20th Birthday

 

Ethical Consumer started from a Manchester council flat in 1989, as a magazine for citizen activists like ourselves; a few thousand people campaigning on ethical issues, boycotting products and looking for ethical alternatives.

Twenty years on, ethical consumerism has exploded into the mainstream, and we're still going strong. Here we remember our first 20 years, take a look at what the future holds, and ask some public figures for their best and worst ethical products.

20th Birthday Feature

Ethical Consumer magazine

Love this, ban that!

What's on Boris' Christmas list? As part of our birthday celebrations, we asked 20 of the UK’s leading politicians and campaigners for their favourite and most hated products of the last 20 years. See their answers here.

 

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20th Birthday Feature

Ethical Consumer magazine

Our story

From three people in a Manchester council flat to the UK's leading alternative consumer organisation, take a look back at the first 20 years of ECRA. And what the next 20 years might have in store.

 

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20th Birthday Feature

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From the margins to the mainstream

Who are ethical consumers? How did the market grow? Can ethical consumerism save the world? Editor-in-chief Rob Harrison looks at the ethical consumer market.

 

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