21 September 2021

G20 Environment Ministers signal importance of sustainable consumption and production (SCP)

During the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Environment, Climate and Energy (Naples, 22-23 July 2021), the Final Communiqué referenced the importance of sustainable consumption and production in addressing climate change, biodiversity loss, land degradation and pollution. They particulary point out the importance of the committment of diverse actors across regions and across sectors.

The ministers reaffirmed the vision of the G20 to drive forward actions on SCP in order to contribute to the achievement of SDG 12 and other relevant Sustainable Developement Goals. The document also makes reference to the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on SCP (10YFP) as an integral partner to these efforts.