Conference 2017


 

 Ethical Consumer Annual Conference 2017

 

 

 

 

 
 

Challenging Corporate power in a changing political landscape

 

Are corporations now ruling the planet? Do we need to get them out of politics or could some of them be allies in our renewed battle against the rise of racism, intolerance and climate denial?

 

Join Ethical Consumer and friends to explore how everyday actions are challenging and even channelling corporate power.

 

 

 

 

When: Friday 20th October - 9:30 registration opens - 5:30 drinks reception. 

Where: Amnesty International Resource Centre, 25 New Inn Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3EA

 

Highlights include:

> Rob Harrison, Ethical Consumer co-founder introduces this year's Ethical Markets report and talks about Ethical Consumer's work challenging corporate power.

> Hannah Thomas, Campaigns director at Sumofus.org on successful corporate campaigning

> Claire MacCarthy, General Secretary of the Co-operative Party on the changing political landscape

> Nick Dearden, Director at Global Justice Now, on corporate trade deals post Brexit.

> Paul Ellis, Chief Executive, Ecology Building Society

 

Plus

Twelve interactive workshops and contributions from Global Justice Now, Corporate Europe Observatory, the Fair Tax Mark, Positive News, Stop Funding Hate and more...

 

 

 

 

Topics we'll be covering throughout the day include:

  • Palm oil
  • the media and racism
  • how to engage the business community
  • environmental and social regeneration
  • consumption and gender
  • the end of the for profit corporation
  • and much more...

 

Ticket price includes vegetarian/vegan lunch and a drinks reception.

 

Subscriber discount
 

We are offering a 15% discount for Ethical Consumer subscribers. Log in to the subscriber area of the Ethical Consumer site for more details.

 

 

 

 

The full program for the day will be published nearer the time.

 

 

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