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Ethical Consumer 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 Can everyday actions challenge and even channel corporate power?

These were some of the questions we debated at our 2017 annual conference in Shoreditch, London, sponsored by Ecology Building Society.

On this page you can find video presentations from the day.

Keynote Speakers

How Ethical Consumer's work has challenged corporate power.
Rob Harrison - Ethical Consumer's co-founder

Ten things every corporate campaigner should know about driving change.
Hanna Thomas – Campaigns Director at SumOfUs UK

A big thanks to our sponsor, Ecology Building Society

Also thanks to all those who contributed to making the conference such an interesting and inspiring event, including:

  • Fair Tax Mark 
  • Stop Funding Hate  
  • Cred Jewellery
  • Women's Environmental Network 
  • Asset Consumerism
  • Ethical Hour
  • the Oddword
  • Global Justice Now
  • Ethex
  • the Journal of Consumer Ethics
  • Triodos Bank
  • Oiko Credit
  • WHEB Group
  • Investing Ethically
  • Shared Interest
  • Greenscents
  • Little Valley Brewery
  • Ragmans Farm


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