Montreal Protocol and beyond: 17 stories along the journey from ozone layer protection to sustainable development

This publication is a collection of stories that celebrate the changing face of industry, reflecting on how the efforts supported by UNIDO to improve the environmental performance of the productive sector, have brought about sustainable solutions to other global challenges. This work is broad in nature, engulfing a multitude of stakeholders, from governments and industries to employees and consumers. It is innovative in pioneering new technologies and approaches, to find the bestsuited alternatives for companies, sectors and countries. Most importantly, this work goes beyond the phase-out and replacement of chemicals. As shown in this publication, these efforts can have a wider impact on societies and a ripple effect on sustainable development.