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...

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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...

UN Environment , Ministério del Medio Ambiente Peru, PUC Peru
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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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Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) - 5th Annual...

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As an organisation working on sustainability/sustainable development, the Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) believes collaboration is fundamental to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and its necessary to assess various approach...

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International Forum for sustainable business...

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GREEN MIND (occurring annually since 2012) provides a unique platform for communication and partnerships among members of businesses, governments, science and the public in their common endeavour for sustainable development. The Forum promotes the concepts of...

All-Ukraine NGO «Living Planet»
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Ecolabel cooperation between China and Thailand

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China Environmental United Certification Center and Thailand Environment Institutesigned ecolabel cooperation agreement in 2007 and the first common core criteria of Projector was developed in 2018.
China Environmental United Certification Center; Thailand Environment Institute
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China-Japan-Korea Ecolabel cooperation

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Under the mechanism of CJK Round Table on Environmental Business, the ecolabel organization of China, Japan and Korea have began to cooperate since 2007.
China Environmental United Certification Center; Japan Environment Association; Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute
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Capacity Building of Cambodia in Environmental...

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The project “Capacity Building of Cambodia in Environmental Labelling” is under the support of Chinese governments, which focuses on conducting capacity building of ecolabel and facilitating establishment of national environmental labeling program in Cambo...

China Environmental United Certification Center
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14th Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable...

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The 14th Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (14th APRSCP): “Investing in Innovation for SCP Implementation in Asia Pacific (towards enabling change for SDGs)” will be held on 12 – 14 November 2018 at Balai Kartini, Jakarta...

Indonesian Government led by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Indonesia
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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 d...

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Working Group 2 on Type I Ecolabels

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The working group is led by the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) and the Advance SCP Project (funded by BMUB through IKI), implemented by GIZ Thailand. The aim of the working group is to share knowledge and build capacity on type I ecolabels globally.
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Guidance for communicating hotspots: The effective use...

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This protocol for the appropriate use and communication of sustainability information derived from hotspots analysis is a companion to the publication 'Hotspots Analysis: a methodological framework' (in particular step 7 of the framework, that involves present...

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