Consuming Differently, Consuming Sustainably:...

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The objective of this publication is to shed light on opportunities to strengthen the effectiveness of policies for sustainable consumption in both developed and developing countries. The publication provides evidence-based insights from behavioural science, detailing five key behavioural barriers to sustainable consumption. It also includes concrete examples of how behavioural science has been successfully coupled with policy to cost-effectively achieve sustainable consumption.

Case Study Marine Stewardship Council - Guidelines for...

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This case study forms part of the project ‘Testing the Applicability of the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information'. The aim is to share a practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations. This case study showcases how Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has applied the Guidelines' principles to its Fisheries Standard which requires fisheries to ensure that environmental impacts are minimized, and that fish stocks are effectively managed and sustainable. The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information are available here: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information
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Case Study Textile Exchange - Guidelines for Providing...

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This case study forms part of the project ‘Testing the Applicability of the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information'. The aim is to share a practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations. This case study showcases how Textile Exchange has applied the Guidelines' principles to its Responsible Wool Standard which addresses the welfare of sheep and of the land they graze on. The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information are available here: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information
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Credible Benchmarking of Sustainability Standards

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To achieve more responsible and sustainable supply chains, governments and companies are using a range of voluntary standards or similar business tools. However, not all sustainability standards, certifications and supply chain tools are equal. To ensure ef...

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The Systemic Impacts of Voluntary Sustainability...

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VSS are known to have a positive impact in areas where certified entities operate but VSS can also influence the enabling environment. There is not yet a lot of evidence of these so-called systemic impacts of VSS on the enabling environment. This white paper aims to contribute to this evidence gap as well as provide a working definition for the concept of systemic impacts. We welcome your comments and insights to further develop this work.
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Microsoft's Impact Sourcing Initiative

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Impact Sourcing aligns our procurement strategy with our company's mission statement, to help others achieve more. Impact sourcing is the practice of suppliers’ intentionally employing long-term unemployed, first-time employed, or informally employed indiv...

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Consumer Wisdom: A Theoretical Framework of Five...

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ABSTRACT: We establish a parsimonious theoretical framework of consumer wisdom based on five mutually reinforcing psychological facets. Our research draws from wisdom literature and a set of 31 phenomenological interviews with informants who were identified through a multi-stage nomination process. The five facets of consumer wisdom that emerged are Intentionality, Contemplation, Emotional Mastery, Openness, and Transcendence.
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The Honest Product Guide

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The Consumer Goods Forum and the change agency Futerra have joined forces to investigate the cutting edge of transparency. In the guide we delve into what those businesses and consumers agree is the most important topic of transparency: the impact of products themselves. This Honest Product Guide is designed for business leaders, brand owners, marketers, experts and changemakers seeking to solve the crisis of trust between companies and the consumers they serve.

Case Study Cruelty Free International - Guidelines for...

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This case study forms part of the project ‘Testing the Applicability of the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information'. The aim is to share a practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations. This case study showcases how Cruelty Free International has applied the Guidelines' principles to its Leaping Bunny certification which certifies brands eliminating animal testing. The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information are available here: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information
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Prevention of Textile Waste in the Nordic Region

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Useful for policymakers and researchers wishing to map flows of new and used textile flows as a first step in developing textile circularity policy. Overview of new and used textiles in three Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland and Sweden) and first proposa...

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