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Organizations relating to Consumers

Fédération internationale pour la sécurité des usagers de l'électricité / Paris, France / Est. 2002
Association for Environmentally Friendly Carpets / Aachen, Germany / Est. 1990
International Federation of Standards Users / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1974
Confederation of European Computer User Associations / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1978
GCC Standardization Organization / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 2001
Society for Consumer Affairs Professionals in Europe / Symington, UK
European Beer Consumers Union / St Albans, UK / Est. 1990
Efficient Consumer Response Asia Pacific / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1999
Federación de Usuarios de Interent de latinoamerica y Caribe / Buenos Aires, Argentina
International B Conference Steering Committee / Nantes, France / Est. 1997
Quest International Users Group / Lexington KY, USA / Est. 1995
International Oracle Users Community / Redwood City CA, USA / Est. 1994
CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 2002
Committee of Senior Officials of the Nordic Countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the Field of Food Issues / Est. 1980
Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1969
European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research / Neubiberg, Germany / Est. 1991
European Consumer Consultative Group / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2003
Viking NonStop User Group / Stockholm, Sweden
Association francophone des utilisateurs de Linux et des logiciels libres / Paris, France
International Blaise Users Group / Ann Arbor MI, USA / Est. 1992
International Users Group of ISPO-certified organizations / Rotterdam, Netherlands
Higher Education User Group / Est. 1997
ASEAN Committee on Consumer Protection / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 2007
European Kansei Group / Zaventem, Belgium / Est. 2014
Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace
European Sensory Network / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1989
European Research into Consumer Affairs / Bicester, UK / Est. 1973
International Group of Ex Libris Users / Siena, Italy / Est. 2006
International Consumer Research and Testing / London, UK / Est. 1990
European Network of ex- Users and Survivors of Psychiatry / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1991
CAN in Automation / Nürburg, Germany / Est. 1992
European Road Profile Users' Group / Est. 2012
Efficient Consumer Response Australasia / Kingston ACT, Australia / Est. 1999
Max Havelaar Foundation / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1988
Strategic Account Management Association / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1964
Consumers for World Trade / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1978
International Avaya Users Group / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 2010
Universal Union for Consumer Protection and Civil Abuse / Buea, Cameroon / Est. 2003
Alliance for Consumer Fire Safety in Europe / Est. 1998
European Patients Empowerment for Customised Solutions / Maastricht, Netherlands / Est. 2007
European Union of Production and Wholesale Centres of Consumers' Cooperative Societies
International Association of Sylviculturists and Users of Forest and Wood Products / Est. 1950
European Federation of Associations of Open Systems Users / Svaneke, Denmark
Association of Users and Distributors of AgroChemicals in Europe / Monferran Savès, France / Est. 1997
NAF International / Est. 1918
European Council of Telecommunications Users' Associations / Overath, Germany / Est. 1986
Caribbean Consumers' Association / Est. 1969
European Association for Study and Reflection on Consumer Problems
European Federation of Natural Medicine Users
International Consumer Product Safety Caucus

View all profiles (279 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

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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