The Center for Global Studies Policy Brief 6 is currently available through the IDEALS repository at the University of Illinois. The document entitled A Global Review of Sustainable Consumption Policies was written by Rebecca Gresh, a Ph.D. student in sociology and a participant in the campus Focal Point Group - Global Patters of Sustainable Consumption. Gresh reviews the development of consumption sustainability in advance of the next United Nations Earth Summit to be held in 2012. After reading the policy brief, you might find the following to be of interest as well.
Marrakech Process - Read about the global process to support sustainable consumption and production.
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