November 10, 2016

Proceedings Budapest (2016)

Sustainable Consumption and Social Justice in a Constrained World

SCORAI-Europe_Budapest-Workshop_Proceedings_2016.pdf (40 downloads)

 

Please cite this document as follows:

Lorek S., Vadovics E. (Ed.) (2016). Sustainable Consumption and Social Justice in a Constrained World. SCORAI Europe Workshop Proceedings, August 29-30, 2016, Budapest, Hungary. Sustainable Consumption Transitions Series, Issue 6.

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On 29-30 September, thirty international researchers and experts came together in Budapest to discuss emerging knowledge and strategies around the theme of sustainable consumption and social justice. In partnership with the Resource Cap Coalition and hosted by the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in Hungary, the workshop discussed how sustainable consumption can become attractive, as an equitable and empowering “new normal” that involves the good life for all in a constrained world. The conclusions were presented in a special session dedicated to sustainable consumption at the 5 th Degrowth Conference. The full conference proceedings, including discussant contributions On 29-30 September, thirty international researchers and experts came together in the vibrant city of Budapest to discuss emerging knowledge and strategies around the theme of sustainable consumption and social justice. In partnership with the Resource Cap Coalition and hosted by the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in Hungary, the workshop discussed how sustainable consumption can become attractive, as an equitable and empowering “new normal” that involves the good life for all in a constrained world. The conclusions were presented in a special session dedicated to sustainable consumption at the 5 th Degrowth Conference. The full conference proceedings, including discussant contributions can be downloaded above. The workshop participants pointed out that the framing and conditions for more sustainable consumption were seen as consisting not only of physical and technological, but also related to institutions, religion, education and social norms. The participants concluded with an exchange around these enabling conditions. There is a need to hear from other voices, outside of academia and across different cultures and contexts.

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