Peranan Green Marketing terhadap Consumer Behavior

Cen Lu, - (2014) Peranan Green Marketing terhadap Consumer Behavior. Jurnal Zenit, 3 (3). pp. 191-200. ISSN 2252-6749

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Nowadays, environment has become an actual issue in community, government, and business organizations. Environmental conditions are threatening the health and well-being of consumers globally. Consumers have to take the responsibility to support this movement. There are awareness and motivation of consumers to encourage changes in the markets in which companies begin to manufacture environmentally friendly products that are more economical. Environmental issues have made companies modify the way of doing business to compete in the market and force companies to adapt their strategic planning process in order to meet legal, social, and economic requirements associated with environmental friendly products. In many countries, there are conservation programs to preserve the existing environment. Besides, companies must be disciplined in marketing, developing green marketing ideas, and communicating environmental messages, including product packaging and promotional communications are associated with environmental safety. Hence, they make green culture as a concept of the company value with the aim to minimize the negative impacts on the environment. Green marketing is associated with ethical principles and values prevailing in society. Therefore, companies must be attentive to the heightened awareness of consumers to self-care, healthy lifestyle, and environment preservation. Consumer interests to improve the quality of the environment through the consumption of environmentally friendly products have risen significantly. Consumer behavior of consumers who use environmentally friendly product can be interpreted as consumer behavior in which individuals meet their needs, but do not ignore the needs of others in the long run. Media attention and consumer awareness of environmental issues are presently on the rise. Such consumer behavior makes companies change their business model in production methods that do not pollute the environment, yet create a more ethical and responsible marketing in developing environmentally friendly products and managing existing environmental problems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: green marketing, consumer behavior
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Maranatha
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2016 05:13
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 05:13

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