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The latest magazine includes guides to:

  • Ethical Clothing
  • High Street Clothing

Plus:

  • the carbon impact of clothing
  • which fabrics are the most sustainable
  • buying second-hand and upcycling

Features on:

  • the carbon ranking of jeans companies
  • advertisers boycott GB News
  • solidarity with Myanmar

Issue 192 (Sept/Oct 2021) now in print and online.

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  • image: ethical cloth colourful dye fabrics in a row
    Which are the real ethical clothing brands? Ethical ratings for 28 UK ethical clothes brands, with Best Buy recommendations. See how brands rate on key areas including use of sustainable fabrics, climate impact, fair wages and working conditions, animal rights, and supply chain transparency. We look at their range of clothing and at the innovators that are going beyond fairtrade and organic.
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  • Image: Shop floor on ethical clothing guide
    In this guide, we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 44 high-street brands We also look at the problem with fast-fashion, workers' rights, shine a light on the ethics of Boohoo and Shein, and give some recommended buys.
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In this guide, we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 44 high-street brands We also look at the problem with fast-fashion, workers' rights, shine a light on the ethics of Boohoo and Shein, and give some recommended buys.

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Is there an ethical bank? Rating the ethical and environmental record of 32 UK current accounts, with recommended buys.  We also look at app-based banking, which banks own which brands, fossil fuel investments, tax avoidance, and how to switch accounts.

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We investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 20 electricity and gas suppliers. We look at the fuels that generate a supplier's electricity, green tariffs, renewable generation, biogas and 'vegan' energy, smart meters, energy prices and fuel poverty, UK renewables targets and give our recommended buys.

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In this Ethical Consumer shopping guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 22 ethical online shops and retailers. We also look at product ranges, the growth of the ethical shopping market, and ask whether it is ethical to shop online?

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In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 23 supermarkets. We also look at an A-Z of policies from palm oil to cocoa production, shine a spotlight on the ethics of Unicorn wholefood grocery in Manchester and give our recommended buys. 

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Corporate tax abuse continues to make headline news with more and more companies outed as tax avoiders. This section aims to help consumers find out more and campaign on the issue.

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Consumers increasingly want to avoid palm oil where possible, but it's a tricky task as it's used in so many products - more than 50% of packaged supermarket products from margarine and oven chips to soaps and detergents.

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For the second year running, Ethical Consumer Magazine is hosting Ethical Consumer Week; this year exploring the theme 'Closing the Climate Gap'. The event is pay-as-you-feel will take place online between Saturday 16th - Friday 22nd October. Tickets are available below and on Eventbrite.

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