From benefit corporations to certified B corporations and direct trade to fair trade, there are several business practices that incorporate social responsibility and support ethical consumption.
In 2010 Kevin Bales gave an incredible TED Talk on the business of modern day slavery. He gave estimates on the cost to free all the slaves in the world today. This infographic is a representation of the estimates mentioned in that talk.
Two decades ago, three major chocolate companies pledged to stop using cocoa harvested by children. They broke their promise.
Socially conscious companies play a critical role in the fight against worker exploitation.