Consumers Stress Their Importance for Sustainable Growth in EU

Ljubljana, 28 September - More will have to be done in educating the consumers to achieve sustainable growth in the EU, the participants of a conference on sustainable consumption said in Ljubljana on Friday. The event is to play an important role in drafting an EU action plan for sustainable industry policy, including manufacture and consumption, said European Commission's Timo Makela.

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Jacqueline McGlade, the director of the European Environment Agency, at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Jacqueline McGlade, the director of the European Environment Agency, at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Environment Ministry State Secretary Mitja Bricelj at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Timo Makela of the European Commission's sustainable development and integration directorate at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Timo Makela of the European Commission's sustainable development and integration directorate at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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From left to right: Jacqueline McGlade, the director of the European Environment Agency, and Timo Makela of the European Commission's sustainable development and integration directorate and Environment Ministry State Secretary Mitja Bricelj at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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From left to right: Jacqueline McGlade, the director of the European Environment Agency, and Timo Makela of the European Commission's sustainable development and integration directorate and Environment Ministry State Secretary Mitja Bricelj at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jacqueline McGlade (left), the director of the European Environment Agency, and Timo Makela of the European Commission's sustainable development and integration directorate at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Jacqueline McGlade (left), the director of the European Environment Agency, and Timo Makela of the European Commission's sustainable development and integration directorate at a news conference on the sidelines of a conference on sustainable consumer policies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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