This manual is designed to assist policy makers in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies that support the transition towards SCP. This is the first manual of its kind, developed specifically for use in the Asia-Pacific context. The manual includes numerous case studies highlighting SCP opportunities and existing successful initiatives within the region. Part A provides an introduction to the fundamentals of SCP and follows SCP throughout the policy cycle. Part B details specific thematic opportunities for SCP policy development including cleaner and safer production, sustainable lifestyles, sustainable cities, sustainable public procurement and sustainable tourism.