- Submitted by: Brazilian Association of Sustainability Professionals
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Brazil
- Date of completion: 2012
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Minimum Agenda for Sustainability ABRAPS
Description/achievement of initiativeThe Agenda, prepared on the behalf of the Brazilian Sustainability Professionals, proposes a National Programme for Sustainable Development comprehending nine aspects, from objectives and metrics to health and education.
The Minimum Agenda for Sustainability ABRAPS was prepared by a committee of sustainability professionals. Started in October 2011, the final text was published in April 2012. It targets all sectors of Brazilian society, and may become a model for other countries as well.
It covers nine aspects for a proposed National Programme for Sustainable Development:
- sustainability metrics and goals
- green jobs
- sustainable standards of production and consumption
- climate change
- social inclusion
- education for sustainability