Problem

Unethical consumption practices


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Irresponsible consumers
Corruption in the consumer sector
Illegal use of products
Fraudulent consumers
Illegal activities of consumer organizations
Abuse of consumer rights
Poor consumption practices
Incidence:

Statistics from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP, reported to Rio+5 conference in 1997, are that less than a quarter of the world's population consumes three-quarters of its raw materials and produces 75 percent of all solid waste. A child born in the United States will have 30 times more impact on the Earth's environment during his or her lifetime than a child born in India.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
09.04.2019 – 14:17 CEST