This initiative aims at providing consumer information tools concerning the Tourism, Building, and Food sectors. It also provides guidance on how such tools can be implemented to reduce global CO2 emissions.

Sectors of activity
Buildings and construction, Food & Beverage, Tourism

Type of initiative
Education & Awareness Raising, Policy Frameworks & Tools, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Start date
11/01/2021

Objectives

The Tourism, Buildings and Food sector together account for more than half of humanity’s contribution to energy-related CO2 emissions. This initiative aims at providing consumer information tools and some guidance on their use. If implemented correctly, consumer information tools can influence consumer behaviour and trigger more sustainable consumption choices, tackling climate change and reducing carbon emissions.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

Output level

Knowledge resource and technical tool

  • Consumer Information Tools and Climate Change - Facilitating low-carbon choices in Tourism, Buildings and Food Systems
  • Consumer Information Tools & Climate Change Infographics

Training for SCP

  • Consumer Information Tools & Climate Change - Webinars

Outreach and communication for SCP

  • Consumer Information Tools & Climate Change - News articles

Impact and Results

The result of this initiative is to have provided accurate and clear information on the use of consumer information tools can support greenhouse gas emission reductions in three industry sectors: tourism, buildings and food. A wide range of tools and systems that seek to guide consumers to make more sustainable choices about goods and services are featured in the activities. The initiative provides policymakers and business leaders with guidance on how to communicate with consumers on environmental and social issues connected to products.