Ageing and responsible consumption


  • Alexandra ZBUCHEA National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
  • Loredana IVAN National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
  • Rares MOCANU National University of Political Studies and Public Administration


Multiple studies show that the contemporary society is increasingly more responsible and ask companies to prove responsible citizens, too. The current study aims to a better understanding of the role of age plans in responsible consumption attitudes and values. Investigating the literature in the field, including studies developed worldwide as well as on the Romanian market. The research documents that the younger adults are more responsible and greener than older persons. Nevertheless, the older the consumer, the more trustful in the personal impact of her/his consumption is. The older adults seem to be less inclined towards responsible buying. The available data also suggests that the age gap is closing, and older consumers tend to be increasingly more responsible.

Author Biography

Alexandra ZBUCHEA, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration

Vice-Dean, Faculty of Management, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)


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How to Cite

ZBUCHEA, A., IVAN, L., & MOCANU, R. (2021). Ageing and responsible consumption. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 9(4), 499–512. Retrieved from