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

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
09.09.2021 – 19:19 CEST