12 October: Ethical Consumer Annual Conference

Date: 12 October 2018
Location: Amnesty International Resource Centre, Shoreditch, London
Price: Various, see website

Innovations in ethical consumption:
New ideas to solve the big issues of our time


The world is in crisis. From climate change and plastic pollution to palm-oil driven deforestation, the world seems to be on a downward spiral.

So how can we think differently to solve these continuing problems?


Solidarity Economy Association will be joining Ethical Consumer and a host of key campaigners and ethical businesses this October to explore how new ideas, systems and ways of working can help tackle these issues at the Ethical Consumer annual conference.

Contributors include:

  • Andy Goldring – CEO of the Permaculture Association
  • Kate Sandle – Community Manager at B-corps
  • Brhmie Balaram – Senior Researcher on the Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing at the RSA
  • Singh Twins – Internationally renowned artists on their latest Slaves of Fashion exhibition
  • Charlotte Instone – Founder of Know the Origin
  • Pippa Moyle – CEO of City Girl Network and the Trash Talk plastics campaign
  • Sian Conway – Founder of Ethical Hour
  • Kat Darling – Communications Manager at Solidarity Economy Association
  • Sophie Hobson – Head of Communications at School of Social Entrepreneurs
  • Shaun Fensum – Founder of the Customer Union for Ethical Banking
  • Mama D – Founder of Community Centered Knoweldge
  • Anna Clayton – Spring Prize and Ethical Consumer
  • Rob Harrison – Founder of Ethical Consumer
  • Charlie Wigglesworth – Deputy Chief Executive at Social Enterprise UK
    with more to be confirmed….

Issues covered include palm oil, regenerative and mission-led business, plastics, tax avoidance, ethical finance, marketing your ethical business and more…

The ticket price includes a vegetarian/vegan lunch.