Laudato Si’ - Ecological Education and Spirituality 2

206. A change in lifestyle could bring healthy pressure to bear on those who wield political, economic and social power. ... When social pressure affects their earnings, businesses clearly have to find ways to produce differently. This shows us the great need for a sense of social responsibility on the part of consumers.


The desire for excessive profit and market share can tempt some manufacturers to break the law. The US Department of Labor maintains a list of goods produced by child labor or forced labor. Scan the list. What surprises you? How might this information impact your purchasing decisions?


Use your purchasing power with intention. Support the efforts of the End Human Trafficking committee by sharing their #BeAware posts on our province Facebook page to raise awareness of forced labor and child labor in our supply chains.

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