Resource efficiency: economics and outlook (REEO) for Asia and the Pacific

This report provides an overview of resource use patterns in Asia and the Pacific, explains why sustainable resource use and resource efficiency will become an economic and social imperative for the region, and presents information on how to achieve resource efficiency and sustainable resource use through well-designed policies. The objective is to inform policy makers and practitioners working on integrated environment and development programmes and strategies in particular as well as sustainability policies more generally.