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Sustainable consumption and production (including chemicals and waste)
How to contribute
  • Comment on Cluster Position Papers
  • Upload relevant material under "Contributions from MGs"
Steering Committee
Members & Contributors
Name Organization
Alice TippingInternational Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
April AlconisCampaign for People's Goals for Sustainable Development
Freya SeathBioRegional Development Group
Jeffrey BarberIntegrative Strategies Forum (ISF)
Jessie Lydia HenshawCommons Cluster
John HontelezForest Stewardship Council
Leida Rijnhout Northern Alliance for Sustainability (ANPED)
Lewis AkenjiInstitute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Marcella O'Connell Future we Need Group
Marie-Luise AbshagenForum Umwelt und Entwicklung
Matthew Reading SmithStakeholder Forum
Sascha GabizonWomen in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)
SOTIRIS KAMENOPOULOSTecnhical University of Crete
Susan AlznerUnited Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN NGLS)
Veronika KissCEEweb for Biodiversity

As a registered (online registered, through this website) major groups organization, you may contribute to the work of Steering Committees of the Thematic Clusters by uploading articles, background or position papers that relates to the Thematic Cluster and towards formulation of a Sustainable Development Goal of that particular cluster. See full list of Thematic Clusters here.

This paper from BioRegional, BOND, Beyond2015 and IGES proposes five priority SCP targets under proposed Goal 12 and two SCP targets for Goal 17 on Means of Implementation. These build on SCP-related ...
BioRegional Development Group on 5:27 pm, 13 Jun, 2014
Stakeholder Forum has produced a 'Summary of targets from proposals in the SDGs e-Inventory under the OWG’s 19 Focus Areas'. A section is devoted to targets and indicators related to promoting susta...
Stakeholder Forum on 6:46 am, 7 Apr, 2014
This multi-stakeholder message was developed by the Task Force on Sustainable Development Goals, convened under the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Governance for Sustainability, and o...
In today’s world the challenge of sustainable mining is more than critical.
In accordance with the "RIO+20: The Future We Want" document, paragraphs 227 and 228:
“227. We acknowledge that minera...
Tecnhical University of Crete on 1:34 pm, 14 Feb, 2014
The environment is essential to human well-being and development. People depend on the environment for food, water, shelter and clothing. But while we need the environment to sustain our lives, we mus...
Mankind is living beyond its means with an extremely unequal distribution of natural resource use. Especially in the global north, overconsumption and resource waste has exceeded acceptable levels. Ex...
Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung on 5:56 am, 22 Jan, 2014
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A Whole World SDG:
• A Sustainable Earth Footprint
• And method for thoughtfully managing earth systems

We have always needed an SDG for reducing our g...
Commons Cluster on 4:11 pm, 15 Jan, 2014
Philip J. Vergragt from the Tellus Institute in Boston, Massachusetts at the 5th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.

In this video, Mr Vergragt emphasises that consu...
Stakeholder Forum on 12:53 pm, 9 Jan, 2014
The recommendations on sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and climate change mitigation presented here have been compiled from four civil society consultations conducted by UN-NGLS from 2012...
Brief paper prepared for the ICSPAC-GRF Working Group on the SDGs, focusing on the rationale for including SCP as one of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Integrative Strategies Forum (ISF) on 3:51 pm, 8 Jan, 2014
There is a clear need to give priority to sound chemicals management in the Sustainable Development Goals. The latest studies by the World Health Organization (WHO) show that 60% of global disease bur...

The TST Issues Brief is informative and has a good approach. The list of activities to achieve SCP includes a lot of relevant issues. But two are missing that sh...
Forest Stewardship Council on 5:02 pm, 7 Jan, 2014
The paper provides delegates with a policy analysis of the UN mandate of SCP as an “overarching objective” of SD, the various options for including SCP in the SDGs, and the advantages and disadvan...
Humanity is now facing intertwined crises, such as emerging resource use or increasing inequalities, which are driven by the reliance on fossil fuels to power economic growth and to maintain the curre...
CEEweb for Biodiversity on 12:22 pm, 3 Jan, 2014
This paper makes the case for why sustainable consumption and production should be integrated into the post-2015 development agenda, as well as setting out practical proposals for what SCP-related tar...
BioRegional Development Group on 5:37 am, 23 Dec, 2013
We are a faith based Christian group, based in Ireland,dedicated to advancing sustainable development policies and respecting the rights of the natural world to exist thrive and evolve. Our group end...
Future we Need Group on 5:32 am, 23 Dec, 2013
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