This database provides an overview of the measures to implement SDG 12 in, with and by Germany. In doing so, the German Federal Government is fulfilling its mandate to actively report on the progress and national efforts to implement 2030 Agenda in relation to SDG 12.

The collection of German implementation activities that promote sustainable consumption and production patterns, as well as the development of a set of criteria for the evaluation of activities and the structure of the database itself, took place as part of a research project on behalf of the Federal Environmental Agency. adelphi and project partners the Ecologic Institute and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy carried out the project.