Lifecycle approaches to sustainable consumption -- workshop
On 22 November, the National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, Japan) and The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) will hold a joint workshop on life-cycle approaches to advance sustainable consumption, in co-operation with UNEP's Sustainable Consumption programme.
More information is available at http://www.iiasa.ac.at/~hertwich/
The aim of this workshop is to explore and develop life cycle approaches to sustainable consumption. The workshop will address sustainable products and product choice, as well as sustainable household consumption patterns. The focus will be on operational approaches designed to help the consumer chose sustainable alternatives and on research related to the attractiveness and acceptability of these alternatives. It will consider policy measures.
1) Definition of "Sustainable consumption"
2) Sustainable Products and Product Service Systems
3) Consumption patterns: sustainable households and communities
4) Measuring the environmental burden of household consumption
5) Consumer acceptance of sustainable products and consumption patterns
6) Indices for tracking progress towards Sustainable Consumption
If you are interested in presenting a paper or poster at the workshop, please send an abstract or extended abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Deadline: 14 October. Decisions about acceptance will be made by 18 October.
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