The Roadmap builds upon and complements the other initiatives under the resource efficiency flagship. It provides a framework in which future actions can be designed and implemented coherently. It sets out a vision for the structural and technological change needed up to 2050, with milestones to be reached by 2020.
The Sustainable Consumption and Production and Sustainable Industrial Policy (SCP/SIP) Action Plan includes a series of proposals on sustainable consumption and production that will contribute to improving the environmental performance of products and increase the demand for more sustainable goods and production technologies.
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg.
Consumption, Innovation and the Environment : OECD has long been examining policies to reduce the negative environmental impacts of consumption and production. It addresses household consumption, corporate behaviour, technological innovation and public procurement.
The Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Branch within UNEP focuses on achieving increased understanding and implementation by public and private decision makers of policies and actions for SCP.
If you're a meat eater, consider reducing your meat consumption and going for quality rather than quantity. Production of meat consumes enormous amounts of energy, not only for the growth and transport of animal feed, but also for the heating, air conditioning, and lighting of the immense animal farms. Changing to a diet with less meat helps the environment, but is also good for your health. It is best to buy meat from local producers and buy organic too.
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