Press Releases


2014

 

Thursday 31st July 2014 - CO-OP VOTED MOST ETHICAL COMPANY IN PAST 25 YEARS BY ETHICAL CONSUMER READERS

 

March 13th 2014 - NAMED: THE TOP ETHICAL PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS IN THE FRONTLINE AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

 

February 20th 2014 - WORLD'S FIRST FAIR TAX MARK LAUNCHED WITH PIONEER BUSINESSES AND BACKING OF MARGARET HODGE MP, CHAIR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE

 

January 28th 2014 - TEA IS A MAJOR WIN FOR ETHICAL SHOPPERS 

 

 

2013

 

December 17th 2013 - CHOOSING ETHICALLY SOURCED CHRISTMAS PUDS & MINCE PIES CAN HELP REDUCE THREATS TO RAINFORESTS

 

December 5th  2013 - ETHICAL CONSUMER'S TOP FIVE GIFTS TO HELP CUT THE ETHICAL COST OF CHRISTMAS

 

November 30th 2013  - MPs SUPPORT CALL FOR SHOPPERS TO BOYCOTT AMAZON THIS CHRISTMAS 

 

October 25th  2013 - DON'T PANIC AND STICK WITH THE CO-OP BANK SAYS SAVE OUR BANK

 

September 23rd 2013 - 'AMAZON WILL KILL OFF INDEPENDENT RECORD STORES WITHIN THREE YEARS' 

 

September 2nd 2013 - TOP SKINCARE COMPANIES SLAMMED FOR NOT CARING ABOUT RAINFORESTS

 

July 18th 2013  - DON'T TAKE A TAX AVOIDER ON HOLIDAY 

 

July 4th 2013 - DITCH THE BIG SIX ENERGY COMPANIES & SIGN UP FOR A GREENER ENERGY PROVIDER

 

July 1st 2013 - NEW BISCUIT SURVEY SHOWS PENGUINS ARE HELPING OUT GORILLAS

 

May 17th 2013 - HOW TO BUY BOOKS & E-READERS WITHOUT SUPPORTING AMAZON

 

March 27th 2013  - ETHICAL CONSUMER SURVEY REVEALS UNHEALTHY LEVELS OF SUGAR & SALT IN BRITISH BREAKFAST 

 

March 26th 2013  - CHOCOLATE LOVERS URGED TO HELP SAVE THE WORLD’S RAINFORESTS THIS EASTER

 

March 12th 2013 -  TOP RATE CASH ISAs ARE ALSO ETHICAL BEST BUYS  

 

February 2nd 2013 - UK INSURANCE INDUSTRY ACCUSED OF FUNDING CLIMATE CHANGE

 

 

 

 

2012

 
Thursday 25th October 2012 - ETHICAL CONSUMER CALLS ON SHOPPERS TO BUY ORGANIC MILK AND HELP BURY THE BADGER CULL

 

Friday 12th October 2012 - ETHICAL COSMETICS & TOILETRIES MAKE THE IDEAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT

 

Monday 25th June - Tax Justice - THE GREAT OLYMPIC TAX SWINDLE - NAMED: THE OLYMPIC PARTNER COMPANIES INVOLVED IN TAX HAVENS

 

Tuesday 24th April - Bananas buyers' guide - SUPERMARKETS SLAMMED FOR SELLING BANANAS TOO CHEAPLY

 

Friday 10th February - Banking report - 'UK BANKING: THE MOST UNETHICAL INDUSTRY IN BRITISH ECONOMY'

 

 

2011

 

Monday 17 October 2011 - oppressive regimes - IRAN, CHINA & BURMA TOP NEW LIST OF OPPRESSIVE REGIMES

 

Tuesday 16th September 2011 - Fashion - Why Stella's & Vivienne's Ethics Don't Measure Up

 

Monday 5th September 2011- Public services - PUBLIC SERVICE SELL-OFF COMPANIES INVOLVED IN TAX HAVENS

 

Thursday August 18 2011- Website launch - NEW WEBSITE LETS ETHICAL SHOPPING GET PERSONAL

 

Friday 15 July 2011 - heating - SOLAR HOT WATER SYSTEMS ARE BEST FOR RENEWABLE HOME-HEATING SAYS ETHICAL CONSUMER

 

Thursday 12 May - Furniture - ETHICAL CONSUMER CHALLENGE HABITAT, HEALS & LAURA ASHLEY: PROVE YOUR FURNITURE ISN'T KNOCK OFF

 

Friday 11th February - Coffee shops - STARBUCKS BOTTOM OF ETHICAL RATING DESPITE GOING FAIRTRADE

 

 

 

2010

 

17th Dec - Cut the environmental cost of Christmas and do your big shop at the Co-op or M&S, says Ethical Consumer

 

December 9th - Its boom time for ethical booze this Christmas says Ethical Consumer.

 

September 9th - REVEALED: The UK's most ethical solar panels

 

June 23rd - Outdoor gear companies are letting down the great outdoors says Ethical Consumer

 

May 21st - Save a turtle and don't buy tuna mayo sarinies from Boots, Gregges, Subway and Tesco say Ethical Consumer.

 

April 23rd - Ditch the eco-guilt over disposable nappies and make 1in4 nappy changes a reusable

 

April 14th - Slash your dog's carbon pawprint by cutting out meat says Ethical Consumer

 

February - Fair trade in Conflict Zones (as part of Fairtrade Fortnight)

 

 

 

2009

 

30th June High Street Brands linked to Tar Sands Climate Catastrophe – Ethical Consumer launches boycott campaign

25th February 19 companies score worse than Primark in new ethical ranking of clothes shops

 

2008

 

18th December M&S, Aldi and Co-op top table for animal testing policies

17th December Where to do your big Christmas food shop

August 29 Car Brands Rated

April Responsible Travel

 

2007

 

Dec  Top Ten Christmas Toys

June Ethics Loos out at Glastonbury - Nouvelle not the greenest choice

June - Ban the bulb! Ethical Consumer reports on energy efficient light bulbs
June - Black Gold movie launched in UK - Ethical Consumer rates fairtrade coffees
June - Whole Foods Market launches in the UK

 

2006

 

June - Buy to let
March - Colgate and Tom's of Maine toothpaste
March - L'Oreal and the Body Shop

 

2005

 

July/August - Climate Change Special Issue

May/June - Banks - Directors' Pay

2004

 

April/May - 15 years of Ethical Consumer

 

2002

 

December 2002/January - Sponsorship in schools
August/September - Local Authority Purchasing
June/July - Corporate Political Activity
June/July - Relaunching Ethical Consumer magazine

2001

 

December 2001/January 2002 - The Organic Movement
December 2001/January 2002 - Corporate Accountants
June/July - Boycott Bush!

April/May - Ethical Etailing
February/March - Corporate Lobby Groups

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