When: Monday, May 8, 2017 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 9:15AM

This six-week facilitated course, from Wed. 31 May to Wed. 12 July 2017, will provide you with the answers to this question. It is aimed at policymakers and practitioners working in the area of sustainable consumption and production (SCP). By taking this course, you will gain an overview of key issues related to SCP and sustainable commodity supply chains. You will become proficient in mechanisms to facilitate SCP at the international level and in your own country, and have the chance to interact with world-known specialists from UNDP, the private sector, NGOs and national ministries. We will also encourage you to think critically about your resource use patterns in the context of international, national, and local SCP approaches to greening consumption and production.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Week 1: What is green consumption and production?
  • Week 2: Key concepts and principles 
  • Week 3: International policy framework 
  • Week 4: Greening key production sectors
  • Week 5: Sustainable commodity supply chains
  • Week 6: Mainstreaming biodiversity into development planning

For more information on the course and to register, please see here: