This unique programme is designed to provide participants with the understanding, knowledge, and skills to integrate Education for Sustainable Development and Education for Global Citizenship into classrooms, schools, and curricula with depth and creativity. Unlike most programmes in sustainability, in these courses the Earth Charter (EC) is used as a central feature of this approach. The EC provides a broad, inclusive and powerful values-based orientation that can be infused within the missions
Global guidance on making effective environmental, social and economic claims, to empower and enable consumer choice.
The Guidelines offer value chain and public sector professionals clear guidance on making effective, trustworthy claims to consumers, on product-related sustainability information. They are applicable to all regions and companies of all sizes.
Executive summary available in all UN languages: download on the left.
Full Guidelines available in English, Spanish and German: https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information
What is the level of consciousness and behavior of Brazilians towards conscious consumption? What are the barriers and drivers for more sustainable practices? What is the perception and expectation of Brazilians regarding corporate social and environmental responsibility? These were some of the questions answered by "Akatu's 2018 Survey - Conscious Consumption Brazilian Background".
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a) Discussing with Kids about 'Need vs Want', happiness and link to material possessions.
b) Using mathematics to show the scope of plastic challenge.
c) Calculating environmental footprint of students based on their habits (shower time, means of transport, new/re-use clothes, etc
d) Exercise to compare footprint of packaged orange juice vis-a-vis fresh squeezed.
The Annual Magazine reviews the accomplishments of the One Planet network throughout 2018, highlighting the work of actors across the network and how they are contributing to the shift to Sustainable Consumption and Production.
A series of spotlights on country policies and activities of the One Planet programmes demonstrate the real impact of the network in implementing it's strategy and Sustainable Development Goal 12.
An ecosystemic framework for diagnosis of and co-producing of solutions to environmental problems, quality of life and the state of the world, encompassing communication, advocacy, public policies, research and teaching programmes, in view of new paradigms of growth, power, wealth, work and freedom, considering all dimensions of being in the world (intimate, interactive, social and biophysical), as they combine to elicit the events, suffer the consequences and organize for change.
The guideline was developed within an initiative "Upscale and Mainstream Green Office Lifestyles in Vietnam" under the 10YFP on SCP. The content of the guideline is to introduce Green Office approach and method of AIT-VN and how it responses to both international and local needs on GHG reduction, climate change, environmental awareness through adoption of sustainable consumption and sustainability-driven behavior changes.
CUTS has documented 15 traditional sustainable practices in different regions of India with a potential of replication on a larger platform at an urban level in relation to the concept of Sustainable Culture and Circular economy.
To regain and retain traditional and cultural practices in relation to Sustainable culture practiced in India since ages. Also, suggest ways and ideas to the World to turn to a Sustainable lifestyles learning from our traditions.
Food for Thought, Responsible and Sustainable Living, Images and Objects Active Methodology Toolkit 10
Is the tenth in the Active Methodology Images and Objects series and aims to strengthen learners' ability to deal with socio-scientific issues (SSIs) and Grand Challenges (i.e., urgent global problems) which relate directly to the pursuit of sustainable development. The toolkit uses Graphic organizers and Adapted Pathways Leaning Model as its learning approach.
This report describes the wider context, objectives, methodology and findings of a two-year research project entitled MaS-SHIP. Funded by the United Nations Environment’s Sustainable Buildings and Construction programme of the 10 Year Framework Programme. MaS-SHIP has produced a comprehensive data framework, tools, evidence-based knowledge, insights and policy recommendations for mainstreaming sustainable social housing in India.
Ready to Drive the Market: Experiences from Road Testing the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information
This report complements the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information by offering insights into the practical application of the Guidelines’ ten principles, based on the outcomes of a global road testing exercise that was held from January to June 2018. This document presents results, challenges and lessons learned throughout this process, and is complemented by a number of case studies around the practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations: the so-called road testers.
The document is structured as follows:
- Section 1 presents a summary of the Guidelines and situates the road testing exercise.
- Section 2 provides the objectives and methodology of the road testing.
- Section 3 presents the main ndings and aggregated results from the road testing.
- Section 4 draws conclusions and sheds light on the implications of the results and opportunities for further supporting the application of the Guidelines on the ground.
There are increasing pressures on universities to make their graduates ready for life and work, in addition to ensuring technical and professional competence. This chapter discusses the implications of supporting such an approach for higher education in a university in Australia where the university was treated as an urban living lab, supporting student engagement for a course innovated to cover three different disciplines.
OECD- UN Environment. The New Normal. An expert dialogue on shaping decisions, attitudes and behaviour to achieve Sustainable Development Goals
This publication highlights outcomes of discussions of 30 experts from government, international organisations, media, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private sector and research institutions on how to better promote more sustainable living and lifestyles to individuals. To tackle these ideas, experts reverted back to the question: ‘If you were in the elevator with the Minister of Environment, what would be your pitch to “make sustainability happen”?’ and ultimately shared their policy options.
