Choos­ing to make a dif­fer­ence

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

When it comes to eth­i­cal shop­ping Fred­erique GulcherIn­gram prac­tises what she preaches.

Her in­ter­est in con­scious con­sumerism was sparked when she was in­tro­duced to sweat­shop-free sneak­ers by a friend while liv­ing on Wai­heke Is­land. pa­nies about their poli­cies.

‘‘I say to people you can’t make a change overnight but be­come more aware and slowly but surely if more people get in­volved things will change.

‘‘We have in­cred­i­ble power, and even just small steps make a dif­fer­ence.’’

Pur­chas­ing power: Fred­erique Gulcher-In­gram says ev­ery­one can make a dif­fer­ence by en­sur­ing at least some of their pur­chases are eth­i­cally sound.

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