Latest Articles from the Consumer Information Programme

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Read the latest articles from the Consumer Information Programme featuring the recent events that we have hosted and some of our activities and projects.
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Webinar February 14: Using purchasing to drive...

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There’s still a lot of work to do to reach a sustainable life cycle for IT products. Some of the most pressing issues include the overuse of finite natural resources, alarming amounts of e-waste as well as violations of workers’ rights and labour laws in t...

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The Russian ecolabel - The Vitality Leaf

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The Vitality Leaf ecolabel is the first and only internationally recognized system of voluntary environmental certification in Russia to date. The ecolabel is based on a multicriteria analysis that considers the entire life cycle of the product (Life Cycle Ass...

Ecological Union
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Consumer Information for SCP - National Focal Point...

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Join us on 16th January 2019, 13:30 CET to hear an overview of the Consumer Information Programme and their recommendations of best practices for providing consumers with accurate and reliable sustainability information, inspiring behaviour change amongst cons...

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Strengthening Chemical in Product campaign towards...

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The EcoWaste Coalition, with support from IPEN’s Chemicals in Products Program, conducted an investigation on the availability of toys containing hazardous chemicals that are sold in the Philippines. The study was prompted by the group’s continuing concer...

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Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Consumption &...

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High-level side event to be held during the fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, March 2019. The event has been organised by the Consumer Information and Sustainable Food Systems programmes, in partnership with the governments of Germany and Indonesia,...

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Consumers International Summit 2019

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From consumer choice to data privacy, connected products to access, the Consumers International Summit 2019 examines some of the most pressing issues consumers face in the digital world. The Consumers International Summit 2019 takes place from 29 April – 2 M...

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How will eco-labeling change your life?

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The non-profit organisation Ecological Union developed a cartoon about responsible purchases. The aim of this project was to explain, in an entertaining way, the benefits of sustainable consumption and the role of ecolabels. It also served the purpose to prom...

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Экомаркировка: что это? Как...

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Приглашаем вас на вводный вебинар, посвящённый экологической маркировке I типа, организованный Всемирной ассоциацией экомаркировки (GEN) и международной платформой «Одна планета» (The One Planet network) Программы информирования потребителей ООН.

Consumer Information Programme, Global Ecolabelling Network, Ecological Union
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Workshop at ISO TC 207 Event, Berlin 2019, Guidelines...

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We are pleased to announce that a side event on the 'Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information' will be organised during the next ISO TC 207 meeting - Environmental Management. The side event will be held in Berlin on 3 June after the regular...

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Collaboration: The Key to a Sustainable Future. Live...

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Watch a telecast based on CRB's 5th Annual Sustainability Conference, 'India & Sustainability Standards 2019' - entitled, "Collaboration: The Key to a Sustainable Future" The programme will examine: How Good India is doing on Sustainability & SDGs Wh...

Centre for Responsible Business (CRB)
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WAR ON WASTE: Reducing food loss and food waste

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Pick n Pay’s ‘War on Waste’ is a set of stretch goals that will deliver significant shifts by 2020. We have developed a comprehensive three tiered waste reduction strategy. The strategy is centered on the following three focus areas: 1.Prevention of was...

Pick n Pay Stores Limited
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Conscious Consumption Brazilian Background

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What is the level of consciousness and behavior of Brazilians towards conscious consumption? What are the barriers and drivers for more sustainable practices? What is the perception and expectation of Brazilians regarding corporate social and environmental res...

Akatu Institute
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Engaging Consumers in Sustainable Food Systems

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This session held at the 2nd global Sustainable Food Systems conference brought together the Sustainable Food Systems and Consumer Information Programmes of the One Planet network to examine the global challenge of sustainable food consumption and production s...

Consumer Information Programme, Sustainable Food Systems Programme
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Impulsando el Consumo Sostenible en América Latina -...

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The project in Latin America with a focus on Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico promotes sustainable consumption through the implementation of SCP tools of the One Planet network. This includes support of the regional eco-label Sello Ambiental Americas.
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