ISAP2017_TT7_Addressing the SDGs From Resource Perspectives_Background note (IGES factsheet)

This note provides the background information of ISAP (International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific) 2017 Thematic Tracks 7 (TT-7), ”Addressing the SDGs From Resource Perspectives”. The background note discusses the trends of global resource demand increase and its influencing factors and on-going international initiatives on Sustainable Consumption Production, Resource Efficiency, the 3Rs and Circular Economy as well as the purpose of the session.