Online Workshop Session: Spill-over effects of sustainable behaviour

Part of a series of online workshops by SDSN Switzerland and NRP 73 ‘Sustainable economy'

25.06.2020 | 16:00 – 18:00 | online via ZOOM

Consumption patterns, limited budgets and motivation in consumers 

Consumption patterns of individuals are key in the transition towards a sustainable economy. The NRP 73 research project from Prof. Dr. Renate Schubert Sustainable Consumer Behaviour assesses if consumers who are motivated to use a particular natural resource in a sustainable way also use other natural resources more sustainably or whether there are negative side effects due to a limited budget of environmental friendliness of consumer behaviours.

Objectives of the workshop

  • Presentation of research findings

  • Discussion of the implications of the research findings for property owners

  • Exploring the role of behavioural interventions for the transitions to a sustainable economy bearing in mind potential spill-over effects.

  • Formulate three calls to action and address them to specific stakeholders


15:45 | Participants join the online workshop

16:00 | Introduction by the facilitator

16:05 | Breaking the ice

16:15 | Input by the session leaders to set the scene

16:30 | Discussion in breakout rooms. Participants are invited to formulate two calls to action based on the research findings.

17:30 | Fishbowl discussion with the session leaders, experts and participants to validate and prioritize the calls to action and discuss how stakeholders can implement them.

18:00 | End of the session

Registration via ZOOM

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Session leaders & Experts

Session leader: 

  • Prof. Dr. Renate Schubert, Chair of Economics, Department of Humanities, Social and Political Science, ETH Zürich


  • Francesca Boucard, Senior Economist Real Estate bei Swiss Life Asset Managers

Further experts to be confirmed

Co- Organizer


SDSN Switzerland
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