Happy "Environmentally-Friendly" Holidays
UNEP Launches Two Key Publications during the Festive Season Calling for Sustainable Consumption
UNEP is marking the festive season by launching two publications on Sustainable Consumption.
Changing consumption and production patterns is one of the overarching objectives of sustainable development.
Agenda 21 states that: "the major cause of the continued deterioration of the global environment is the unsustainable pattern of consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries, which is a mater of grave concern, aggravating poverty and imbalances." (Chapter4.3)
The publications launched are: