strategy

Improving participation of women on sustainable consumption and production

Synonyms:
Providing information for women on sustainable consumption and production
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends programmes to develop consumer awareness and the active participation of women, emphasizing their crucial role in achieving changes necessary to reduce or eliminate unsustainable patterns of consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries, in order to encourage investment in environmentally sound productive activity and induce environmentally and socially friendly industrial development.

Subjects:
Women
Participation
Information
Consumption
Production
Sustainable development
Reform
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies