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Mistra Sustainable Consumption

Published: 7 October 2020

Researchers: Prof. Simon Matti (Political Science, LTU), Royal Institute of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Lund University, University of Gothenburg, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Financier: Mistra, 2019-2022

The goals of the programme are to: * explore, test and contribute to enabling solutions and strategies for sustainable consumption practices, * contribute to international research and development of sustainable consumption practices, * engage in and initiate forums for dialogue and testing of solutions with societal stakeholders.

The scientific contribution of this programme will be in-depth knowledge on how and under what conditions sustainable niche practices can become more mainstream and how the transition to sustainable consumption practices can be accelerated. The programme will explore both of strategies that have been identified in the literature as key to enabling sustainable consumption: (a) the sharing of goods and services; (b) the downsizing of goods and services by consuming less; and (c) the shifting towards more resource-efficient products and services.

Simon Matti

Simon Matti, Professor and Head of Subject

Phone: +46 (0)920 492332
Organisation: Political Science, Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts