Monday, 24 September 2012

The Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) is organizing an international conference "The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints" to be held on June 12-14, 2013, at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. 
The conference seeks:
  • To improve understanding of the complex driving forces underlying prevalent consumerist lifestyles in the wealthy parts of the globe.
  • To generate insights about fostering a necessary transition toward alternative ways of pursuing individual and societal well-being in a technological society cognizant of ecological limits.
  • To build on recent developments to establish a vibrant global research community focused on sustainable consumption.
Deadline for abstract submissions is October 1, 2012.

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