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The Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Makes a Difference (Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Can Make a Difference)

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Many companies claim to be good corporate citizens. So how does a responsible shopper separate the truly green from the greenwashers? Now in its third edition, The Better World Shopping Guide is the only comprehensive guide for socially and environmentally responsible consumers. This 100,000-copy bestseller grades every product on the shelf from A to F so you can quickly tell the good guys from the bad guys--turning your grocery list into a powerful tool to change the world.

Drawing on over twenty years of research, this completely revised and updated third edition includes over forty-five sources of data, new product categories, a more accurate ranking system, additional business profiles, and links to the latest online resources. Whether you're in the market for appliances or zucchini, The Better World Shopping Guide will help you find out which companies actually walk the walk 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

Ellis Jones, PHD, is the best-selling, award-winning author of The Better World Shopping Guide and The Better World Handbook. A scholar of social responsibility, global citizenship, and everyday activism, Dr. Jones has dedicated himself to uncovering practical ways for people to make a difference in the world. He currently teaches at in the department of sociology at Holy Cross College.

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The only comprehensive guide available for socially and environmentally responsible consumers contains over 15 years of comprehensive research distilled into a pocket-sized, shopping-friendly format.

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Do your groceries make the grade? Check out your shopping basket with this 100,000-copy bestseller.

About the Author

Ellis Jones, PhD is the award-winning, bestselling author of The Better World Shopping Guide and The Better World Handbook. A scholar of social responsibility, global citizenship and everyday activism, Dr. Jones has dedicated himself to uncovering practical ways for people to make a difference in the world. He currently teaches in the department of sociology at Holy Cross College. www.betterworldshopper.org

Product Details

ISBN:
9780865716803
Subtitle:
Every Dollar Makes a Difference
Author:
Jones, Ellis
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Subject:
Green Business
Subject:
Business-Consumer Guides
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Series:
Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Can Make a Difference
Publication Date:
20100921
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
6 x 4 in

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