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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Organizations relating to Consumers

Association francophone des utilisateurs de la Classification Internationale des Soins Primaires / Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France
International B Conference Steering Committee / Nantes, France / Est. 1997
Association for Environmentally Friendly Carpets / Aachen, Germany / Est. 1990
Quest International Users Group / Lexington KY, USA / Est. 1995
Consumer Specialty Products Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1914
Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace / London, UK
International Federation of Standards Users / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1974
Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services / Gauteng, South Africa / Est. 1988
International Oracle Users Community / Redwood City CA, USA / Est. 1994
SAS Global Forum / Cary NC, USA / Est. 1976
Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association / Fuzhou, China / Est. 1995
International Consumer Support for Infertility Community / Silverwater, Australia / Est. 1999
European Sensory Network / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1989
International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network / Brussels, Belgium
Confederation of Unions of Workers in Commerce, Restaurants, Consumers\' Cooperatives and Various Forms of Business / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
International Association for Consumer Law / Pretoria, South Africa / Est. 1997
Association for the Advancement of Consumerism in the World / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1976
International Association of Users and Developers of Electronic Libraries and New Information Technologies / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1996
European Association of Cochlear Implant Users / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1995
European Consumer Centre, Bolzano / Bolzano, Italy
Euroconsumers / Est. 1990
International Customer Service Association / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1981
CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 2002
DIGITALEUROPE / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
Confederation of European Computer User Associations / Houilles, France / Est. 1978

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World Problems relating to Consumers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Dumping of consumer waste products
Unethical practices by employees
Decreasing consumer choice
Personal debt
Socio-economically inactive population
Unsafe design of consumer products
Insensitivity of transnational corporations to consumer needs
Excessive exposure to radiation from consumer goods and electronic devices
Misrepresentation of information to consumers
Consumer vulnerability
Unethical consumption practices
Return of purchases
Non-destructible containers and packaging

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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