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Fresh Perspectives 4 – Ethical consumerism: development of a global trend and its impact on development

García Martínez, M. and Poole, Nigel (2009) 'Fresh Perspectives 4 – Ethical consumerism: development of a global trend and its impact on development.' In: Borot de Battisti, A. and MacGregor, J. and Graffham, A., (eds.), Standard Bearers: Horticultural Exports and Private Standards in Africa. London: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Natural Resources International (NRI), pp. 18-21.

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Abstract

Key messages: Consumers increasingly wish to shop ethically, but require clearer navigation of the ethical categories; Third-party accreditation systems are proving an effective mechanism to formulate and communicate ethical attributes to consumers; Ethical issues are entering the mainstream, offering increased opportunities for developing countries; Domestic and regional markets in developing countries for value-added and quality products are growing.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Financial and Management Studies > Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP)
Depositing User: Nigel Poole
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2009 08:57
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/7489

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