This infographic highlights the importance of consumer information tools in the tourism sector.
The Consumer Information programme has prepared six infographics which summarise some of the key findings of the report “Consumer Information Tools and Climate Change – Facilitating low-carbon choices in Tourism, Buildings and Food Systems” related to different topics. Share these infographics to promote the findings of the report and help us spread the word!
This infographic highlights the importance of consumer information tools in the tourism sector.
El alcance del estudio “Desarrollo productivo industrial y su potencial impacto ambiental” comprende al sector industrial, caracterizado por el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC) como Manufacturas de Origen Agropecuario (MOA) y Manufacturas de Origen Industrial (MOI), y hace foco principalmente en los procesos productivos, discriminando las actividades según las jurisdicciones provinciales.
Los tratamientos superficiales tienen por objeto modificar las características exteriores de diversidad de objetos, partes o piezas. Casi todos los objetos metálicos que nos rodean han recibido algún tipo de tratamiento superficial y a veces más de uno. Esto muestra que la industria de tratamientos superficiales es un eslabón imprescindible de la cadena de agregado de valor metalmecánico, y de la industria manufacturera en general.
La presente guía para una producción vitivinícola sustentable está dirigida a pequeños y medianos establecimientos de Argentina, y tiene por objeto brindar herramientas de sensibilización y capacitación para la aplicación de prácticas sustentables en sus viñedos y/o bodegas y mejorar la competitividad de los vinos argentinos.
Recuperación y valorización de lactosuero en PYMES de la cuenca láctea argentina, a través de la asociación público-privada
El presente documento compila y sistematiza los estudios realizados en el marco del proyecto “Recuperación y valorización de lactosuero PyMES de la cuenca láctea argentina, a través de la asociación público-privada”, ejecutado con apoyo financiero del Programa Sistemas Alimentarios Sostenibles del 10YFP.
Manual del desempeño ambiental de los materiales y tecnologías utilizadas en la construcción de las viviendas sociales
La Cooperación Técnica del Proyecto GEF "Eficiencia Energética y Energía Renovable en la Vivienda Social Argentina" realizó un abordaje de ACV. Se espera que contribuya a:
Definir estrategias para mejorar el desempeño ambiental de sus productos, ya que conocerán dónde se originan los principales daños y cuáles son. Orientar actividades del sector académico a fin de disminuir los impactos Impulsar los en decisores políticos la adopción de mejores tecnologías o modelos constructivos.
Se trata de una herramienta para la toma de decisiones y guía en evaluaciones futuras de viviendas sociales. El manual se estructura en dos secciones:
Parte I - Método del Análisis de Ciclo de Vida, que incluye una descripción detallada de los pasos a seguir para llevar adelante un estudio de ciclo de vida de productos, procesos o servicios.
Parte II - Aplicación del análisis de ciclo de vida a materiales y estrategias de construcción de edificios, que describe las áreas problemáticas encontrada
The emergence of zoonotic diseases such as Covid-19 are closely related to the health of ecosystems, which underpin human health and well-being. Shifting to sustainable consumption and production (Sustainable Development Goal 12) addresses the key drivers of ecosystem disruption, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, and climate change. The need for this shift is also reflected in other targets in the 2030 Agenda.
The International Resource Panel (IRP) has just produced the paper entitled “Building Resilient Societies after the COVID-19 Pandemic”. This document provides policy recommendations drawn from IRP scientific assessments to drive a resource smart recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, generating socio-economic value while safeguarding the environment. This paper offers most specifically to rethink the way we generate wealth, the way we move and live and the way we eat through various sectors addressed in previous IRP reports (food, cities, circular economy, buildings & construction, mobility, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, metals and minerals).
How can people better understand their environmental impacts? An Introduction to lifestyle calculators
Calculators can help people (and organizations that work with people) understand lifestyle sustainability impacts. The assumption being that the information will lead to behaviour change. More accurate lifestyle calculators are being created in response to a growing recognition that lifestyles decisions and consumption patterns are crucial for our well-being and to keep global warming within the 1.5C limit.
