Ecological Footprint and sustainable Diet[Essay] by Claire Nativel


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2008/2009

Over the past few years, a responsible consumption movement has emerged: organic, local and seasonal consumption have become the new creeds for consumers who want to reduce their impact on the environment. But what do they choose between an organic non-local apple and a non-organic local apple? Do these consumer habits really help the environment? This essay tries to identify effective tools for sustainable consumption by using the ecological footprint indicator.

Quote article  Claire Nativel, « Ecological Footprint and sustainable Diet », 28 july 2009, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Essay]

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