Why do we need a policy to deal with sustainable consumption?

  • Gerd Scholl
  • Frieder Rubik
  • Harri Kalimo
  • Eivind Stø
Schlagworte: sustainable consumption

Abstract

Current policy instruments are mostly addressing the production and only seldom the consumption of products. Furthermore, the existing policy measures related to consumers are frequently restricted to information. But information is not sufficient to change people’s behavior.

Autor/innen-Biografien

Gerd Scholl
Gerd Scholl is economist and head of IÖW’s research unit "Ecological consumption”.
Frieder Rubik
Dr. Frieder Rubik is economist and head of IÖW’s research unit "Ecological product policy”.
Harri Kalimo
Dr. Harri Kalimo is professor for law and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Eivind Stø
Eivind Stø is political scientist and head of research of National Institute for Consumer Research (SIFO).
Veröffentlicht
2008-09-01
Zitationsvorschlag
Scholl, G., Rubik, F., Kalimo, H., & Stø, E. (2008). Why do we need a policy to deal with sustainable consumption?. Ökologisches Wirtschaften - Fachzeitschrift, 23(3). https://doi.org/10.14512/oew.v23i3.584