Sweden’s largest research program on sustainable consumption

A research program that aims to stimulate a transition to more sustainable consumption in Sweden. The goal is to contribute to change through increased knowledge of how sustainable consumption that is currently practiced by a few can be scaled up and become more common. The focus is on the areas of food, holidays and home decor.

The program has been going since 2018 and has now gone into its second phase which is 2022-2025.

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Call for abstracts for big conference about sustainable consumption

SCORAI Europe Conference 2025 will bring together 400-500 researchers and practitioners concerned with sustainable consumption to make progress on mainstreaming sustainable consumption.  This conference focuses on the challenges, strategies, and successes of...

Webinar: Relational approaches to power in sustainability transitions

Watch a webinar by Helene Ahlborg, Associate Professor at Chalmers in a series of webinars about consumption and power.  Encompassing systemic change of societies involve the destablisation and reproduction of power hierarchies in struggles over influence and control....

French fashion companies resist fast fashion – embracing “sufficiency”

Long-term sustainability, quality, and fairness are the guiding principles for French "slow fashion" companies developing their business models on the concept of "sufficiency." – These companies focus on consumers' actual needs, in contrast to fast fashion companies...

Some of our research results