Pro-Environmental Behavior of Consumers

  • Ganimete PODVORICA Faculty of Economics University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Kosovo
  • Fatos UKAJ Faculty of Economics University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Kosovo

Abstract

This paper reports the results of a survey on pro-environmental behaviour of consumers within the urban zones of Kosovo. The objective of the study is to explore consumers’ affordability to purchase environmentally friendly products based on the gender roles and investigates the correlation of the consumers who consider that such purchases contribute to the environmental protection including local participation at environmental movements regarding efficient energy use and water efficiency. Findings reveal that despite low-involvement of consumers to environmental movements on efficient energy use and water efficiency initiated by environmental non-governmental organizations, there remains a lack of empirical research on national institutional environmental initiatives to promote and motivate pro-environmental behavior of consumers and create informed citizenry. This research presents the opportunity for further exploration of dimensions regarding product related pro-environmental consumers’ behavior and motivation factors.

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Published
2019-05-06
How to Cite
PODVORICA, Ganimete; UKAJ, Fatos. Pro-Environmental Behavior of Consumers. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 1, p. 5-13, may 2019. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jemt/article/view/3181>. Date accessed: 27 may 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.14505//jemt.v10.1(33).01.