Some Useful Websites in Australia
Good On You has rated thousands of fashion and cosmetic brands to make it extremely easy to choose more ethical products. It is also developing an app to make the ratings more accessible.
Ethical Consumer Guide is a complete online ethical shopping guide for the socially responsible.
Otter is the best blog on choosing the right products and services that are good for you and the world. It focuses on five main areas: Animals, Consumer Safety, Environment, Fair Trade and Labour Rights, Social Enterprises.
Fair Trade Blog is the official blog of Fair Trade Australia & New Zealand.
Oxfam Australia Blog has heaps of good articles on Fair Trade.
One Fair Day is a personal blog by Ashlee, a Canberra-based socially conscious Gen-Y showcasing her fair trade finds and interviews with interesting people.
Other Useful Websites
Fairtrade International provides great resources related to fair trade.
World Fair Trade Organization is the global leader in fair trade, and its 10 Principles of Fair Trade are used as guides for organisations worldwide.
Some Useful Books
The Fair Trade Revolution by John Bowes tells the history of the Fair Trade Movement through real stories.
Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development uses real data to argue for a better world trade system.
Sustainability with Style by Lisa Heinze is a light-hearted and inspiring book about a fashionistas' search for an ethical lifestyle.