Social impact of the Collaborative Consumption

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"COLLABORATION OR BUSINESS? From value for users to a society with values" Carpooling, P2P accommodation, repair cafés, bartering networks, social eating and micro-task sites are just some of the Collaborative Consumption activities. The true value of the...

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Working Group on Social Impact Communication

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Led by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission, New Earth and UN Environment, this working group was launched in 2016, bringing together experts in the field to develop a white paper on Business to Consumer (B2C) communication of products' social...

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China Sustainable Consumption Research Program —...

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A project supported by the 10YFP Trust Fund, under the 10YFP Consumer Information Programme. Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) receives increasing attention from policy makers and society in China. The Research Programme aims at identifying new opp...

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Sustainable Consumption Platform: Mi Código Verde

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Mi Código Verde is a platform that generates and provides information on the environmental and social attributes of consumer goods in order to empower and enable them to make sustainable decisions. Additionally, by mobilizing more informed and educated consum...

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Better by Design – replicating promising practices,...

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The project will work with major retailers operating in Nicaragua, Honduras and Peru and their value chain partners to implement tried-and-tested sustainable product design tools into new product development (NPD) processes. A ‘Consumer Information Lab’ wi...

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Food for Us: Capacity building through research, and...

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This project involves the development and trial of a mobile phone application to trade surplus food from farms and develop a community of practice around the issue of food waste through transformative learning. Phase 1 of the project (funded by the UN's One Pl...

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Road Testing the 'Guidelines for Providing Product...

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To strengthen good practices in the field of sustainable consumption and production, UN Environment and the International Trade Centre launched the brand new Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information. The Road Testing of the Guidelines wa...

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Sustainable Lifestyles in the Workplace (Bogota and...

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UN Environment, El Bosque University, Sustainable UN, One Earth, and Association Mawarid are developing and implementing workplace initiatives and activities to enhance better environmental practices and more sustainable lifestyles for individuals in the workp...

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Sustainable consumers and the "New economies"

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Between February and April 2018, the spanish consumers association OCU and the Forum of New Economy and Social Innovation (NESI) carried out the research “Other consumption for a better world” to understand the sustainable consumption habits of Spanish con...

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CLEAR 2.0 Spain

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Project developped by european consumer associations aiming to enabling consumers to learn about, engage with and adopt Renewable Energies.
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CIRC-PACK: Towards circular economy in the packaging...

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CIRC-PACK aims to transform plastic packaging waste into a resource by developing a more sustainable bio-based and recyclable plastics for the manufacturing of trays, bottles, coffee capsules, jars, films, pallets, new types of multilayer and multi-material pa...

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Impactwala

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Impactwala is an independent initiative that will collect impact data for products and companies from multiple sources. This information aggregates social, environmental, economic and health impact data into composite relatable indicators. The consolidated rat...

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Establishment and Implementation of Green Public...

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Government spending accounts up to 15% of a country's gross domestic product. Such amount can greatly influence the consumption and production trends and increase the demand for green products. The project aims to pilot test the integration of sustainable cons...

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EU Consumer Footprint

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The European Commission has been developing an assessment framework to monitor the evolution of environmental impact associated to the European Union (EU) consumption that will support resource efficiency, eco-innovation and circular economy policies. The EU C...

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The Leaping Bunny - Cruelty-Free Certification

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The Leaping Bunny is the most trusted cruelty free certification for non-animal tested products. More than 700 companies across the globe already hold Leaping Bunny certification, providing real choice for ethical consumers who want to identify and buy product...

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