Twenty Years of Ethical Consumerism

The Co-op’s unique Ethical Consumerism Report, which has tracked ethical expenditure year by year over the past two decades, reveals the extent to which UK consumers now shop with their hearts on their sleeves.

The report, which focuses on various sectors of the economy, highlights that back in 1999 the total size of the market was just £11.2bn. Today, on a conservative basis, the figure is £41.1bn