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- Inter- and transdisciplinary research programme ňăFrom Knowledge to Action ňđ New Paths towards Sustainable Consumptionň╚

Dates:November 06-08, 2011
Description:International scientific conference "Sustainable Consumption ňđ Towards Action and Impact"
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Subject: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? [gem╠_╠┘ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:D


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