En Belgique, la perte alimentaire globale est évaluée à 3,6 millions de tonnes par an. Les ménages wallons jettent chaque année entre 14 et 23 kilos de nourriture par habitant, ce qui représente une perte financière annuelle estimée à 174 euros par ménage. L’analyse de la composition des poubelles d’ordures ménagères confirme ces résultats, soit 19 kg/hab/an soit 16% de la poubelle résiduelle.
Finnish Roadmap to a Circular Economy 2016-2025, Finland, launched in 2017 by the Sitra - Finnish Innovation Fund, in collaboration with national ministries and institutions, local authorities, civil society, the scientific and technical community, and the business sector.
Finland’s circular economy roadmap describes the concrete actions that can accelerate the transfer to a competitive circular economy in Finland. The roadmap highlights best practices and pilots that can be easily replicated and provide added on a national scale.
In 2015 the Government adopted a framework programme for transition to a green economy and established an interdepartmental working group, which supervises the implementation of the set measures. To implement the framework, the government also formed the Partnership for Slovenia's green economy with interested parties from the economy, non-governmental organizations, and local communities.
The project which was carried out by Swedish Life Cycle Center with funding from the Swedish Energy Agency, includes interviews with representatives from different organizations working with an applied life cycle thinking. The aim was to gain knowledge of different methods and ways of working on life cycle related issues in different types of organizations. Organizations are selected to represent different sectors, and to demonstrate a variety of approaches to life cycle issues.
This White Paper’s primary objective is to identify good practices of product-level social impact communication that can provide inspiration, and be built upon or replicated. It identifies relevant principles, criteria and means to communicate such impacts, including recommendations on integrating social impact communication with more well-established
environmental impact communication tools.
Zambia’s social and economic development agenda is set out through Vision 2030. It articulates possible long-term alternative development policy scenarios at different
points and it is operationalised through five-year development plans, starting with the Fifth
National Development Plan (2006-2010) and annual budgets. Vision 2030 recognises
development of policies consistent with sustainable environment and natural resource
management principles; access to good quality basic human necessities.
The National Long Term Vision 2030 (Vision 2030) is Zambia's first ever written long-term
plan, expressing Zambians’ aspirations by the year 2030. It articulates possible long-term
alternative development policy scenarios at different points which would contribute to the
attainment of the desirable social economic indicators by the year 2030. The Vision will be
operationalised through the five year development plans starting with the Fifth National
Development Plan (2006 2010) and annual budgets
In Zambia, development programmes are using environmental resources at an increasing rate. With a fast growing population the drive to meet goals set out in national development strategies and in international conventions, most recently defined in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), has likewise accelerated.
This survey is part of the CI-SCP Trust Fund project “Promoting SCP in Sri Lanka through facilitating accessibility to information”. Its objectives are twofold: First, to identify the awareness and education level of Sri Lankan consumers on sustainability issues, their ability to use environmental information in decision making. Second, to identify the sustainability concerns of Sri Lankan consumers toward Food Products (in terms of health, safety, quality and etc.).
The materials provided in this pocketbook have been drawn from statistics obtained from the Statistics Unit of the Department of Environment and most data cover the period 1990 to 2008. The indicators have been categorized according to 4 approaches, namely Effciency, Critical Stock, Compliance and Connectivity as defned by UNEP Guidance Framework on SCP Indicators for developing countries
The Ministry of Environment and National Development Unit has developed a National Programme for SCP for Mauritius. The following strategic priorities form the focus of the SCP programme framework:
- Sustainable Energy Consumption
- Sustainable Water Consumption
- Sustainable Buildings
- Education and Communication for Sustainable Lifestyles
- Integrated Solid Waste Management and Recycling
- Sustainable Public Service Practices
- Increase the Market Supply and Demand for Sustainable Products
This short document summarizes some of the work done by the IRP, particularly on the status and trends of natural resources in the G20, the economic benefits of resource efficiency, the connections between climate and resources, and good practices and strategies that have been successfully implemented to improve resource efficiency. We trust that it provides
scientific evidence for the implementation of the ambitious G20 agenda on natural resource
Transforming the Asia Pacific: Innovative Solutions, Circular Economy and Low Carbon Lifestyles is a week-long event that brings together governments leaders, experts, the private sector and civil society organizations in a series of events focused on a demand-driven shift to greener products and services, and a resource efficient Asia.
The European Union (EU) made the issue of "sustainable consumption and production" (SCP) already a priority in its 2007 – 2013 and 2014-2020 regional cooperation strategy for Asia. The SWITCH-Asia programme I was launch in 2008 by the European Commission to help induce and support governments, national and local authorities, consumers, businesses, SMEs and supporting associations to SWITCH to a more sustainable paradigm for delivering
the necessary transformative change in the transition to SCP
This document presents a summary of the One Planet Network Consumer Information Programme's Reporting Exercise 2017, including the Programme aims for 2018 Reporting.
One Planet Network actors are expected to report on their initiatives through the One Planet Network reporting system. The reporting platform is open all year and provides an opportunity for all actors to share updates on relevant programme initiatives.
Identified objectives and priorities:
Sustainable public procurement
Strengthen business productivity, especially MSMEs
Promote innovation and sustainable technological development
Contribute to the development of the tourism and sustainable building and housing sectors
Increase and ensure the efficient use of natural resources
The Situation Analysis concluded that while most countries in southern Africa offer a range of sustainable tourism products and services and have conservation and economic development projects in support of sustainable tourism development, fewer have the capacity, strategies or policies to underpin it.
The Caribbean region is highly dependent upon the tourism industry for its development needs and this is reflected in the national development strategies and plans of countries in the region. Additionally, protection of the natural and cultural attractions on which the tourism industry depends, remains a critical issue.
The main barriers identified to enabling sustainable tourism development in the region include insufficient access to technical and financial assistance from international donors in marine, coastal and other sensitive environments; insufficient knowledge within industry about sustainable tourism indicators, tools and mechanisms; a lack of government level strategic planning and policy commitment to sustainable tourism.
The Guide presents a comprehensive set of instruments for governments, ranging from planning regulations to economic instruments and the application of certification and indicators. It also sets out 12 aims for sustainable tourism and their implications for policy, and describes the collaborative structures and strategies that are needed at a national and local level.
The guide provides information on the impacts of the environment, the rationale for good practice and suggestions on how to reduce the impacts related to boat operation, maintenance and during marine excursions. A self-assessment checklist is inserted to promote among marine recreation providers the practice of evaluating environmental performance
The document begins with an introduction that reviews the economic, environmental and social impacts of tourism, as well as the main business reasons for addressing those impacts. Sections 1 through 5 then present ways in which tour operators can integrate the principles of CSR and sustainable development into all areas of their business, including internal management, product development and management, supply chain
management, relations with customers and co-operation with destinations.
Tourism And Mountains: A Practical Guide To Managing The Social And Environmental Impacts Of Mountain Tours
This guide has been created to help mountain recreation professionals improve their environmental and social performance. It gives an overview of mountain ecosystems and communities, reviews good practices for a range of key issues related to mountain tourism, and includes a self-assessment checklist.
This publication describes the significance of Polar Region tourism, explains the trends and impacts, proposes an agenda for sustainable tourism development, outlines principles, guidelines and selected good practices to conserve these unique wilderness areas through the regulation and management of tourism.