publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

A multi-country level analysis of the environmental attitudes and behaviours among young consumers

Arminda do Paço; Helena Alves; Chris Shiel; Walter Leal Filho;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2013
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Environmental issues have become more prominent internationally and are increasingly featured in discussion by governments, business and academics. This paper presents the results of a study which examines the concerns for environmental issues and purchase behaviours of a sample of 1173 young consumers in England, Germany, Portugal and Spain; countries which represent different realities in terms of economic development, social context and cultural issues. An analysis of the differences between the respondents from the four countries regarding concepts such as man-nature orientation, generativity, environmental concern, consumer perceived effectiveness, conserva...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, General Environmental Science, Water Science and Technology, Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes, Economics, Marketing, Cultural issues, Generativity, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Green marketing, Social environment
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