Consumer Perceptions of Environmental ‘Win-Wins’

Sustainable business strategies aligning economic performance with environmental outcomes typically reflect positively on organizations employing them. However, we demonstrate that people negatively react to the notion of a company profiting from sustainability initiatives. This negative response results from a psychological divide between relationships that are perceived as communally- versus market-oriented.



Citation:

Tamar Makov and George Newman (2018) ,"Consumer Perceptions of Environmental ‘Win-Wins’", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 177-182.

Authors

Tamar Makov, Yale University, USA
George Newman, Yale University, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46 | 2018



Share Proceeding

Featured papers

See More

Featured

Don’t Stop! Partitioning Increases Satiation to Food

Cammy Crolic, University of Oxford
Yang Yang, University of Florida, USA
Yangjie Gu, HEC Paris, France

Read More

Featured

L6. The Influence of Social Exclusion on Consumers’ Perceptions of and Responses to Consumer-Dense Retail Environments

Veronica Thomas, Towson University
Christina Saenger, Youngstown State University

Read More

Featured

E6. The Effect of Crowding Perception on Helping Behavior ——Is Squeeze Warmer than Isolation?

Qingqing Guo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Read More

Engage with Us

Becoming an Association for Consumer Research member is simple. Membership in ACR is relatively inexpensive, but brings significant benefits to its members.