Infographic: Carbon Labels and Persuasive Communication

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This infographic highlights how effective carbon labels can persuade consumers to make low-carbon choices and reduce their carbon footprint. The Consumer Information programme has prepared six infographics which summarise some of the key findings of the report “Consumer Information Tools and Climate Change – Facilitating low-carbon choices in Tourism, Buildings and Food Systems”. Share these infographics to promote the findings of the report and help us spread the word!
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Repair or replace? Extending the life-span of your home...

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The manufacturing of electrical and electronic appliances consumes is responsible for severe environmental impacts. Keeping appliances in use for longer periods can generally help to minimize the harmful impacts on the climate and the environment. How can appliances be kept in service for as long as possible? When are they worth repairing – and when does it makes sense to buy a new and efficient appliance? The Öko-Institut provides answers to these questions in this background paper.
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The One Planet network Programme on Consumer...

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The UN One Planet network’s Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CI-SCP) serves as a global platform to support the provision of quality information on goods and services, and the identification and implementation of the most effective strategies to engage consumers in sustainable consumption. This brochure gives an overview of the Programme describing its objectives, key work areas, structure and relevant stakeholders. It also provides information on how to join the Programme.
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Sustainable Fashion? How Companies Provide...

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The new report “Sustainable Fashion? How companies provide sustainability information to consumers” by HEJSupport touches upon gaps in the current provision of product sustainability information to consumers, with the aim of suggesting a way forward which makes consumers a driving force able to shape the future of sustainable textiles.

Measuring the Performance of Ecolabels

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Focused on how ecolabels prove and report their performance, this edition includes success stories of several GEN members. Read about how ecolabel certification has saved millions of tonnes of CO2 and VOC emissions, and billions of kilowatt hours of electricity.
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Consumer Information Programme - 2017 Reporting...

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This document presents a summary of the One Planet Network Consumer Information Programme's Reporting Exercise 2017, including the Programme aims for 2018 Reporting. One Planet Network actors are expected to report on their initiatives through the One Planet Network reporting system. The reporting platform is open all year and provides an opportunity for all actors to share updates on relevant programme initiatives.
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UN Environment Initiatives on Voluntary Sustainability...

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Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS), ecolabels and certification specify requirements that producers, traders, manufacturers, retailers or service providers should meet, relating to a wide range of sustainability metrics. Such VSS can play a key role in delivering the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. This brochure outlines various initiatives that UN Environment has developed to promote and strengthen the capacity of local institutions in the implementation of VSS
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Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in Sri...

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This project seeks to improve sustainability in the agri-food sector in Sri Lanka through improving access to information raises awareness on sustainability issues at a national level: Strengthening sustainable consumption drive in the country Creating synergies between the Consumer Information Programme and Green Public Procurement, Eco-innovation, and the Switch Asia SCP Policy Support Component in the country
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Ecolabel Guide Mobile App

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Ecolabel Guide app is developed to help consumers make sustainable choice of products based on the information that stands behind the label and to distinguish ecolabels from other labels. The app comprises database of the most popular “eco”, “organic” and other environmental and social labels one can find on the products all around the globe. The scanner allows to take a picture of the label on the product’s package and find out if it is a trustful label and what it tells about the product.
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