Future of Consumption

Majority of consumers willing to pay more for goods which use scarce natural resources - Ipsos survey

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A significant number of people are willing to pay more for better-labelled products, in order to save the planet. Image: Unsplash/Dollar Gill

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Majorities across the world support taxing and labelling products using scarce natural resources
71% of those asked believe that companies using scarce natural resources should be taxed. Image: Ipsos-World Economic Forum

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Global breakdown of opinion on green taxes
Willingness to pay for a green tax on the use of scarce resources, per country. Image: Ipsos-World Economic Forum

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The rise and rise of global economic and environmental indicators (1970 to 2017). Image: Scientists’ warning on affluence/Nature Communications


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