SDG Intro

Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Decoupling economic growth from resource use is one of the most critical and complex challenges facing humanity today. Doing so effectively will require policies that create a conducive environment for such change, social and physical infrastructure and markets, and a profound transformation of business practices along global value chains.

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