Funding SDG 12
One Planet Multi-Partner Trust Fund for SDG 12
Supporting countries in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 12 (SDG 12) for integrated action at national level
Governments, businesses and households will all need to change behaviours, with a view to ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Financing for Development, 2015
The Fund is a pooled funding mechanism for cohesive action to support countries in assessing, designing, prioritizing and implementing policies and practices for Sustainable Consumption and Production, bringing together the expertise of the One Planet network members and the comparative advantages of the participating UN agencies.
Entry points for the highest positive impacts:
It is important to prioritise measures, through sectors and hotspots of key value chains to identify where the greatest opportunity for improvement occurs.
- The buildings and construction sector accounts for 39% of energy and process-related CO2 emissions, including 11% from the manufacturing and procurement of building materials. It also accounts for 30% of global resource consumption. With the building stock set to double by 2050, emissions, energy and resource consumption are set to increase.
- The food sector is the dominant user of natural resources. Food systems, considered from production to consumption, are responsible for up to 37% of global GHG emissions, 60% of global terrestrial biodiversity loss, and the overexploitation of 20% of the world’s aquifers.
Projects in the spotlight
Multi-partner Joint Programme on Promoting sustainable food consumption and production patterns through integrated tools, advocacy and multi-stakeholder action
Criteria used to develop Joint Programmes of 2020 cycle
- Advance strategically on SDG 12
- Be a UN interagency effort and joint programme of signatory agencies
- Include relevance for the UN Resident Coordinator system
- Build on the recommendations of the Global Sustainable Development report 2019
- Address one of the 2 resource-intensive sectors of agri-food and buildings/construction and their value chains – as per 2019 10YFP report to the HLPF and messages of the IRP-One Planet Task Group on Catalyzing Science-policy actions on SCP
- Contribute to priorities of more than one One Planet programme