ATRÉVETE A OPINAR DIFERENTE, VIVIR RESPONSABLE Y SOSTENIBLEMENTE, Imágenes y Objetos, Metodología Activa Caja de Herramientas 8
Este conjunto de herramientas ofrece una breve introducción a cada tema, así como una serie de ejemplos en forma de historias personales. Cada historia incluye una imagen de la persona que la compartió y, al final de este conjunto de herramientas, se proporciona una imagen del banco de fotos relacionada con el ejemplo. Las historias provienen de personas de todo el mundo y pueden usarse como ejemplos inspiradores, al enseñar sobre estos diferentes temas.
L’alimentation durable est une alimentation viable sur le plan économique et social, qui préserve l’environnement, la santé et la diversité culturelle. L’alimentation durable veut satisfaire les besoins de la génération actuelle sans mettre en danger ceux des générations futures. Elle implique de consommer des produits locaux et de saison. Comment, à votre échelle, pouvez-vous être acteur de cette durabilité ? Comment concilier alimentation consciente et plaisir?
Ernährung und Leitbild Nachhaltigkeit – Globale Herausforderungen und Lösungsansätze auf nationaler und internationaler Ebene der UN
Die Menschheit steht vor einer Vielzahl globaler Herausforderungen, von denen einige durch das Ernährungsverhalten beeinflusst werden. Beispiele sind Armutskrise/Welthungerkrise, Klimawandel, Wasserknappheit, Bodendegradation, Biodiversitätsverlust und Lebensmittelverschwendung. Außerdem steigt die Anzahl ernährungsmitbedingter Krankheiten. Welche Lösungsansätze gibt es dafür im Bereich Ernährung?
Frische Tomaten und Erdbeeren im Winter, Fleisch, Milch und Kaffee zu Dumpingpreisen, lauter stark verarbeitete Produkte. Vielen von uns ist klar, dass wir anders essen sollten, und wir wissen, dass es uns, der Natur und Menschen in armen Ländern dann besser geht. Karl von Koerber, langjähriger Nachhaltigkeitsdenker in Sachen Ernährung, lädt Sie dazu ein, vor bzw. nach dem Einkaufen und Kochen über diese Zusammenhänge nachzudenken.
The concept of Sustainable Nutrition is an effective communication tool, as it transforms scientific research into ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) practice (examples include the Online-Video-Course, Organic-City Munich). It is based on holistic thinking and considers the multi-dimensional interactions along the food supply chain. ESD is a promising way to raise awareness about sustainable produced foods. It requires the commitment and support of all relevant stakeholders.
This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture and environmental sector issues to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. The team of international authors informs readers with arguments, challenges, perspectives, policies, actions and solutions on global topics that must be properly understood in order to be effectively addressed. They position issues of sustainable diets as central to the Earth's future.
This report describes the role of sustainable development and the importance of learning a sustainable lifestyle in Finnish basic (primary and lower secondary) education. It highlights the goals, values, tasks, and the conceptualization of the competencies related to sustainability in the 2014 National Core Curriculum for basic education;
Progress on education for sustainable development and global citizenship education: findings of the 6th Consultation on the implementation of the 1974 Recommendation
This document summarizes and analyses the main findings of the 6th Consultation on the implementation of the 1974 Recommendation, covering the period of 2012 to 2016.
The findings of the 6th Consultation provide important insight into how Member States are implementing the 1974 Recommendation as well as how they are progressing towards Target 4.7 of SDG 4 on Education. Target 4.7 concerns ESD and Global Citizenship Education, which are closely related to the 1974 Recommendation.
Education for sustainable development: partners in action; halfway through the Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development
This brochure illustrates the key findings and achievements resulting from a monitoring exercise conducted at the halfway point of the initial phase of the Global Action Programme (GAP).
While more work needs to be done to consolidate the accomplishments presented in this summary, GAP Key Partners and other stakeholders have made impressive gains against their commitments.
The programme portfolio is the One Planet network in action; it is the collection of a programme’s network activities and resources that contribute to the objectives and aligns with the principles of the 10YFP. A portfolio that has a partner-based approach is essential to reduce fragmentation and support synergies, to build on existing initiatives, to operate at scale, to replicate, to build cooperation, to leverage resources towards common objectives.
The built environment operates in a linear way where large amounts of non-renewable resources are used to feed the growing and rapid city building activities taking place globally, particularly in the Asia Pacific and Latin American regions. Recent estimates from the World Bank (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017, p. 4) indicate that over half of the world’s population will live in urban areas, whilst providing over 80 percent of global GDP generation.
La Carta de la Tierra es una declaración de principios éticos fundamentales para la construcción de una sociedad global justa, sostenible y pacífica en el Siglo XXI. La Carta busca inspirar en todas las personas un nuevo sentido de interdependencia global y de responsabilidad compartida para el bienestar de toda la familia humana, de la gran comunidad de vida y de las futuras generaciones. La Carta es una visión de esperanza y un llamado a la acción.
Ecolabel Guide app is developed to help consumers make sustainable choice of products based on the information that stands behind the label and to distinguish ecolabels from other labels.
The app comprises database of the most popular “eco”, “organic” and other environmental and social labels one can find on the products all around the globe. The scanner allows to take a picture of the label on the product’s package and find out if it is a trustful label and what it tells about the product.