Can I Recycle This? A Global Mapping and Assessment of Standards, Labels and Claims on Plastic Packaging
This report provides a global mapping and assessment of standards, labels and claims on plastic packaging. The findings of this report map the current landscape of consumer information, highlighting good practices and areas where action should be taken. An international, cross-sector consultation revealed five key insights and recommendations for clearer and more effective consumer communication on plastic packaging.
E-Waste Exchange is a startup in the e-waste management domain, which achieved global status and was “highly commended” by the World Economic Forum (WEF), for its unique “circular economy model for e-waste management”.
E-Waste Exchange has designed and developed RE-CIRCULATE, a unique standard for use by government departments and businesses to achieve responsible production and consumption of electronic and electrical products in line with SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production), while
The objective of the present report is to share with Member States and stakeholders progress on the implementation of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns and its ‘One Plan for One Planet’ strategy 2018-2022, highlighting key outputs and outcomes under each of its main objectives. The report is hereby submitted through the Economic and Social Council for the consideration of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2020
The Municipal Collaboration for Sustainable Procurement (MCSP) released this 2019 Report on the
State of Sustainable Public Procurement in Canada, which highlights national sustainable procurement trends, showcases member benchmarking and accomplishments, and features success stories from across the country.
UN Environment has developed a methodology for the measurement of SDG Target Indicator 12.7.1, which promotes "public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities”. The indicator should assess whether countries (i) have developed SPP policies and actions plans and (ii) are implementing them. The 12.7.1 methodology is aimed at national governments, guiding policy makers and practitioners.
This memo is an analysis of the current landscape of available literature and tools that connect the SDGs and procurement. The scoping study explores the existing guidance, methods and tools that help procurement advance towards sustainability, identifies potential organizations and initiatives to partner with, and suggests methods to measure and communicate the sustainability impacts or outcomes of procurement.
EFFICIENCY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES SUPPORT IN THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SYSTEM OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
The paper aims to analyse the efficiency of efficiency of state support for small and medium enterprises provided through the public procurement mechanisms in the Russian Federation. Preferences in public procurement for this category of business are one of the tools for implementing the state policy of small business support.
This study undertaken to ascertain the potential sustainable impact of LC3 in India's cement mix. Conducting a comparative analysis of the environmental and resource performance between two diverse cement production scenarios - Business As Usual and Low-Carbon Pathway (LCP), the study concludes that introduction and growing proportion of LCPs have a better environmental and resource performance - thereby establishing the legitimacy of LC3 as the cement for sustainable future in India.
The quality of life we enjoy depends on what we consume and waste and what we consume and waste has a direct impact on the quality of the soil and the air we breathe.
Food tells us every day that we are part of nature, that we are part of a single system, where our individual well-being is not independent of our collective well-being, that inappropriate eating habits and food waste have consequences on our health, the environment and the economy. We need to redesign our consumer experience.
Contribution of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns on ‘Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realising the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”
This paper provides the contribution of the One Planet network, that implements the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP), to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, in response to the request made by the President of the Economic and Social Council in February 2020
This is the third edition “Fly Ash Brick Industry in Bihar”. It assesses the current state of fly ash bricks in Bihar and delves deeper into the barriers faced by the industry, on the demand and supply side in particular, based on the survey and analysis done by Development Alternatives. The report seeks to address the issues faced in manufacturing and selling of fly ash bricks and gives an insight into the measures taken for overcoming those.
Consumer Information Tools and Climate Change - Facilitating low-carbon choices in Tourism, Buildings and Food Systems.
This report details how the use of consumer information tools can support greenhouse gas emission reductions in three industry sectors: tourism, buildings and food. Consumer information covers a range of tools and systems that seek to guide consumers to make more sustainable choices about goods and services (products), including in their use and end of life phase.
The new report “Sustainable Fashion? How companies provide sustainability information to consumers” by HEJSupport touches upon gaps in the current provision of product sustainability information to consumers, with the aim of suggesting a way forward which makes consumers a driving force able to shape the future of sustainable textiles.
Decision 67/203 of the UN General Assembly established a 10YFP Board composed of ten countries with an initial term of two years. The Board was nominated and formally established in September 2013 (decision A/67/L.81). The Board consists of two members from each UN regional group, who in turn represent the countries in their respective regional groups