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Cosmetics, toiletries & laundry special report

Includes guides to make-up, shampoo, toothpaste & laundry detergent.

Plus: Is it time to get rid of the for-profit corporation?

Ethical Consumer magazine (March/April 2017, Issue 165) now in print and online.

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ECMR 2016

Ethical Markets Report

This annual report shows a steady growth across different ethical markets, everything from electric cars to buying sustainable fish.Read More

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Why Buy Fairtrade?

Fairtrade is one of the greatest successes of the ethical consumer movement. But what exactly is it and why is it so important?

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The Beauty Myth


The impact of the booming market for make-up is far from pretty says Simon Birch.