: International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management, Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials: Prioritization and Improvement Options
: Edgar Hertwich
: Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials: Prioritization and Improvement Options: Ester van der Voet, Mark Huijbregts, Sangwon Suh, Pawel Kazmierczyk, Manfred Lenzen, Jeff McNeely, Yuichi Moriguchi Arnold Tukker, TNO and NTNU, edited the full report and summary brochure. Janet Salem and Guido Sonnemann, UNEP, together with Frans Vollenbroek provided valuable input and comments; the Resource Panel’s Secretariat coordinated the preparation of this report. Thanks go to Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Ashok Khosla as co-chairs of the Resource Panel, the members of the Resource Panel and the Steering Committee for fruitful discussions. Additional comments of a technical nature were received from some governments participating in the Steering Committee.Helpful comments were received from several anonymous reviewers in a peer review process coordinated in an efﬁcient and constructive way by Patricia Romero Lankao together with the Resource Panel Secretariat. The preparation of this report also beneﬁtted from discussions with many colleagues at various meetings, although the main responsibility for errors will remain with the authors.ISBN number of the full report: 978-92-807-3084-5 Job Number: DTI/1262/PACopyright © United Nations Environment Programme, 2010This publication may be reproduced in whole or in part and in any form foreducational or nonproﬁt purposes without special permission from the copyright holder, provided acknowledgement of the source is made. UNEP would appreciate receiving a copy of any publication that uses this publication as a source.No use of this publication may be made for resale or for any other commercial purpose whatsoever without prior permission in writing from the United Nations Environment Programme.Photos: Pawel Kazmierczyk (cover, title page, p.12, p. 16, p.25, p.26); Frédéric Boyer (p. 32, p. 35)Design/Layout: Thad Mermer
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The full report should be referenced as follows: UNEP (2010)
Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Consumption and Production: Priority Products and Materials
, A Report of the Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials to the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management. Hertwich, E., van der Voet, E., Suh, S., Tukker, A, Huijbregts M., Kazmierczyk, P., Lenzen, M., McNeely, J., Moriguchi, Y.