SDG 12

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Sustainable consumption and production aims to do more and better with less, increasing net welfare gains from economic activities that reduce resource use, degradation and pollution.

This SDG has several 2030 targets to which every company can contribute. These targets aim to achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources; halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains; achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil; substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse; encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycles; ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information to live sustainable lives;  and rationalize inefficient fossil fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption.

Every Future-Fit Business must avoid slowing down progress toward this SDG by:

Any Future-Fit Business may actively speed up progress toward this SDG by:

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