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FOR OUR CHILDREN - The UN sustainability development goals are designed to build a better world for next generations to come. Mankind has come a long way in a very short time. We are only just becoming self-aware in relation to the harm we are causing and the lack of safety nets for our future. The SDGs are international aims that are designed to repair planet earth to make it fit for purpose in supporting all life in a way that ensures the continued survival of species. These goals address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and injustice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that we do our utmost to achieve each Goal and target by 2030.

 

 

UN SUSTAINABILITY DEVELOPMENT GOAL 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION

 

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 quality of life for all. Its implementation helps to achieve overall development plans, reduce future economic, environmental and social costs, strengthen economic competitiveness and reduce poverty.

At the current time, material consumption of natural resources is increasing, particularly within Eastern Asia. Countries are also continuing to address challenges regarding air, water and soil pollution.

Since sustainable consumption and production aims at “doing more and better with less,” net welfare gains from economic activities can increase by reducing resource use, degradation and pollution along the whole life cycle, while increasing quality of life. There also needs to be significant focus on operating on supply chain, involving everyone from producer to final consumer. This includes educating consumers on sustainable consumption and lifestyles, providing them with adequate information through standards and labels and engaging in sustainable public procurement, among others.

 

 

 

Poverty UN sustainability goals 1Zero hunger and food security UN SDG2Health and well being UN SDG3Education UN sustainable development goal 4Gender equaltiy for men and women UN SDG 5Sanitation and clean water for all SDG 6

Clean affordable energy for all UN sustainability goal 7Jobs and sustainable economic growth SDG 8Innovation in industry and sustainable infrastructure SDG 9Reduced inequalities for all sustainable development goal 10Cities and communities that are sustainable goal 11Consumption and production that is sustainable SDG 12

Action against climate change sustainable development goal 13Ocean and marine conservation UN sustainable development goals 14Biodiversity conserving life on land SDG 15Justice and institutional integrity for peace SDG 16Partnerships between governments and corporations SDG 17United Nations sustainable  development goals for 2030

 

 

 

 

 

LINKS & REFERENCE

 

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/globalpartnerships/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/peace-justice/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/biodiversity/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/oceans/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/climate-change-2/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-consumption-production/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/cities/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/inequality/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/infrastructure-industrialization/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/economic-growth/
https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/energy/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/water-and-sanitation/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/energy/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/gender-equality/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/education/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/health/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/hunger/

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/poverty/

 

 

 

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