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Global Chemicals Outlook (GCO). Towards Sound Management of Chemicals. Synthesis Report for Decision-Makers

Global Chemicals Outlook (GCO). Towards Sound Management of Chemicals. Synthesis Report for Decision-Makers
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). September 2012
  • The release of chemicals affects all aspects of natural resources including water. This synthesis report for decision-makers describes the main findings and conclusions of the full report: "Global Chemicals Outlook: Towards Sound Management of Chemicals." The report is designed to inform governments and industry on trends in chemicals production, use and disposal while offering policy advice aimed at meeting the 2020 goal agreed at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. It focuses particularly on the challenges and opportunities facing developing nations.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Ecuador, Egypt, Uganda
  • Main themes: Industry, Pollution, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Decision makers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment, Awareness raising
  • Type of resource: Executive summary
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Published in 2015