION
Rationalize inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption by removing market distortions, in accordance with national circumstances, including by restructuring taxation and phasing out those harmful subsidies, where they exist, to reflect their environmental impacts, taking fully into account the specific needs and conditions of developing countries and minimizing the possible adverse impacts on their development in a manner that protects the poor and the affected communities

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Updated: September 2019

IGES Activity on "UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)"

The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held in Nairobi from 11-15 March 2019, and focused on the theme of “Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production”.