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Shopping the sustainable way

We all have to buy things to survive, but you can buy in a way that pollutes less and does less harm to people around the world without hurting your wallet.

Our Guide to Ethical Shopping 2012 and Guide to Fair Trade 2013 outline some of the ways that you can make a difference through your purchases – as well as listing some of the brilliant ethical alternatives where you can by them.


Blue & Green Marbles

Most Popular Reports 2015

There were five reports published in 2015, but these are the top ten most read in 2015. Some old favourites from the back catalogue and the new reports appear in the top ten in...

Global Goals for Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development Goals

On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Development Agenda titled ‘Transforming our world’. In it world leaders have committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve three extraordinary...



Why are VPNs banned in China?

In early 2015, a number of providers of virtual private networks (VPNs) announced that updates to China’s state firewall had made it difficult or impossible for people to use their services in the country....


Taking the Green Approach to Fishing

Fishing as a sport or source of food isn’t as bad for the environment as some people assume. In fact, it can have a positive effect in terms of population control and small advances...


Business by Tuncay via flickr

30th Anniversary for Institute of Business Ethics

The Institute of Business Ethics has celebrated its 30th Anniversary by publishing a survey on how trust in business can be regained The IBE publishes today a survey showing that companies are perceived by...

electricity by acid pix via flickr

13 Million Brits Are Unware of Increasing Energy Bills

13.6 million British households did not change energy supplier last year, missing out on savings. Figures from OFGEM show that savings of around £300 this year are achievable just by switching, but a new...