European Union Sustainable Development Case Study

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EUROPEAN UNION SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY – EU SDS
Given the problems faced by the world as a consequence of climate change the world needs to deal with this issue and deal with it to avoid more damage, and the only way to do that is to face the problem and change the way the world act. That change can’t be just in an area, it has to be made in all the tree areas of development (society, economy and environment).
In order to achieve that change, the United Nations has created a commission named Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). The aim of this organism is to review different issues concerning climate change and it propose policies to apply too.
Therefore, the European Commission has created a plan called Sustainable Development
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The aim of that plan is to “contribute to improving the environmental performance of products and increase the demand for more sustainable goods and production technologies. It also seeks to encourage EU industry to take advantage of opportunities to innovate” . At it is said, the change is not only into consumption and production, but it also has to be in the economy. The system has to face the challenges of this new mode of industrialization and take into consideration the environment and its…show more content…
One of the biggest improvements onto this matter is that the big companies of this sector transfer the costs of CO2 emission patents to the final consumer. As a result of this, the consumers find an economic motivation when they have to choose the type of car taking into consideration the consumption mode of it. The prices of the cars that consume gasoline are tending to be more expensive than the ones who operate with renewable energies or green energies. As a result, the projection is that from now on people are going to tend to consume more environmental-friendly products.
SUSTAINABLE FOOD
As it is predictable, the consumption of sustainable production and consumption is extended to food but that is not the only propose of the sustainable food policies. This policy also includes the responsibility into food waste, not just in householders and final consumers but also into industrial levels.
The main causes of food waste noted by the “Preparatory Study on Food Waste across EU27” are the followings:
 Technical

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