Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

SDG 12 promotes sustainable consumption and production patterns, urging responsible use of resources to minimize environmental impact. The goal emphasizes the need for efficient use of resources, reduction of waste, and the adoption of sustainable practices in consumption and production.

Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Implement the 10-Year Framework on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries leading and considering the capabilities of developing nations.
  • Achieve sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources by 2030.
  • Halve per capita global food waste and reduce losses along production and supply chains by 2030.
  • Attain environmentally sound management of chemicals and wastes by 2020, minimizing their release to air, water, and soil.
  • Substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, and recycling by 2030.
  • Encourage sustainable practices in companies, especially large ones, and integrate sustainability into their reporting cycle.
  • Promote sustainable public procurement practices in line with national policies.
  • Ensure global awareness and information for sustainable development and nature-friendly lifestyles by 2030.
  • Support developing countries in enhancing their scientific and technological capacity for sustainable consumption and production.
  • Develop tools for monitoring sustainable tourism impacts, creating jobs and promoting local culture and products.
  • Rationalize fossil-fuel subsidies, considering environmental impacts and the needs of developing countries, and minimize adverse effects on their development while protecting the poor and affected communities.
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