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Ethical Consumer Markets Report

The Ethical Consumer Markets Report has been acting as an important barometer of UK spending since 1999. We track sales data across a wide range of consumer sectors.

The report is trusted and used by businesses, academics and the UK Government. 

Ethical Consumer Markets Report 2021

Ethical spending by consumers reached record levels in 2020 despite the impact of the pandemic on retailers.

According to our latest report on the state of the ethical market, the total value of spending on ethical food & drink, money, travel, and personal products in 2020 increased by 27% year-on-year to £122 billion.

We track sales data across a wide range of consumer sectors, including:

  • Ethical food and drink
  • Green home
  • Eco-travel and transport
  • Ethical personal products
  • Community
  • Boycotts
  • Ethical money

The report identifies trends across ethical markets and explores the forces driving these changes.