08 February 2012

PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

European programme: Switch Asia -  sustainable consumption and production
Deadline of the call: 23rd March 2012 for project outlines
All industrial sectors (except primary production) are eligible to be targeted in the projects, under the following conditions:
• They are polluting and have sufficient potential for improvement
• They form a substantial share of the economy and have potential for market demand
• They have sufficient potential for further multiplication in the country and/or region

The SWITCH-Asia Programme is expected to achieve the following results:
1) Reduce the environmental and social cost of production and consumption
2) Move SCP practices from demonstration to replication
3) Norm shift in policy-making towards sustainability

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