Unilever aims for a cleaner planet (R. Brown)

Author Rachel Brown Keywords Environmental impact; Environmental policy; Manufacturing; Multinational companies; Product development; Washing facilities Abstract Considers the global manufacturer Unilever’s Cleaner Planet Plan, which aims to reduce the environmental impact of laundry through the design of innovative products, their efficient manufacture, and the motivation of consumers to wash clothes with lower water and energy […]

Consumer preferences and the national treatment principle … environmental regulations … (E.B. Lydgate)

Author Emily Barrett Lydgate Keywords Environment;Biofuels; Consumers; Environmental protection; International trade; Sustainability Abstract Considers, with reference to disputes involving the national treatment principle under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 art. III , whether consumer preferences for environmentally friendly products should justify emerging regulations. Citation (2011) 10(2) World Trade Review 165-188 Paper Consumer […]

The New Consumers: The Influence of Affluence on the Environment (N. Myers and J. Kent)

Author(s) Norman Myers and Jennifer Kent Keywords Consumers, Consumption, Environmental impact Abstract The New Consumers: The Influence of Affluence on the Environment by Norman Myers and Jennifer Kent While overconsumption by the developed world’s roughly one billion inhabitants is an abiding problem, another one billion increasingly affluent “new consumers” in developing countries will place additional […]