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Policies for sustainable consumption (SDC report)

Classification:Housing and Regeneration, Economics, Sustainable Consumption & Production
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
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Summary:imageThere is an emerging recognition of the importance of consumption within the sustainability debate. The term ‘sustainable consumption’ has been coined to reflect this emphasis. The SDC is currently seeking to influence government policy on sustainable consumption. This document aims to provide a guide to the complexity of the sustainable consumption debate, an overview of the extensive literatures on consumer behaviour and lifestyle change, and an analysis of the policy opportunities suggested by these literatures.

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