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World Consumer Rights Day 2023

Each 15 March the consumer movement unites to highlight a pressing issue facing consumers globally.

This year, the Membership of Consumers International - 200 consumer groups in 100 countries - selected Empowering Consumers Through Clean Energy Transitions as our global theme. 

World leaders focused on securing a just transition in the energy sector at COP27 in Egypt. In support of this we are delighted to announce our WCRD 2023 theme will be: Empowering Consumers Through Clean Energy Transitions. Amidst the greatest cost-of-living crisis in a generation and as the energy world drastically responds to supply and climate issues, we have a core role to play in delivering a just transition for consumers.  

We will build on the success of our campaign this year where 90+ Members carried out diverse campaigns to promote Fair Digital Finance, sharing our message with millions of consumers worldwide. We also brought together over 600 business, government, regulator and consumer advocacy participants at our Fair Digital Finance Forum - the largest ever consumer focussed dialogue on the issue.

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Cost-of-living crisis

Consumers International is addressing the root causes of the food and energy crises. 

The soaring cost of food and energy is affecting people across the world, pushing 71 million in developing countries into poverty. As we face the worst cost-of-living crisis in a generation, Consumers International brings its experience and that of its Members to help. Our global programmes on food, energy and finance address the root causes of the crisis.  

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Consumers in crisis: an action agenda for future food systems

Consumers International released the report ‘Consumers in crisis: an action agenda for future food systems’, which explains why the global food crisis must be a key focus of this conversation. We cannot tackle climate crisis without transforming our broken food systems, and we cannot deliver food systems transformation without addressing the dire situation facing consumers worldwide.

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