There are a host of online resources and news sites across the web concerned with promoting responsible consumerism and a sustainable planet.

Most preach the ‘what’ - few tell you the ‘how’. Responsible Research is about practical and commercially-viable business answers. As such, we’ve picked out some of the best and most inspiring online resources relevant to businesses seeking to support Responsible purchasing among the consumer majority.

Feel free to drop us a line if you spot a useful online resource site that you think should be added to the list.

Sources on the Web

Dedicated to driving sustainability; a one stop shop for news and product information - TreeHugger
www.treehugger.com

Energy, environmental and sustainability news - Environmental Leader
www.environmentalleader.com

News and opinion articles and details of industry-led conferences in the field of business ethics and CSR - Ethical Corporation
www.ethicalcorp.com

A leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports and information - CSRwire
www.csrwire.com

Research and Communications

Driving innovation through business and society - Research Talk
www.researchtalk.co.uk

Sustainability Communications and Ideas
www.hiveideas.co.uk

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Industry and Government Bodies

UK Government website for sustainable development - DEFRA
www.defra.gov.uk

The UK Government's independent watchdog on sustainable development. Includes business advice, case studies and news - Sustainable Development Commission
www.sd-commission.org.uk

The Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment
www.incpen.org

Material change for a better environment
www.wrap.org.uk

Food, Drink and Retail

Food and Drink Sector Skills Council
www.improveltd.co.uk

Improving environmental, economic and social performance in the UK food and drink industry - Food & Drink Federation
www.fdf.org.uk

Worldwide grocery industry news, views and expert analysis - Talking Retail
www.talkingretail.com

Retail industry news, jobs, key retail market reports and data, from across the entire retail sector - Retail Week
www.retail-week.com

Implementation and Best Practice

Aimed at the marketing and communications community - The Compass Network
www.compassnetwork.org

A unique source of leading-edge information and expertise and a top-level international network for the exchange of ideas and best practice on sustainability - Business and The Environment Programme
www.cpi.cam.ac.uk

Monthly business newsletter on socially responsible investment and CSR performance - Ethical Performance
www.ethicalperformance.com

Mobilising, inspiring, engaging, supporting and challenging member companies to improve their positive impact on society - Business in the Community
www.bitc.org.uk

Focuses on practical implementation of sustainable development values and the promotion of sustainable development - Business Council for Sustainable Development
www.bcsd-uk.co.uk

Online meeting place for those who believe that the key to sustainable business success is to make a contribution to human, economic, social and environmental progress - Force For Good
www.forceforgood.com

Latest news and examples of how to become more environmentally responsible, while still growing the bottom line - Business Green
www.businessgreen.com

European CSR business network for sustainability
www.csreurope.org

Get Involved Yourself!

Making positive action happen - Planet Positive
www.planet-positive.org

Grow your own food
www.bbc.co.uk

Make sustainability happen
www.thenag.net

Save energy
www.britainunplugged.org.uk

How you can combat climate change
www.whatyoucando.co.uk

How to reduce food waste
www.lovefoodhatewaste.com

It's good to share
www.ooffoo.com


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