Exploring consumers’ readiness to be green in an emerging market

Denni Arli, Lay Peng Tan, Fandy Tjiptono, Lin Yang

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Abstract

Consumers’ awareness of green products has increased in the last few years but studies shows that demands of green products have been stagnant. Thus, the purpose of this study is: (1) to examine consumers’ green perceptions and readiness to be green across different demographics profiles (i.e. age, gender, and religion), (2) to explore how consumers’ green perceptions influence their readiness to be green and subsequently, how readiness to be green impact consumers’ purchase intention of green products. A total of 710 survey responses were collected in three universities, two major shopping malls and several housing areas in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The findings reveal that consumers’ green perceptions shape their perception of how ready they are to be green but gender, age and religion also influence their green perceptions. The study provides further insights into the discrepancy between professed positive attitudes towards the environment and the slow uptake of green behaviour.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalANZMAC 2015 : Innovation and growth strategies in marketing : conference proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventAustralian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference (2015) - Sydney
Duration: 30 Nov 20152 Dec 2015

Keywords

  • consumer green perceptions
  • readiness to be green

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