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

Energy, environmental and sustainability news - Environmental Leader

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

A leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports and information - CSRwire

Research and Communications

Driving innovation through business and society - Research Talk

Sustainability Communications and Ideas

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Industry and Government Bodies

UK Government website for sustainable development - DEFRA

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

The Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment

Material change for a better environment

Food, Drink and Retail

Food and Drink Sector Skills Council

Improving environmental, economic and social performance in the UK food and drink industry - Food & Drink Federation

Worldwide grocery industry news, views and expert analysis - Talking Retail

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

Implementation and Best Practice

Aimed at the marketing and communications community - The Compass Network

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

Monthly business newsletter on socially responsible investment and CSR performance - Ethical Performance

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

Focuses on practical implementation of sustainable development values and the promotion of sustainable development - Business Council for Sustainable Development

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

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

European CSR business network for sustainability

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Making positive action happen - Planet Positive

Grow your own food

Make sustainability happen

Save energy

How you can combat climate change

How to reduce food waste

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