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National Policy on Sustainable Consumption & Production for Sri Lanka

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National Policy on Sustainable Consumption & Production for Sri Lanka
Type: Reports
Year: 2019
Language: English
Country: Sri Lanka
This policy will provide an effective framework and the necessary impetus to enhance the sustainability of the country's economic development drives through efficient and effective utilization of it natural resources.

This National Policy on SCP, being an overarching and a cross cutting policy, applies to all sectors where either consumption or production of a good or service is involved in any form. It does not exclude any segment or strata of the society or any organization. When this policy is translated into actions (which need to be governed by a smartly designed mix of (i) regulatory instruments and standards, (ii) economic instruments, (iii) information-based instruments and (iv) voluntary agreements), adequate precautionary measures shall be taken to ensure inclusiveness as the ultimate objective of SCP is to ensure uncompromised human development and well-being without compromising the rights of future generations.