Sustainable Consumption: the Yang to Sustainable Procurement’s Yin?

The attached video is a summary of a recent EurActiv conference on sustainable consumption. That issue is, of course, connected to sustainable procurement. The link is more than just a simple connection, it is a symbiotic relationship – neither can reach its potential for efficiency and effectiveness without the other.

To put the debate in some context, EurActiv quote the WWF Living Planet report in 2008: at the present rate and nature of consumption, the human race will require the equivalent of two planets to sustain itself…

http://tinyurl.com/6wq49wh

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