CBSM and Sustainable Food / Food Security

kreesta doucette winnipeg June 03, 2011 12:16 PM
We are working on developing a strategy to engage a few key audiences in more sustainable food choices around reducing food waste, local food, and fair food. Does anyone have e…

Successful Campaigns to Decrease Food Waste in a School Cafeteria

Tina Randall Forest Grove May 02, 2011 03:11 PM
Hello I am designing a step-by-step model to reduce the large amounts of food people take and waste at a university cafeteria. I am using the model laid out in the Fostering Susta…

How to Market Handwashing

Mathew Shumaker Prince George February 01, 2011 05:08 PM
One of our Primary Health Care Developers forwarded this YouTube clip on marketing handwashing. I thought it was pretty relevant to getting both the young and old to buy in to a b…

What's the Catch? Reducing Consumption of Contaminated Fish Among Anglers

Jonick, T., Anderson, E. L., Lin, S., Bruni, C. M., Schultz, P., Groner, S., et al. (2010). What's the Catch? Reducing Consumption of Contaminated Fish Among Anglers. Social Marketing Quarterly, 16(1), 32-51.
In Southern California, white croaker caught within proximity to the Palos Verdes Shelf Superfund Site have been found to be contaminated with such high levels of dichloro-dipheny…

Human Values and the Emergence of a Sustainable Consumption Pattern: A Panel Study

Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2002). Human values and the emergence of a sustainable consumption pattern: A panel study. Journal of Economic Psychology, 23(5), 605-630.
In this study, data from a random sample of Danish consumers are used to test the hypothesis that the emergence of a sustainable consumption pattern is influenced by individual va…
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Spillover of Environment-Friendly Consumer Behaviour

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Investigated whether environmental-friendly behaviors spread to more and more areas of the consumption pattern in a virtuous circle and whether it is a necessary prerequisite for …

A Cognitive Dissonance Interpretation of Consistencies and Inconsistencies in Environmentally Responsible Behavior

Thogersen, J. (2004). A cognitive dissonance interpretation of consistencies and inconsistencies in environmentally responsible behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 24(1), 93-103.
The issue of consistency and inconsistency in environmentally responsible behavior (ERB), as reflected in the correlations between different ERBs, is discussed in the light of soc…

Are Psychological and Ecological Well-Being Compatible? The Role of Values, Mindfulness, and Lifestyle

Brown, K., & Kasser, T. (2005). Are psychological and ecological well-being compatible? The role of values, mindfulness, and lifestyle. Social Indicators Research, 74(2), 349-368.
Happiness and ecological well-being are often portrayed as conflictual pursuits, but they may actually be complementary. In samples of adolescents (Study 1) and adults (Study 2), …

Media Attention and the Market for 'Green' Consumer Products.

Thogersen, J. (2006). Media Attention and the Market for 'Green' Consumer Products. Business Strategy and the Environment, 15(3), 145-156.
There are signs that a general 'counter-attack' is now being orchestrated against the 'greens'. This paper surveys the evidence regarding an 'issue-attention' cycle in environment…

To What Degree are Environmentally Beneficial Choices Reflective of a General Conservation Stance?

Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2006). To What Degree are Environmentally Beneficial Choices Reflective of a General Conservation Stance?. Environment and Behavior, 38(4), 550-569.
Whether or not different environmentally beneficial choices have common motivational causes are discussed in the framework of partial correlation analysis with structural equation…

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