IAU Sustainable Development Goal 12 Inaugural Conference

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Advancing Responsible Consumption and Production in Higher Education
: Inaugural Conference for the International Association of Universities Cluster
on Sustainable Development Goal #12

May 6 – 7, 2019 at Luther College at the University of Regina


Luther College and the University of Regina welcomed a number of delegates to an international conversation about how higher education can contribute to the advancement of responsible consumption and production. 

Sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all.

This day and a half conference focused on opportunities for mutual learning, networking and building opportunities for collaboration.  Representatives from higher education in Saskatchewan were joined by international representatives of the International Association of Universities (IAU) Cluster on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #12 – Advancing Sustainable Production and Consumption.

The Cluster on SDG #12, led by the University of Regina and Luther College, is part of a larger initiative of the International Association of Universities to engage Higher Education throughout the world in achieving and supporting the SDGs and Agenda 2030.

IAU SDG Goal 12 Inaugural Conference Master Program

Presentations

Opening Remarks

IAU Presentation

Sharing SDG #12 Stories and Opportunities for Collaboration

Sustainably Consuming and Producing Energy

Building Sustainable Lifestyles and Livelihoods

Sharing Equipment, Capital and Other Resources

Sustainably Producing, Distributing and Consuming Food

Education of Sustainable Development

Creatively Approching Financing, Procurement, Suppliers and Policy

Engaging Policy Makers: Knowledge Transfer and Exchange

Measuring SDG #12 Metrics and Targets

Identifying Opportunities for Collaboration


IAU Webinar Series: Transformative Innovation and Collaboration for SDG12 - July 15, 2021

This webinar with the IAU HESD Cluster on SDG 12 is an additional side event to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2021, which took place 6-15 July 2021. SDG 12 – Ensure Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns – is one of the Goals under review this year.

Panellists: Roger Petry, Professor of Philosophy, Luther College, University of Regina; Co-coordinator, RCE Saskatchewan. Rose Ramkat, Lecturer and Deputy Center leader in the Center of Excellence in Phytochemicals, Textile and Renewable Energy, Moi University, Kenya. Detlev Lindau-Bank, Assistant Professor and Researcher, Vechta University, Germany. Saidatulakmal Mohd, Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Ian Vázquez-Rowe, Peruvian Life Cycle Assessment and Industrial Ecology Network (PELCAN), Department of Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Moderator: Zinaida Fadeeva, Visiting Professor, Nalanda University, India.


Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Jocelyn Crivea at Jocelyn.Crivea@uregina.ca or Roger Petry at Roger.Petry@uregina.ca.