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Environmental Governance

Definition(s)

A preventive, company-specific environmental protection initiative. It is intended to minimize waste and emissions and maximize product output.. (Source: Wikipedia)
The continuous application of preventive environmental strategies to processes, products, and services to increase efficiency and reduce risks to humans and the environment. (Source: UNEP, RECP programme)

Hierarchy

Broader: green economy
Related terms:
cleaner production
ecofriendly process
ecofriendly product
resource efficient production

In other languages

French
production durable
Russian
устойчивое производство
Spanish
producción sostenible
Chinese, Simplified
可持续生产
Arabic
إنتاج مستدام

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with sustainable production

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with sustainable production. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury
United Nations Environment Assembly