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Sustainable consumption means making more-conscious choices and in some cases buying less – and fundamentally keeping the social and ecological aspects of products and services in view. As a topic it is again gaining momentum in political circles: since 2016 the German Sustainable Development Strategy has for the first time included an indicator-linked goal for sustainable consumption. Sustainable consumption does not just concern private households. Public-sector procurement practice can also be an important amplifier and can help change the market.