The case study WWF Market Transformation Initiative (Cotton) focused on the value chain for Cotton in particular. The main route through which changes have been made in the cotton value chain is through the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), which was formed as part of a roundtable with representatives from NGOs, academia, governments and industry.
The case study Macroeconomic Reform in Viet Nam on Ecological and Inclusive Growth looks specifically at the Green Growth Strategy of Vietnam, approved in 2012, with the threefold aim of promoting low carbon growth, greening production and greening lifestyles.
Macquarie University, University of Newcastle, Australia
China's consumption of the world's resources is reaching crisis levels. Unchecked, such levels of consumption and waste would strain the nation and the planet. To prevent the worst scenario, the country is taking action.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Consumers are key to driving sustainable production and play a central role in sustainable development. This report highlights OECD government initiatives to promote sustainable consumption, with an emphasis on individual policy tools and instruments and their effective combination.