The webinar objective is to learn more about consumer information tools and their role in empowering consumers to make more sustainable decisions.
1 October 2020
  • Consumer Information for SCP
  • Sustainable Lifestyles and Education

'Tell me more and (maybe) I’ll do it: consumer information for sustainable decisions?' is the seventh webinar from the broader series: ‘Sustainable Living 1.5: Empowering People to live better and lighter’.

You can register for this webinar here.

Date: 20 October 2020

Time: 14.00-15.30 CET

Context: Consumers play an important role in the transition towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production and the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 12.  Consumer information tools such as ecolabels or apps can enable consumers to make more informed choices. However, there are many challenges in ensuring that the provision of reliable sustainability information effectively leads to more sustainable decisions. 


14:00 – 14:15   Opening remarks

14:00 – 14:05  Welcome and introduction to the Webinar Series – Garrette Clark,  UNEP

14:05 – 14:10  Introduction to Consumer Information Programme – Noer Adi Wardojo, Head, Center for Standards, Ministry of Environment and Forestry Indonesia

14:10 – 14:15  Introduction to consumer information – Nils Heuer, Consumer Information Programme , UNEP


14:15 – 14:55  Panelists’ presentations (8 minutes each)

14:15-14:23  Consumer information tools for low carbon choices – Beatriz Martins Carneiro UNEP

14:23-14:31  Mi Codigo Verde, a consumer platform on product sustainability – Antonia Biggs Fuenzalida, Lead Sustainable Consumption and Production / Circular Economy at Fundación Chile

14:31-14:39  Product and lifestyle calculators – Vanessa Timmer, One Earth

14:39-14:47  Consumer insights – Helio Mattar, Akatu Institute

14:47-14:55  Effective communication to engage consumers – Claire Kneller, WRAP


14:55 – 15:30   Panel discussion and Q&A

14:55 – 15:20  Moderated discussion with panelists

15:20 – 15:30  Q & A with audience


Moderation: Naomi Scott-Mearns, Sustainable Consumption Manager at Consumers International


  • Consumer Information for SCP
  • Sustainable Lifestyles and Education