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Hiroshima for Global Peace

SDGs: Goal 12What is SDGs?: Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were formally adopted on 25 September 2015 by United Nations General Assembly.

What is each goal of SDGs and our initiatives to achieve the goal?

Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

12.1 Implement the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns, all countries taking action, with developed countries taking the lead, taking into account the development and capabilities of developing countries
12.2 By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources
12.3 By 2030, 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
12.4 By 2020, 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
12.5 By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse
12.6 Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle
12.7 Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities
12.8 By 2030, ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature
12.a Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production
12.b Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
12.c 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

Reference: https://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/70/1&Lang=E

Hiroshima's initiative for SDGs

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Hiroshima Prefecture created a booklet compiled and introduced as a collection of leading examples of SDGs business by local companies in Hiroshima. Hiroshima Prefecture aims to promote the SDGs business through these kind of initiatives.

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Company's initiative

Kume Sangyo Co., Ltd.

Aiming to achieve a cyclical-use society by composting food industry waste through natural fermentation

Kume Sangyo Co., Ltd.

Tsuneishi Kamtecs Corporation

From waste treatment to recycling Incineration ash into construction materials, incineration energy into electricity

Tsuneishi Kamtecs Corporation

Toyo Koatsu Co., Ltd.

Resource extraction from waste materials at high pressure —Effective use of resources—

Toyo Koatsu Co., Ltd.

Yahashi Souin, Inc.

Manufacturing new products from used balls

Yahashi Souin, Inc.

Manac Incorporated

Specialty Chemicals for Improvement and Development of Society

Manac Incorporated

Eisho Fukushikai

Childcare to Nurture the Future and Work Style of Staff Members

Eisho Fukushikai

Sekisui House Ltd., Hiroshima Office

Working to Realize Sustainability Vision 2050

Sekisui House Ltd., Hiroshima Office

Onomichi Omotenashi Co., Ltd.

Aiming to Become a Place Loved by Community People

Onomichi Omotenashi Co., Ltd.

Lucks Co., Ltd.

Add Value to the Existing Buildings

Lucks Co., Ltd.

Umwelt Co., Ltd.

Support Development of Safe and Sustainable Cities behind the Scene

Umwelt Co., Ltd.

HIVEC Inc.

TPC Changes the Way to Recycle!!!

HIVEC Inc.

FP Corporation

Eco-Friendly Recycling Trays

FP Corporation

COCCO Co., Ltd.

Creating New Value with the Slogan of Limitless Use of Limited Resources

COCCO Co., Ltd.

Yamawa Co., Ltd.

You Can Use Your Cardboard Boxes Many More Times!

Yamawa Co., Ltd.

Imoto Construction Co., Ltd.

Sustainable Society Supported by “Building Regeneration” Technology

Imoto Construction Co., Ltd.

Maruei Co., Ltd.

Safe and Reliable Wall Paint Made from Hiroshima’s Oyster Shells

Maruei Co., Ltd.

What is SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal goals that every countries take action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. SDGs are composed of 17 Goals and 169 Targets and the pledge to leave no one behind.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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