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.
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Life Cycle-Based Ecolabels & Global Ecolabelling...

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The Global Ecolabelling Network have drafted brief descriptions of Type 1 life cycle-based ecolabels and the Global Ecolabelling Network into English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Russian.
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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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Blue Angel - the German Ecolabel: 40 Years. Good for...

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On the 40th anniversary of the Blue Angel, this publication recaps the history of the German Ecolabel, the world's first environmental label, and gives an overview of where it stands today and what's next.
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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.
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Guidelines for consumers: choosing environmentally...

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This is a set of 5 pocket-size brochures which provide guidance on ecolabels and environmentally friendly choices in various product groups, including: food, personal care products, detergents, personal electronic devices and DIY materials. All the five brochures are placed in a folder. Circulation: 1000 copies, all distributed at events, meetings and workshops. The materials were developed, designed and printed in 2016 in the framework of the project supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
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Collaboration or Business? Collaborative consumption:...

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Consumption patterns are quickly changing towards a model based on the exchange of goods and services, not only between companies and consumers, but also between private individuals. The “sharing economy” has become a global phenomenon in a context of ongoing technological change whereby whereby collaborative consumption, through exchanges between peers, is economically disruption.This report aims to analyze the impact of collaborative consumption on society.
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