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Sustainable consumption and production in Asia and the Pacific

Sustainable consumption and production in Asia and the Pacific

a review of status and trends

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Published by UNEP in [Nairobi, Kenya] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects -- Asia,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area,
  • Sustainable development -- Asia,
  • Sustainable development -- Pacific Area

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited Nations Environment Programme ; Asian Productivity Organization ; Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme, Asian Productivity Organization, Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15531041M

    Discover librarian-selected research resources on Sustainable Consumption from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. "Sustainable Production and Consumption" begins on p. Read preview Overview.   The book makes a timely contribution to current debates on the challenges and opportunities for socially just and environmentally sound food consumption in urbanizing Asia and the Pacific. Chapter 3 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives https Cited by: 1.

      As Asia Pacific communities and economies develop at an ever increasing pace, the challenge of providing adequate nutrition and healthy diets has also greatly increased, due to constraints posed by resource scarcity, environmental degradation, unsustainable food production and consumption patterns, food loss and waste, food safety concerns and inequitable distribution. This report presents the results of a survey of 15 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific regarding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12, 14, and It also looks at selected environment-related targets that have a direct relationship with responsible consumption and production, and sustainable marine and terrestrial ecosystems.

    Sustainable energy Planet “We are determined to protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing its natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change, so that it can support the needs of the present and future generations.”. Sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better.


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Sustainable consumption and production in Asia and the Pacific Download PDF EPUB FB2

This document provides a comprehensive introduction to developing policy for sustainable consumption and production (SCP), designed specifically for the Asia-Pacific region. Part A of the manual provides an introduction to SCP and the policy cycle, reviewing various policy tools and instruments available to policy : Lewis Akenji, Magnus Bengtsson, Anthony Chiu, Emily Briggs, Giuseppe Daconto, Zinaida Fadeeva, Stefa.

Green consumerism: Empirical research has revealed that the market-oriented economy, which is dominant in the Asia Pacific Region, contributes to the green economy, that is resulting in increased demand for green products and services as standards of living rise in the region, but should be in accordance with sustainable consumption patterns.

The increasing purchasing power of the green consumer Cited by: Pacific region—sustainable consumption and production; (ii) to broadly summarise the consumption and production situation in Asia-Pacific, identify emerging issues, and review effective policy approaches that have been.

Pages: Edited By: Patrick Schroeder (SWITCH-Asia Network Facility & Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP)); Kartika Anggraeni (SWITCH-Asia Sustainable consumption and production in Asia and the Pacific book Facility & Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP)); Silvia Sartori (SWITCH-Asia Network Facility & Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production.

Sustainable consumption and production: Trends, challenges and options for the Asia‐Pacific region. Wei Zhao.

Corresponding Author. SWITCH‐Asia Network Facility at the UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production, SWITCH‐Asia Network Facility, Wuppertal, by: The Asia Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) is an Asia-focused international, nongovernmental, non-profit, network institution that promotes sustainable consumption and production in the Asia-Pacific.

The APRSCP is a multi-stakeholder dialogue that aims to enhance and strengthen regional cooperation in the development and implementation of sustainable consumption and production.

Yet, the Asia-Pacific region is not on track to achieve any of the 17 Goals by if we continue on our business-as-usual pathway. The largest regression is in Goal Ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns.

This situation calls for a rethink of the economic growth-centric development model. Sustainable consumption and production are vital for Pacific economies. The cost of damage to environmental services can be catastrophic. The cost of waste management is high in the Pacific islands, with economies of scale often discouraging recycling programmes.

The expense of shipping recyclable materials away to a recycling centre is a barrier. Book Description. Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues provides a concise introduction to the field of sustainable consumption, outlining the contribution of the key disciplines in this multi-disciplinary area, and detailing the way in which both the problem and the potential for solutions are understood.

Divided into three parts, the book begins by introducing the concept of sustainable. 9”x6” b Sustainable Asia Chapter 10 Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Philippines Leonardo L. Sta. Romana The Philippines and the Path to Sustainable Development In the years from tothe Philippines economy has been recov-ering from its unenviable reputation as the “laggard of East Asia.” It is.

Implementing sustainable consumption and production: Barriers to sustainable consumption and production ; Opportunities for sustainable consumption and production Conclusion and recommendations: Achievements ; Key issues for developing SCP in Asia and the Pacific ; The road ahead --Appendix 1. Case studies ; 2.

Sustainable consumption and production for Asia: sustainability through green design and practice. Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) is a long-term strategy for sustainable development, as recognized in various United Nations Head of States meetings.

This paper looks at the development of Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia Pacific by: 1. Sustainable Production and Consumption will receive its first Journal Impact Factor in June Official Journal of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering: Part E CiteScore and top quartile journal in four Scopus categories (Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, and.

Goal Responsible consumption and production. Achieving economic growth and sustainable development requires that we urgently reduce our ecological footprint by changing the way we produce and consume goods and resources.

Agriculture is the biggest user of water worldwide, and irrigation now claims close to 70 percent of all freshwater for human use. UNEP is working with governments in Asia Pacific to strengthen policy and implementation towards SCP in the Asian region.

Get informed: Read the facts and figures on Sustainable consumption and production here. Get inspired: Find more best practices here. Sustainable Consumption and Production Policy Options in Asia and the Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 25 () – Available online at Key objectives.

The Regional Sustainable Consumption and Production Roadmap will seek to promote initiatives and activities that foster a stronger foundation for the implementation of Sustainable Consumption and Production at the regional and national level for the mainstreaming of Sustainable Consumption and Production through multi-stakeholder partnerships for Sustainable Consumption.

Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia have gone a long way. For one, my organization – the Asia Pacific Roundtable for Cleaner Production (APRCP) was only organized in March – right after the first Asia Pacific Roundtable for Cleaner Production held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Horwath HTL and Greenview published the third Asia Pacific Survey of Hotel Sustainability Trends with in-depth research on key sustainability practices within the region, giving a special focus on where the hotels in the region stand in relation to energy and water consumption.

Aligning Post-COVID19 Recovery ‘Towards Sustainable Economies’: Sustainable Consumption and Production in Focus 28 May (Thursday, pm, Incheon, Republic of Korea time) The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific proposes a transition towards cleaner production, and less material-intensive lifestyles, supported.Sustainable Consumption and Production: an operational approach to sustainability 1 Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) aims to minimize the negative environmental impacts from consumption and production systems, considering all stages of the life-cycle of products and services while promoting quality of life for all.Consultants' Reports Supporting Implementation of Environment-Related Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Inputs to the Philippine Action Plan for Sustainable Consumption and Production (PAP4SCP) Consultant’s Report.