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Representatives of large business and public organizations united in the Zero Waste League and discussed the problem of food waste at the first online conference in SKOLKOVOFriday, 10 July 2020
Moscow, July 10, 2020 — On July 10, the first online conference of the League of Responsible Consumption “Zero Waste” was held with the support of the Consumer Market Development Center. The main goal of the conference was to unite caring representatives of large manufacturing companies and representatives of retail, NGOs and the restaurant business to solve the global problem of food waste. All League participants are determined not only to change consumer habits and the attitude of modern business towards environmentally sustainable development, but also to create a number of initiatives that will help solve the problem of food and organic waste in Russia.
SKOLKOVO CMDC with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of the Environment of Finland held an online-conference “Finnish EPR System”Thursday, 02 July 2020
Moscow, July 2, 2020 — On July 2, 2020, the Consumer Market Development Center, with the support of the Ministry of the Environment of Finland and the Commission for Consumer Market Development of the Public Council under the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation, held the first event in a series of scheduled online conferences. As part of the discussion, international experience was studied in the field of implementation of the extended producer responsibility system (EPR) in Finland.
The article "Assessing illegal alcohol consumption based on Internet search queries"Monday, 01 June 2020
Moscow, June 1, 2020 — In the 3nd issue of the journal “Issues of Narcology”, an article was published by analyst of the Consumer Market Development Center Gridin Roman and Projects Head of Smart Regulation Elena Cho in collaboration with Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of informatics and system studies of the V. Serbsky National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology in Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry, Nemtsov A.V. "Estimating the consumption of illegal alcohol by inquiries on the Internet".
The Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO held the online conference “Consumer Market 2020: A Look into the Future”Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Moscow, May 20, 2020 — On May 20, 2020, the online conference “Consumer Market 2020: A Look into the Future” was held, at which the participants discussed new opportunities and barriers that are associated with the pandemic (COVID-19), as well as those challenges that the consumer market is ahead. The first part of the conference was devoted to the issues of regulating the consumer market during the crisis, changing demand and reducing consumption. The second part of the conference turned around the cases of manufacturers and retailers, their reactions to changes in the consumer market.
The Consumer Market Development Center presented a report at the online conference “Food industry in a crisis: is there a need for a change program?”Thursday, 14 May 2020
Moscow, May 14, 2020 — On May 14, 2020, the online conference “Food industry in a crisis situation: is there a need for a program of changes?” was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, the Center for Social Design «Platform» and the Consumer Market Development Center of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Within the framework of the conference, the director of the Consumer Market Development Center, Ilya Lomakin-Rumyantsev, presented an extended SWOT analysis of the food industry in Russia.
Russian retail trade: institutional differences of trading companies as a factor of industry dynamicsSaturday, 25 April 2020
Moscow, April 25, 2020 — In the 2nd issue of the Russian Economic Journal, an article was published by analyst of the Consumer Market Development Center Gridin Roman in collaboration with Doctor of Economics, Chief researcher at the Institute of Economic Forecasting of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Blokhin А.А. “Russian retail trade: institutional differences in trading companies as factor of industry dynamics".
The Consumer Market Development Center of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO signed a cooperation agreement with Rospotrebnadzor in the direction of joint research and educational projectsThursday, 14 November 2019
Moscow, November 14, 2019 — The agreement was signed by the director of the center Ilya Lomakin-Rumyantsev and the head doctor of the Center for Hygienic Education of the Population of Rospotrebnadzor Lyudmila Simkalova.
SKOLKOVO Consumer Market Development Center presented a report on the future of the consumer marketWednesday, 09 October 2019
Moscow, October 9, 2019 - SKOLKOVO Consumer Market Development Center presented the report on the topic "Consumer Market 2030. What will be the future?". This presentation was prepared as a part of experience exchange between the Center staff. The main emphasis in the report is on the description of the main consumer market trends which already significantly affect the behavior of consumers, retailers and producers.
Panel discussion "Self-regulation and the" regulatory guillotine "as factors for the development of the consumer market"Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Moscow, June 6, 2019 — “Self-regulation and the “regulatory guillotine” as factors for the development of the consumer market” is the topic of a panel discussion organized by the Consumer Market Development Center of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO as part of the Russian Retail Week - 2019.
Expert session "Export potential of the alcohol industry"Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Moscow, April 23, 2019 — As part of a series of expert discussions on the smart regulation of the consumer market in Russia, the Consumer Market Development Center of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO (Center) held the second session “The Export Potential of the Alcohol Industry”. The session was a continuation of the expert discussion on the topic of a healthy lifestyle and rational consumption held on April 9, 2019, where questions were raised about the need to develop and apply smart, systematic measures of legislative regulation of consumer behavior of Russians.
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