Notes towards people-powered, sustainable consumption and production: Page 2 of 2
broader economic and development processes – that reflect the aspirations of the majority.
Achieving a people-powered SCP would require that people’s rights are advanced in the whole chain of production, distribution/exchange, and consumption. As the framework of people-powered SCP responds to the current corporation-driven economic paradigm, it promotes self-sufficiency from the local to the national level through the people’s exercise of sovereignty.
On the one hand, social innovations and community actions toward SCP are encouraged and supported. On the other, this means encouraging peoples and their organisations to compel governments towards holding corporations accountable. Communities and people’s organisations have the biggest incentive as they have the biggest stake: the realization of their right to development, their collective rights and aspirations. ###