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Consumer Conscience : How Environment and Ethics are Influencing Exports

Consumer Conscience : How Environment and Ethics are Influencing Exports

2009, ISBN 978-92-9137-379-6

ix, 60 pages

Monograph, Hard-copy

Price : US$ 50 (developed countries);    US$ 20 (developing countries & LDCs)

International Trade Centre

Report reflecting views, examples and suggestions on how exporters can benefit from the emerging opportunities in the area of ethical trade, as expressed by the participants of the ITC World Export Development Forum, "Consumers, Ethics and Environment", Montreux, Switzerland, 8-11 October, 2008 - discusses the concept of "ethical consumerism" across the entire supply chain; innovation in meeting consumer demand for products created by ethically and environmentally acceptable means; public and private standards; sustainability-related finance, social entrepreneurship, and transparency via the Internet; global partnership in the service of poverty reduction and development, and the role of women in business; outlines ways in which governments and trade support institutions can help ethical traders.


Keyword(s) : Competitiveness, Corporate Social Responsibility, Export Strategy, Fair Trade