SDG Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production


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Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.


Key Targets

- Sustainable management & use of natural resources
- Halve global per capita food waste
- Responsible management of chemicals & waste
- Substantially reduce waste generation
- Encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices & sustainability reporting
- Promote universal understanding of sustainable lifestyles
- Support developing countries’ scientific & technological capacity for sustainable consumption & production
- Remove market distortions that encourage wasteful consumption


Why responsible consumption & production are relevant to child rights?

Unsustainable and unsafe consumption and production patterns lead to pollution and wasted resources which harms children’s health, development and environments.






Teaching Material Download
SDG Fact Sheet: Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Publish Year: 2021
Pages: 4




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