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Jacob
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Re: 71% of consumers .....
Jacob   10/27/2014 4:01:53 AM
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"Jacob, I added a chart here below, if you want to have a look at it. I don't know how they came up with 71%, but that is what they claim. -Susan"

Susan, thanks for the info and updates.

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Susan Fourtané   10/23/2014 1:04:37 AM
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Jacob, I added a chart here below, if you want to have a look at it. I don't know how they came up with 71%, but that is what they claim. -Susan

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Susan Fourtané   10/23/2014 12:55:58 AM
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Hailey, Yes, interpretation also has to be considered. Maybe a report on sales would be a better alternative to a survey in terms of accuracy. -Susan

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Susan Fourtané   10/23/2014 12:53:09 AM
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Hailey, I believe this is something that evolves overtime, too. The problem is that evolves at a slow pace. Another good point that you mentioned below is that some people may consider the environment, but in practice, that doesn't translate in real action. Or, not enough. -Susan

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   10/22/2014 6:56:43 PM
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@Susan, you make a good point. And of course interpretation adds another layer of complexity.

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   10/22/2014 6:55:52 PM
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@Susan, thanks for the chart. I bet this is (and I sincerly hope) that this is also something that evolves over time. It looks like a third regularly think about environmental impact...maybe next year it will be half.

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Susan Fourtané   10/22/2014 9:09:13 AM
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Hailey, 

And it's this: A company's honesty on green issues is also an important factor for consumers: some 69 percent say it's OK if a company is not environmentally perfect as long as it is honest, but 78 percent say they will boycott a product if they discover an environmental claim to be misleading. http://www.environmentalleader.com/2013/04/03/71-of-consumers-think-green-when-purchasing/#ixzz3GsXwUOVm

-Susan

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Susan Fourtané   10/22/2014 9:05:09 AM
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Hailey, 

Also, let's not forget that surveys are not really a determinant of how things really are. Many people tend to answer to surveys in a way that looks good, not necessarily always to with their reality. 

-Susan

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Susan Fourtané   10/22/2014 9:00:13 AM
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Nemos, 

I thought about this, too. That's what the report says and I believe it also varies from country to country, and other things also influence in the purchasing decisions. -Susan



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Jacob   10/22/2014 6:14:37 AM
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"it is very nice to read this but allow me to be a bit sceptical about it, because I have not seen it on the market, the leading criteria for most of the people while they are shopping is the cost factor."

Nemos, I am agreeing with you because cost, functionality, features etc are the filtering categories than ecco factor.

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