Better World Shopping Guide, by Ellis Jones. Make every dollar you spend a vote for the world you want.
Better World Shopping Guide, by Ellis Jones. Make every dollar you spend a vote
This is the guide guide for socially & environmentally responsible consumers. Covers coffee, computers, banks, gasoline, food, clothes, cards, water & much more. Convenient pocket size. Recently Updated. This is the only comprehensive guide for socially and environmentally responsible consumers available. It contains over fifteen years of comprehensive research distilled into a pocket-sized, shopping-friendly format, ranking every product on the shelf from A to F-turning your grocery list into a most powerful tool to change the world. This is a handy little reference for anyone wanting to spend their dollars wisely. It is divided into purchasing categories, everything from airlines to gum and mints to wine, and grades the brands according to how environmentally and socially responsible they are. It also names a corporate hero and corporate villain for each category. Because the book is written mainly in chart form it would be very easy to take this along to the store to use while shopping. The reasons for each rating are explained and referenced. Especially useful are the overall 10 best and 10 worst company lists. In case you are wondering, the top three on the best list are Seventh Generation, Patagonia, and American Apparel; the top three on the ten worst list are Exxon-Mobil, Altria (Phillip Morris), and Wal-Mart. The Better World Shopping Guide is the only comprehensive guide for socially and environmentally responsible consumers. This perennial bestseller rates every product on the shelf from A to F so you can quickly tell the \"good guys\" from the \"bad guys\" - turning your shopping list into a powerful tool to change the world. Drawing on decades of meticulous research, this completely revised and updated fourth edition will help you find out which companies actually \"walk the talk\" when it comes to: Environmental sustainability. Human rights. Community involvement. Animal protection. Social justice. Small enough to fit in a back pocket or handbag and organized in a user-friendly format, The Better World Shopping Guide will help you change the world as you shop. Latest revised edition. Over 230,000 copies sold.