Consultancy

We provide insight, ideas and expertise on a broad range of ethical issues in consumer markets.

Our research and analysis helps organisations understand, reach and campaign with their stakeholders to make meaningful interventions into consumer markets to drive positive social and environmental change.

Why work with us?

Our member-led, independent co-operative has over 25 years experience of offering flexible and creative solutions to businesses and NGO's, specialising in consumer engagement and best practice in ethical markets.

We provide advice on what corporate responsibility and consumer campaigning look like from the cutting edge of ethical consumerism, offering unrivalled insight into ethical markets.

This work can help organisations manage risk, get ahead of the curve on sustainability issues and work with consumers to have real impact.

As the publishers of the annual Ethical Consumer Markets Report and a consumer-facing magazine, Ethical Consumer, we hold a unique position for researching and analysing ethical markets, ethical consumption trends and corporate behaviour.

 

What we offer

Our highly qualified and dedicated researchers offer bespoke solutions at competitive rates in a number of key areas.

Ethical Consumer Research & Consultancy Services

With over 25 years experience of offering flexible and creative solutions to businesses and NGOs, our research team can help your organisation to manage risk, get ahead of the curve on sustainability issues, and work with consumers to have real impact.

We provide consultancy across the full breadth of ethical consumption concerns:

•    Supply chain audits and partner screenings to help you to minimise organisational risks.
•    Develop and improve ethical policies, to codify and demonstrate your values.
•    Provide research, analysis and advice on consumer markets to understand, reach and campaign with stakeholders to make meaningful interventions and drive positive social and environmental change.

As both a research organisation and publishers of the annual Ethical Consumer UK Markets Report and a consumer-facing magazine, we hold a unique position for researching and analysing ethical markets, ethical consumption trends and corporate behaviour.

We can show you what corporate responsibility and consumer campaigning look like from the cutting edge of ethical consumption, providing an unrivalled insight and expertise of best practice in ethical markets and engagement with consumers.

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Company Screenings

Our quick and cost effective screenings service helps you to ensure that partners, suppliers, sponsors or potential investments will not pose a reputational risk or clash with your own ethics, values and mission.

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Corporate Research Database

Easily search the ethical and environmental records of suppliers, sponsors, contractors and competitors with access to Ethical Consumer's unique corporate database.

In-depth, independent analysis of corporate ethical policies, reporting and performance across 18 social, environmental and animal welfare categories.

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Policy development

Work with us to enhance your existing ethical and environmental policies or create new ones from the ground up. We can help you create robust policies that reflect your company’s values and demonstrate how you’re putting those values into practice.

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Event Co-ordination

We have over a decade’s experience running inspirational events, both our own and events for clients. We understand the challenges of creating an engaging event that also puts ethics and sustainability into practice.

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Ethical Markets Research

Critically engaged, in-depth research is at the heart of what we do. Our team of experienced and highly trained researchers can help you get the information you need to achieve your aims.

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Partnerships

We work in collaboration with organisations (both in public and behind the scenes) to help them understand, reach and campaign with their stakeholders to make meaningful interventions into consumer markets and drive positive social and environmental change.

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Stakeholder Engagement

We can help you engage with your customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders in a variety of ways to suit your needs.

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Supply Chain Analysis

We offer independent, critically engaged advice on working with your suppliers to help drive compliance with your policies and to meet your ethical goals.

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To find out how we can help your organisation or business, call Alex Crumbie or Clare Carlile on 0161 226 2929, or email consultancy@ethicalconsumer.org