Resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production: Accelerating the transition to sustainable societies: United Nations Environment Programme: Annual Report 2015

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (2016)

On resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production – which is a standalone goal in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but also impacts on other goals such as climate change, poverty, zero hunger, and sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth – UNEP focuses on three areas: Enabling environment – Supporting countries in creating an enabling policy environment that promotes resource efficiency, sustainable consumption and production and the transition to green economy pathways. Sectors and supply – Enhancing the ability of governments, businesses and other parties to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices in key sectors across global supply chains. Lifestyles and consumption – Enhancing the ability of countries, businesses, civil society and individual consumers to make informed choices for sustainable consumption and lifestyles.

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