SDGs – Philippines

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Our planet has provided us with an abundance of natural resources. But we have not utilized them responsibly and currently consume far beyond what our planet can provide. We must learn how to use and produce in sustainable ways that will reverse the harm that we have inflicted on the planet.

goal 12 in NUMBERs


Implement the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, all countries taking action, with developed countries taking the lead, taking into account the development and capabilities of developing countries

Achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources

Halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses

Achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment

Substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle

Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities

Ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature

Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production

Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

Rationalize inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption by removing market distortions, in accordance with national circumstances, including by restructuring taxation and phasing out those harmful subsidies, where they exist, to reflect their environmental impacts, taking fully into account the specific needs and conditions of developing countries and minimizing the possible adverse impacts on their development in a manner that protects the poor and the affected communities


Goal 12 Indicators (Preliminary data from PSA).

goal12 in action

List of Key Government Programs, Activities, or Projects (PAPs) Contributing to Goal 12.

Establishment of a LA-MC-ICP-MS facility

The SMARTSeas PH Project, implemented by DENR-BMB, was developed to accelerate the establishment of marine protected areas (MPAs) and MPA Networks to reduce and arrest the rapid degradation of marine and coastal

Clean Energy – ALERT

This program of the DOST-National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) aims to investigate alternative energy sources in the Philippines. The challenge is clear and daunting.

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