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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Organizations relating to Consumers

Toy Manufacturers of Europe / Est. 1990
Association francophone des utilisateurs de la Classification Internationale des Soins Primaires
HOOD User Group
European Environmental Consumers Coordination
International B Conference Steering Committee / Est. 1997
International Committee on Consumers Unions / Est. 1981
Association for Environmentally Friendly Carpets / Est. 1990
Quest International Users Group / Est. 1995
Consumer Specialty Products Association / Est. 1914
Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace
International Federation of Standards Users / Est. 1974
Peter Goldman Fund / Est. 1988
Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services / Est. 1988
International Oracle Users Community / Est. 1994
International Nortel Networks Users Association / Est. 1980
SAS Global Forum / Est. 1976
Federación Subregional Andina de Consejos de Usuarios del Transporte Internacional de Carga / Est. 1988
Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association / Est. 1995
International Consumer Support for Infertility Community / Est. 1999
International Consumers for Civil Society
Consumenten Commissie voor Europa / Est. 1982
European Association of Users of Satellites in Training and Education Programmes / Est. 1989
European Sensory Network / Est. 1989
International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network
Consumer Interpol / Est. 1981

View all profiles (270 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Consumers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Personal debt
Overdependence on household appliances
Consumer vulnerability
Misrepresentation of information to consumers
Unethical consumption practices
Lack of incentive for users to care for community property
Excessive exposure to radiation from consumer goods and electronic devices
Decreasing consumer choice
Insensitivity of transnational corporations to consumer needs
Unethical practices by employees
Failure to apply polluter pays principle
Unsafe design of consumer products
Socio-economically inactive population
Proliferation of consumer products
Social isolation of computer users
Unsurveyed consumer needs
Dumping of consumer waste products
Incorporation of carcinogens into consumer goods
Biased regulators
Counterproductive eco-labelling
Limited consumer knowledge
Specious measures for environmental protection
Consumer boycott of foreign goods
Monopoly consumer services

Action Strategies relating to Consumers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Providing information on drinking water quality
Promoting digital literacy
Providing full cost accounting of consumer products
Restoring consumer confidence
Reducing amount of electronic scrap
Using environmental labelling
Encouraging green consumer movements
Using recycled materials
Training in community water resources management
Reducing amount of consumer waste
Transforming environmental information for different user groups
Providing local communities with environmental know-how
Producing non-food crops
Prosecuting privacy violations on the internet
Supporting joint ventures between producers and users of environmentally sound technology
Protecting consumer interests on the internet
Acquiring technological skills
Ensuring land users implement improved land use measures
Taxing disposable products
Providing consumer services
Increasing consumer awareness
Recycling consumer appliances
Using variable pricing for waste management at the consumer level
Reducing number of household consumer goods
Decreasing consumer choice

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