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Main Milestones
2017
The Ocean Conference
2015
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paris Agreement
2014
SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway
2013
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
2012
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO +20: the Future We Want
2010
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation: MSI+5
2005
BPOA+10: Mauritius Strategy of Implementation
2002
World Summit on Sustainable (WSSD) Rio+10: Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
1999
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)+5
1997
UNGASS -19: Earth Summit +5
1994
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)
1993
Start of CSD
1992
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21
1987
Our Common Future
1972
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)
Creation of UNEP
Life Cycle Management - A Business Guide to Sustainability
UNEP, 2007
by: United Nations Environment

The journey towards sustainability requires that businesses should find innovative ways to be profitable and at the same time expand the traditional frontiers of business to include the environmental and social dimensions, in other words take
account of “the Triple Bottom Line”, and to introduce “Life Cycle Thinking”.

Life Cycle Management (LCM) aims to minimize the environmental and socio-economic burdens associated with product or product portfolio throughout its entire life cycle and value chain. LCM makes life cycle thinking and product sustainability operational for businesses through continuous improvements of product systems, as well as, supporting business assimilation of, for example, integrated product policies.