12 THE CONSUMER IN SOCIETY François Jégou François Jégou (d.o.b. 1965) holds a master’s degree from the Ecole Nation – ale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, in Paris.
Consumption practices are important for a sustainable development in terms of adaptations as well as active responsibilities. This is increasingly addressed in policies on environmental sustainability, most often in the form of product labelling.
Transition to sustainable lifestyles and circular economy Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyles In the EU FP7 GLAMURS project, we explored main obstacles and prospects for transitions to sustainable lifestyles and a green economy in Europe.
Marthe Hårvik Austgulen is a political scientist currently working at the Centre for Welfare and Labour Research, Oslo Metropolitan University. Marthe’s research focusses on consumer policy
study of sustainable consumption in Norway the main focus is on the motivational aspects of the “ecological modernization” of household consumption. 2 In an “earth citizen perspective” the right actions as a member of the global household depends on one’s perception of the household and its members.
Using the literature on consumption of beef and cars as indicators of consumption patterns and sustainability, the paper shows that the consumption style of the Americas is less sustainable than the traditional consumption patterns in North East Asia.
facilitating sustainable consumption; economic ramifications of varying consumption enough to make it with a full third-pound of 100-percent Angus beef, they had the audacity to use a issue has received little formal political acknowledgement in the United States” .
This statistic displays the annual per capita consumption of beef in Norway in selected years from 2008 to 2016. In 2016, Norwegians consumed on average 14.8 kilograms of beef per person.
Sustainability and the Political Economy of Welfare raises the issue of what is required to make welfare societies ecologically sustainable. Consisting of three parts, this book regards the current financial, economic and political crisis in welfare state institutions and addresses methodological, theoretical and wider conceptual issues in integrating sustainability.
Warde, A 2015, Social science, political economy and sustainable consumption. in P Strandbakken & J Gronow (eds), The Consumer in Society: a tribute to Eivind Stø. Abstrakt Forlag AS, Oslo, Norway…
Norwegian beef production is declining2, which has led to Norway becoming one of the largest importers of beef in the EU. In 2011, 10 percent of the Norwegian beef market was imported beef, and it is predicted to increase further (SLF 2012). In other words, both imports of beef and food crops for concentrated feed are increasing.