Conscious Consumption Quest

Unveiling the impact of global supply chains

The significance of consumption in the current sustainability challenges we face cannot be overstated. Regrettably, as consumers, we frequently overlook the impact of our actions. Nonetheless, it is vital for us to understand the consequences of our consumption patterns and buying behaviors, and recognise the potential for making more conscious choices.

Through this learning activity, students will develop an understanding of how their purchasing decisions contribute to the sustainability of products and the global supply chains they are derived from. This will lead to a heightened awareness among students regarding the complex intricacies of these supply chains and their impact on people and the planet.

Learning outcome

  • The student has increased awareness of the systemic complexity and impact of global supply chains