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Online reviews preferred by majority of UK consumers for purchases - news

By Brian Collett — A total of 84 percent of consumers trust online reviews as readily as personal recommendations for businesses, products and services, reports a UK survey consultancy....

British consumers making more ethical choices, finds report - news

Ethical spending has continued to grow despite difficult market conditions, according to the Ethical Consumer Markets Report published by Ethical Consumer magazine and Triodos Bank. The...

Driving a wedge between consumers and green debate - news

As if it wasn’t hard enough convincing consumers to become greener drivers – stop that idling engine while you close the garage doors, slow down using your gears only fool! –...

Heineken launches consumer sustainability campaign - news

Dutch brewing giant Heineken has launched a digital campaign to bring consumers closer to its sustainability message. According to the company, The Legendary 7 campaign taps into the...

Demand for ethical goods and services on rise in UK - news

Ethically-minded early adopters are helping to drive the boom in the UK's ethical market which increased by 9% in 2013 according to the annual Ethical Consumer Markets Report. Sales of...

ESG factors having stronger effect on consumer attitudes - news

Corporate performance on environmental, social, governance and ethical grounds can have a strong effect on how consumers feel about their bank or wealth manager. Indeed, a new Ipsos MORI...

Banks beware: consumers rate ESG factors as high as service levels - news

Corporate performance on environmental, social, governance and ethical grounds can have a strong effect on how consumers feel about their bank or wealth manager. Indeed, a new Ipsos MORI survey...

Consumers willing to pay more for socially responsible brands - news

Over 50% of global online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental...

Tesco blames consumers for rise in food waste - news

Tesco, one of the UK supermarket chains accused of food waste, has heaped some of the blame on customers for shunning perfectly edible fruit and vegetables because they were “ugly or...

P&G reports absolute reductions in waste, water, CO2 and energy - news

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has reported making significant progress in meeting its sustainability in its 15th sustainability report. Len Sauers, vp of sustainability at...

Walden report identifies distinct types of social change agent - news

According to a new report from America’s Walden University, there are six distinct types of social change agent. The international report identifies them as: Ultracommitted...

Green travel on the increase - news

Travellers are going out of their way to travel green according to a recent survey conducted by The GO Group, an international ground transportation service provider and GO Airport Express, a...

Consumer study shows powerful shift in sustainable consumption - news

One third of consumers now regard the sustainability proposition as the ‘cool thing to do’ rather than just the ‘right thing to do’. So says a new global consumer study...

Eco packaging high on consumer agenda, says Tetra Pak study - news

More consumers than ever are looking for environmentally-friendly logos on packaging finds a new global report by packaging giant Tetra Pak. The survey reveals that it’s a top concern for...

Consumers worldwide willing to pay more for ethical goods - news

The number of consumers willing to pay more for goods and services from ethical companies is on the rise globally, according to a new survey by market research organisation Nielsen. The...

US consumers prefer paper options over e-billing - news

While e-billing is convenient and commonplace, US consumers like paper bills and statements and don’t want to be pushed into electronic-only communications, finds a new report. As...

Values driven purchases drive new era of green consumerism in US - news

Results from Shelton Group’s sixth annual Eco Pulse study shows that ‘green’ consumers in the US have been replaced by values-driven shoppers which the marketing consultancy...

Plastic bags still scourge of environmentalists in UK - news

Plastic carrier bag use in Britain rose slightly last year despite environmental appeals to reduce the practice. The overall number of bags issued to customers by the main supermarkets...

Values-driven shoppers replace ‘green’ consumers in US - news

Results from Shelton Group’s sixth annual Eco Pulse study shows that ‘green’ consumers in the US have been replaced by values-driven shoppers which the marketing consultancy...

Report highlights global differences in environmental attitudes - news

People care for the environment, and a large majority state that they are willing to make compromises to green their lifestyle according to a new OECD survey of 12,000 households. However, the...

Green workplaces lead to behavioural changes at home, says new report - news

Green practices in the workplace appear to influence the actions of employees in their private lives. A total of 73% of US adults participating in environmental and social responsibility...

Shutting, stable, bolting. There’s a message in there - news

There’s nothing like a good scandal to stoke the appetite, I find. And the horsemeat saga that’s set to rumble on across Europe for the next few months is no exception. All this talk...

Topman ‘so sorry’ over T-shirts making light of domestic violence - news

A UK clothing retailer has been forced to withdraw clothing products that have caused an uproar for promoting domestic violence and sexism. Topman has bowed to consumer pressure over a...

The myth of the ethical consumer - news

Timothy Devinney, Pat Auger & Giana Eckhardt. Cambridge University Press. Paperback,  240 pages. £21.99, $36.99 Here is the antidote to all those surveys purporting to show...

Hospitality sector ready to up its game - news

A group of UK hospitality companies has come up with a sector-wide plan to recognize consumers' ethical demands and the power of the 'green pound'. The ten-point plan has been...

inbrief - news

Money saved or invested ‘ethically’ by UK consumers has shown its biggest annual increase in a decade, according to Co-operative Financial Services. The total invested ethically rose...

inbrief - news

Three quarters of the British public think banks should have ethical lending policies to prevent them from investing in, or lending to, companies involved in controversial areas such as arms...

State-sponsored body promotes ethical buying - news

An influential inter-governmental organization with 127 member states has begun a ‘buy responsibly’ campaign to persuade global consumers to think more about the ethics behind the...

Resisting the offshoring trend is the socially responsible thing to do - news

Call centres have been the subject of much debate recently, with the media highlighting high levels of customer dissatisfaction regarding the service they receive from internationally outsourced...

Bank crisis has hit trust in all firms - news

Banking failures have severely dented trust in all British business – especially among younger people, says an Ipsos Mori poll.   The survey found the proportion of 16 – 34...

Interest in ethical shopping falls as recession bites - news

Support for ethical consumerism has declined in the UK since the start of the recession, according to new market research conducted by Ipsos MORI.   The figures show interest in ethical...

Consumers want business to help them on climate change - news

Australian consumers are said in a new report to be informed and inspired about climate change and to demand to participate in the debate on the issue. The report says they want businesses...

‘Mob’ campaign will use carrot rather than stick - news

A network of US consumers is seeking to reward responsible companies with extra business. The fledgling online community, called Carrotmob, will reward ‘socially progressive...

Business not trusted on climate change - news

Barely a fifth of Australian consumers trust international companies, local businesses or their government to give accurate global warming information. However, 68 per cent trust scientists and...

Emerging nation web users think more about ethics - news

Online consumers in developing nations are more likely to consider ethical issues when making buying decisions than those in developed countries, a Mori poll has found. The survey of 23,306...

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