Ethical shopping list
It should matter to us if how we spend our money can make other people's lives better or worse, shouldn't it?
Below is a list of companies and products I've found who have proclaimed their ethical credentials. I don't have the expertise to have proved it but they seem credible. I'll be updating this list as and when I find additions for it.
If you want to think more about this topic in general, Consumer Detox by Mark Powley gives a clear Christian perspective on how to live in a consumer society, and Savannah DiMarco writes passionately about rejecting "fast fashion".
Various products: Ethical Market
Clothing: Patagonia, Visible Clothing, People Tree, Know The Origin, Brothers We Stand, Thought, BirdSong
Children's toys: Pebble Child
Shoes: Toms, Birdsong, Veja
Bags and accessories: Madlug, Elvis & Kresse, Birdsong
Footballs: Alive and Kicking
Gas and Electricity: Ebico
Banking: Charity Bank