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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Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI)

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The Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together members of the international floriculture supply-chain. FSI members collaborate to improve practices and drive positive change in the sustainable production...

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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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Comprar Sustentable Web

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Comprar Sustentable es una página web donde el consumidor podrá saber sobre sellos y atributos sustentables de productos. Así, tendrá una ayuda simple y confiable para reconocer productos más sustentables en Chile y en el mundo, identificando lo que es im...

Aníbal Steinmetz
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GlobeScan's MSC Consumer Survey

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The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) conducts a biennial consumer survey exploring awareness, understanding, and trust around the MSC ecolabel and ecolabels more generally. We also ask what the most important ocean issues are to people. The results are made pu...

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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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Advance Sustainable Consumption and Production in Peru...

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The Advance SCP project promotes sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns in eight emerging economies spread across SouthEast Asia, Africa and Latin America. The project takes the countries’ needs and preferences into consideration. UN Environme...

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Launch Webinars of Peruvian LCA

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We are pleased to announce that two webinars will be organised to discuss how to use life cycle analysis tools to improve resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production patterns through the case of Peru. Life cycle analysis is a powerful method...

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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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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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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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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...

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