Journal of Consumer Policy

, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 161–174 | Cite as

Companies Promoting Sustainable Consumption of Employees

  • Viola MusterEmail author
Original Paper


Activities aimed at promoting sustainable consumption need to be introduced into everyday settings, as sustainable consumption behaviour needs to become part of daily living. Therefore it is worthwhile reflecting on social settings where consumption plays a minor role, but where people nonetheless learn and experience new attitudes and behaviours. The workplace is an important focal point of adults’ daily routines. This paper examines companies’ role in promoting sustainable consumption of their employees.


Workplace Sustainable consumption Employees Private life 



The author is grateful to two anonymous reviewers and the editors whose valuable comments have improved the paper substantially.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economic Education and Sustainable ConsumptionTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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