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Quality of life and environmentally responsible behavior in energy sector

Vol. 7, No 3, 2014

  

 

Dmytro Makarenko

Dalia Streimikiene

Mykolas Romeris University Lithuania

  daliastreimikiene@mruni.eu

 

  marketing_ukraine@hotmail.com

Quality of life and environmentally responsible behavior in energy sector

 



ABSTRACT.  The quality of life is very complex concept however one of the most important issues is environmental quality. There is close relationship between a quality of life and environmentally responsible behavior. The environmentally responsible behaviour has positive impact on quality of life in terms of increased environmental quality. Resource saving and sustainable consumption reduces environmental burden of human activities. The sustainable consumption also allows increasing quality of life in terms of resource savings. The paper presents the concept of quality of life in terms of environmentally responsible behavior in energy sector and provides the results of empirical study dealing with environmental responsible behavior in Lithuania. 

 

Received: June, 2014

1st Revision: September, 2014

Accepted: October, 2014

DOI: 10.14254/2071-8330.2014/7-3/17

JEL Classification: I31, I38, Q2; Q4; Q5

Keywordsquality of life, environmentally responsible behavior, sustainable energy consumption, renewable energy resources, energy saving.