Is it Really Possible to be an “Ethical” Consumer?
Have you ever bought something because it’s “green” or “ethical”? Do you know if it really makes a difference? Join University of Toronto Masters student Jess Davidson for a talk on how the ethical consumer has evolved from “boycotter” to “shopper”.
About the Presenter
Jess Davidson is a Social Cultural Anthropology MA student who currently studies political and economic anthropology at the University of Toronto. Before returning to pursue graduate studies, Jess worked in public relations where she developed an intimate understanding of consumer marketing strategies, including the promotion of green initiatives as an advertising tool. She is interested in exploring people’s relationship with consumables, and looks forward to a discussion about ethical consumptive patterns.