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Indicator 12.4.1: Number of parties to international multilateral environmental agreements on hazardous waste, and other chemicals that meet their commitments and obligations in transmitting information as required by each relevant agreement

Is the US in compliance with the Montreal Protocol ?

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from US statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from US statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other US-specific metadata information.

Actual indicator available Submitted U.S. reports under the Montreal Protocol. Note: of the other four MEAs covered under this indicator, the United States is not Party to three (Basel Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions) and the Minamata Convention had not yet entered into force during this reporting period).
Actual indicator available - description Reporting forms submitted to the Montreal Protocol Secretariat.
Date of national source publication N/A
Method of computation Country score is calculated per the formula described in the indicator 12.4.1 metadata.
Periodicity Annual
Scheduled update by national source N/A
U.S. method of computation As provided in the indicator metadata: π‘‡π‘Ÿπ‘Žπ‘›π‘ π‘šπ‘–π‘ π‘ π‘–π‘œπ‘› π‘…π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’ = (π‘Žπ‘π‘  + 𝑏𝑐𝑠 + 𝑐𝑐𝑠 + 𝑑𝑐𝑠 + 𝑒𝑐𝑠) 𝑁. π‘œπ‘“ πΆπ‘œπ‘›π‘£π‘’π‘›π‘‘π‘–π‘œπ‘›π‘  βˆ— 100
Comments and limitations This indicator is not a typical statistical indicator as it tracks whether reporting was done rather than the content of the reports.
Date metadata updated February, 2018
Disaggregation geography Country
Unit of measurement Yes/No
Disaggregation categories By multilateral environmental agreement (MEA).
International and national references The Implementation Committee of the Montreal Protocol tracks Parties’ compliance with reporting obligations.
Time period 2000-2017
Scheduled update by SDG team December, 2020

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Number of parties to international multilateral environmental agreements on hazardous waste, and other chemicals that meet their commitments and obligations in transmitting information as required by each relevant agreement
Target name By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
Global indicator description
UN designated tier 1
UN custodial agency UNEP
Link to UN metadata Link opens in a new window
Organisation DOS/OES/EQT
Agency Staff Name Department of State ANDREW CLARK
Agency Survey Dataset DOS/OES/EQT
Notes
Title
Link to data source https://www.epa.gov/ozone-layer-protection/international-actions-montreal-protocol-substances-deplete-ozone-layer opens in a new window