Established in 1990 as an ethical provider of green, reliable travel services, ETA put concern for our environment at the heart of all they do. ETA provide ethical cycle insurance, travel insurance and breakdown cover.
Britain can go down one of two routes now. One is to a future based on renewables, alongside greater investment in energy efficiency, where local communities have much greater say how their power is provided. The other is to a future based on polluting fossil fuels.
I’m very critical of political parties. I don’t think they’re needed in the world as it is now. They impede the development of individuals, they encroach on creativity and they impose absurd structures of discipline.
It affects every aspect of our lives, is often said to be the root of all evil, and the analysis of the world that it makes possible – what we call ‘the economy’ – is so important to us that economists have become the high priests of our society. Yet, oddly, there is absolutely no consensus among economists about what money really is.
Driving sustainable businesses via consumer pressure
Ethical consumerism is about more than life-style choices - it is also about challenging corporate power and improving government regulation. It's about being an activist at the checkout but also in the home, the work place and the community.