Responsible Consumption and Production

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 action

To ensure responsible consumption and production, we all have to take action. Get inspired here:

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Icons for Goal 12

Download the primary icon and target icons for Goal 12 in png and vector formats.

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The World's To-Do List

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Join us for Global Goals Week 2021: A message from the founding partners

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Add Your message to Voices for Change

September is a huge month in the Global Goals calendar – it marks the anniversary of the Goals (this year we turn 6!), the start of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and…

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The Targets

Everyone can help to make sure that we meet the Global Goals. Use these eleven targets to create action for responsible consumption and production.

Get involved

We can ensure sustainable consumption and production together. Here you can see what you can do to contribute. Find organizations to support, information to share and some useful tips for your everyday life that can really make a difference.