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Economy and Consumption: In Brief -

informs about the state of the environment and reveals the links between driving forces, pressures, environmental quality, impacts and responses.

Green Economy -

To maintain the natural foundations of life in Switzerland and throughout the world for current and future generations, natural resources must be used far more efficiently and in a way that ensures their conservation. The aim is to conserve resources and simultaneously strengthen the Swiss economy.

Sustainable Financial System -

Huge sums of money are invested by individuals and institutions each year. The United Nations Environment Programme UNEP has set itself the aim of channelling some of these investments towards a sustainable and green economy. The UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System has collected experience and suggestions from various countries with a view to inspiring and promoting sustainable investment.


More information is available in German and French.

Contact: wirtschaft@bafu.admin.ch
Last updated on: 09.10.2015

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