International scientific conference "Sustainable Consumption – Towards Action and Impact"
Focussing on consumer behaviour, its social and cultural embeddedness, and its interdependencies with economic, physical and political frameworks, the international conference will provide a platform for an in-depth interdisciplinary debate on questions such as: - What are the key psychological, socio-cultural, economic and physical factors that influence consumer behaviour? Which conditions facilitate or inhibit sustainable consumption? - What are the most promising ways to promote the transformation of consumption patterns towards sustainability? Which designs and mixes of policy instruments are effective? How can consumer initiatives, public policy, and business strategies be coordinated to enhance sustainable consumption? - What are the impacts of different consumption patterns on sustainability and how can they be assessed? - What theoretical and methodological research approaches are adequate to produce robust knowledge on sustainable consumption?
|Event dates:||2011-11-06 – 2011-11-08|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2011-05-24|
|Organizers:||Inter- and transdisciplinary research programme «From Knowledge to Action – New Paths towards Sustainable Consumption»|
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|Classification:||D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics ; Q0 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. General|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|