HOT SPOT ANALYSIS TOOL
FOR SUSTAINABLE
CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

to support science-based national policy frameworks

Science Partners for SCP​

Follow the presentation of the Science Partners for SCP at the One Planet Network forum session on “Changing how we Measure” on the 1st of June, and learn more about science-based approaches to SCP.

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HOTSPOT ANALYSIS TOOL

This tool provides three modules to analyse hotspot areas of sustainable consumption and production. In addition, standard reports provide more comprehensive information tailored to your needs.

For guidance, how to use each section use the User’s guide.

country profile
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module 1
Country Profile

Provides the key information regarding the country’s environmental performance, in the context of the most relevant policy questions.

For policy makers, NGOs and the general public.

Hotspots Identification
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module 2
Hotspots Identification

Provides a wide range of SCP indicators to analyse hotspots of unsustainable consumption and production at country and sector levels.

For policy advisors and researchers with expertise.

National Data System
module 3
National Data System
(under construction)

We’re currently working to improve the functionality of Module 3.

The relaunch is to be expected by the end of 2022.

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COUNTRIES AT A GLANCE
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COUNTRIES AT A GLANCE

This standard report provides insights into a country’s SCP performance related to different environmental categories.

Sector Profiles
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SECTOR PROFILES

This standard report provides insights into the SCP performance of specific sectors related to different environmental categories and allows comparison among them.

Climate Change Impact Hotspots
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Climate Change Impact Hotspots

This standard report provides insights from different perspectives into a country’s SCP performance regarding GHG emissions and related climate change impacts.

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Science Partners for SCP

The Regional Science Partners for SCP are leading scientific institutions in Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America and experts in using SCP-HAT for the identification of impactful hotspots for SCP interventions. Contact the Science Partner in your region to get support with contextual and targeted scientific evidence regarding specific SCP topics.

You can find out more about the Science Partners on the One Planet Network website.

Contributors

Hosted by UN Environment, the Life Cycle Initiative is at the interface between users and experts of Life Cycle approaches supporting science-based decisions and policies towards sustainability.

The One Planet network has formed to implement the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, which supports the global shift to SCP and the achievement of SDG 12.

The International Resource Panel was launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) in 2007 to build and share the knowledge needed to improve our use of resources worldwide.