This includes information on the:
- ethical food
- travel & transport
- personal products, and
- community sectors.
We include key figures on growth, and provide forecasts for the future of ethical spending in the UK based on attitudinal survey data. The 2022 Ethical Markets Report is available along with all previous editions. The research, sponsored by Co-op Food, was conducted during 2022.
Overview of current ethical markets in the UK
Our latest Ethical Markets Report shows that ethical markets grew by almost 35% in 2021, expanding to £141.6 billion. This is the largest jump in the value of the market we’ve seen since we started tracking it in 1999.
Read on for a breakdown of ethical spending in different market sectors.