Every Dollar is a Vote. Make Yours Count

by: Sara on 10/19/2017

Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental change. In fact, it already has. The world that exists today is in large part a result of our purchasing decisions.

Now in its sixth edition, The Better World Shopping Guide by Ellis Jones, continues to be the gold standard for socially and environmentally responsible consumers. Drawing on over 25 years of research, this comprehensive resource rates every product on the shelf from A-F so you can quickly tell the "good guys" from the "bad guys". - turning your grocer list into a powerful tool to change the world.

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The companies in the book are ranked on their performance when it comes to: human rights, the environment, animal protection, community involvement and social justice.

According to Jones, "trillions of dollars circulate in the global economy, driven primarily by consumers. These are our dollars that are shaping the fate of this world, and we must begin taking responsibility for their collective impact. Dollars (like votes) add up very quickly and can lead to powerful changes in both the short and long term."

So whether you have a little or you have a lot, how you spend your money makes a difference. Align your spending with your values for a better world.

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