Ethical Consumer Conference 2014


 

Consumer Campaigning: Past, Present and Future
 

Ethical Consumer's 25th anniversary event.

 

Thanks to all those who attended the Ethical Consumer conference 2014.

We had a day of lively debates and speakers focusing on consumer campaigning for sustainability and social justice.

See below for audio and images from the day.

 

 

Celebrating the successes of the last 25 years 

 

 

 

Consumers’ Associations around the world:

Luke Upchurch, Consumers International 

 

 

The growth of Fairtrade:

Tim Aldred - Head of Policy & Research,  Fairtrade Foundation 

 

 

The anti-apartheid boycott of South Africa:

Christabel Gurney, ACTSA

 

 

The growth of the Ethical Consumer movement:

Rob Harrison - Ethical Consumer co-editor and Director  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

The big issues of our time

 


 

 

Environmental crisis, food and consumption:

Prof Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy at City University London's Centre for Food Policy 

 

 

Fast fashion and the disposable society:

Orsola De Castro, Fashion revolution and estethica 

 

 

BDS - Israel / Palestine: 

John Hilary, Executive Director of War on Want

 

Amazon: 

Emily Kenway, Founder of Amazon Anonymous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The future of consumer campaigning

 

 

 

The future of ethical finance:

Bruce Davis, Joint Managing Director of Abundance Generation 

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Campaigning tools of the future: 

Laura Townshend, 38 Degrees Director of Communications 

 

 

The future of the ethical market: 

Dr Joanna Long, Researcher at Ethical Consumer

 

 

The future of ethical business and campaigning: 

Miquel Ballester, Head of Product Strategy at Fairphone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discusssion groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Stall holders

 

 

Richard from the Fair Tax Mark, Henry from the The Co-operative Phone and Broadband and Lucy from the Social Enterprise Mark.

 

 

Images from Iona Wolff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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