Publications
Journal article, January 2016

Accelerating achievement of the sustainable development goals

Ilona Kickbusch
Teaching
Academic courses

Governance of Environment and Sustainability

Liliana B. Andonova
12
Teaching
Academic courses

Environment and Society

Shaila Seshia Galvin
Events
4–5 December 2017

A 1000 days of SDGs – Looking ahead

5 December, 2017
Global Health Centre
Research
In progress

Transnational Private Sustainability Governance

Yixian Sun
Publications
Academic, August 2017

Sustainable Food Consumption, Urban Waste Management and Civic Activism

Shalini Randeria
Events
7 December, 2016

NCDs: Global challenges and opportunities

Geneva / Global
Michaela Told
Research
PhD thesis in progress

International Law and Consumption-Driven Environmental Harm

Lucy Lu Reimers
Events
9 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – SDGs and Impact Investing

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
Publications
Academic, August 2017

How Not to Waste a Garbage Crisis: Food Consumption, Solid Waste Management and Civic Activism in Bangalore/Bengaluru, India

Shalini Randeria
Events
21 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – Environment and the Future of Partnerships

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
Publications
Academic, August 2017

Garbage Is Good to Think With: The Interplay of Civic Activism and Judicial Intervention in Shaping Bangalore’s Solid Waste Management Policies

Shalini Randeria
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Achieving Goal 12 requires a “strong national framework for sustainable consumption and production that is integrated into national and sectoral plans, sustainable business practices and consumer behaviour, together with adherence to international norms on the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes” according to the UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform. Read more about Goal 12.

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Target 12.1

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

Target 12.2

By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources

Target 12.3

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

Target 12.4

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

Target 12.5

By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

Target 12.6

Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle

Target 12.7

Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities

Target 12.8

By 2030, ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature

Target 12.a

Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production

Target 12.b

Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

Target 12.c

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