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.
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.
Recomendaciones para criterios de biodiversidad eficaces en estandares y en normas de empresas del sector alimenticio
Las recomendaciones están dirigidas principalmente a estándares para el sector alimenticio y a empresas que cuenten con normas de aprovisionamiento. Estandards y empresas así como coorperativas agrícolas encuentran una ámplia gama de medidas para mejorar la protección de biodiversidad en la producción agrícola. Dos grandes lineas de mejora: Buena gestión de biodiversidad y mejores prácticas para reducir el impacto negativo contribuyen a aumentar los potenciales para la diversidad biológica.
The guide provides insights into the status quo of biodiversity criteria and measures in policies of standards and company requirements as well as an overview of formulations for effective biodiversity criteria. The guide helps managers to assess the current situation and significance of biodiversity in relation to standards or procurement guidelines. Standards with reasonable biodiversity policies and effective criteria will make a significant contribution to the conservation of biodiversity.
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.
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.
Why Beelong? With 30% of damage to the environment generated in Switzerland by food, caterers and players in the food industry have a crucial role to play. But to purchase and/or consume more sustainably and reduce the impact of food on our planet, we must have access to clear information on the products.This is why our mission is to promote transparency on the food market by evaluating food products and communicating their environmental impact simply, on the basis of 5 groups of criteria.
Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on the environmental impacts of the brick sector and the potential to mitigate these impacts through an inclusive economic strategy that supports economic growth needed to fuel development in the state.
The guidelines were developed under the “Tourism partnerships and concessions in protected areas: Cooperating for success” project, executed on behalf of the CBD Secretariat by the Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. They were funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of Germany and by the Government of the Republic of Korea through the Bio-Bridge Initiative.
Many protected areas are managed for tourism and visitation as one component of achieving their purpose, involving a wide range of stakeholders, including the private sector. The rapidly expanding demand for tourism development associated with protected areas emphasizes the need to provide clear guidance that will contribute towards sustainable tourism consistent with the primary conservation objectives of protected areas.
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Unsustainable consumption and production is responsible for land degradation, air and
water pollution, resource depletion and the associated ecological and social challenges
that characterize Uganda today. The World Summit on Sustainable Development held in
Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002 re-emphasized the fact that unsustainable patterns of
consumption and production are the key primary causes of environmental degradation.
The summit therefore concluded that promoting sustainable consumption
The concept of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) has been integrated into the
National Economic and Social Development Plan (NESDP). The recent NESDP (2017-2021), which is built on the 9th-11th NESDP and follows His Majesty's "Sufficiency Economy" philosophy at the heart of the national development agenda, provides a policy framework for identifying strategic directions with respect to Thailand’s sustainable social and economic development within healthy environment.
The Twelfth National Economic and Social Development Plan (2017-2021) was
formulated during a period when the world was experiencing rapid change and becoming
even more integrated, whilst Thailand itself was undergoing reforms. Since the Ninth Plan,
the principles of the “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy” have been and continue to be a
vital element of development strategy as they underpin the promotion of moderation,
reasonableness, and resilience.
South Africa has begun a new phase of its democratic transition. The electoral mandate of
the fifth democratic government is to deepen transformation and implement the National
Development Plan (NDP). It is to accelerate growth, create decent work and promote
investment in a competitive economy. In giving effect to this mandate, we continue to be
guided by our Constitutional commitment to “improve the quality of life of all citizens and free
the potential of each person”.
Rwanda like most countries around the world is currently faced with the problem of
unsustainable consumption and production patterns that threaten the future wellbeing of
generations to come. As a way of trying to address that imbalance, the country has
developed this National Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Programme to
bring about a shift towards a more sustainable mode of development. Sustainable
Consumption and Production (SCP).
The National Organic Agriculture Program is a collaborative document spearheaded by the
National Organic Agriculture Board (NOAB) through the cooperation of the various
stakeholders of the organic industry, relevant national government agencies, nongovernment organizations, civil society and people’s organizations.
This knowledge product is part of the work undertaken by the African
Development Bank in the context of its new Strategy 2013-2022, whose
twin objectives are “inclusive and increasingly green growth”. The Bank
provides technical assistance to its regional member countries for
embarking on a green growth pathway. Mozambique is one of these
The purpose of the green development policy is to ensure that Mongolia evolves as a developed nation that has built conditions for environmental sustainability so that it will be inherited by future generations who will gain benefits from it in the long-run through participatory and inclusive economic growth based on the green development concept.