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
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
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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