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The latest magazine includes guides to:

  • Mortgages
  • Ethical Pensions
  • Home Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Accounts for small businesses and charities

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Issue 187 (Nov/Dec 2020) now in print and online.

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  • Ethical Current Accounts
    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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    Finding the most ethical mortgage, with ethical and environmental ratings for 35 mortgage providers, and recommended Best Buys.  We also look at the bank and building society mortgages, green mortgages and the the Green Homes grant, Credit Unions Islamic mortgages and how COVID-19 has affected mortgages. 
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In this guide, we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 44 high street shops  We also look at the problem with fast fashion, workers' rights, shine a light on the ethics of Inditex and give our Best Buy recommendations. 

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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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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 22 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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In this product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 24 booksellers. We also look at our Amazon boycott, e-books, and Authors' royalties, as well as giving our recommended buys.

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Here at Ethical Consumer we believe in sharing the ethical Christmas spirit, providing information on everything from where to shop on the high street to individual products from Best Buy Label companies. Plus you can use our Alternatives to Amazon guides to ditch the online giant once and for all. 

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The perfect ethical Christmas gift Inspire someone with the gift of a year's subscription to Ethical Consumer. Give your friend or loved one a gift that will last all year long.

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Simple to use ethical shopping guides for more than 100 products and services. From baked beans to broadband, washing machines to wine, we've got it covered. 

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