Bringing the Chickens Home to Roost: The Mainstreaming of Ethical Consumption

On Wednesday 10 December 2014 Associate Professor Tania Lewis gave a free public lecture at the University of Tasmania titled ‘Bringing the Chickens Home to Roost: The Mainstreaming of Ethical Consumption’.

The rise of ethical or socially responsible consumption is an issue of major social significance, emerging as it does out of a broader range of concerns about the ongoing economic and environmental sustainability of unfettered consumer capitalism.

Variously referred to as ‘affirmative purchasing’ or ‘conscience consumption’, ethical consumption is an umbrella term that covers a range of consumer practices and concerns from animal welfare, labor standards and human rights to questions of health and wellbeing and environmental sustainability.

Read the flyer (1.9MB PDF) for more information.