Sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all. Its implementation helps to achieve overall development plans, reduce future economic, environmental and social costs, strengthen economic competitiveness and reduce poverty. Sustainable consumption and production aims at “doing more and better with less,” increasing net welfare gains from economic activities by reducing resource use, degradation and pollution along the whole lifecycle, while increasing quality of life. It involves different stakeholders, including business, consumers, policy makers, researchers, scientists, retailers, media, and development cooperation agencies, among others. It also requires a systemic approach and cooperation among actors operating in the supply chain, from producer to final consumer. It involves engaging consumers through awareness-raising and education on sustainable consumption and lifestyles, providing consumers with adequate information through standards and labels and engaging in sustainable public procurement, among others.
how could you invent, innovate, and campaign?
if you were inventing you could invent a new way that would make sure that we humans are using resources equally (same income as outcome) and not wasting food. if you were innovating you could invent a new product that could monitor how much food humans produce and how much we consume. if you were campaigning you could go onto social media sites such as Instagram, twitter, Facebook, and snap chat to tell the world about goal number twelve and the problems that we are facing because we aren't treating mother nature good and instead we are polluting the water and wasting tons of food every year.
Goal number twelve is associated with religion because there are various quotes in the bible that states in various places to protect mother earth. For example in genesis 2:15 it says “treat the earth as if your life depends upon it”. Your life does depend on it because if we do not treat Mother Nature well and do not waste food, litter, cut down forests, etc.