Ethical Purchasing Policy

POLICY
The Council of Canadians recognizes the importance of making ethical purchases that are consistent with the progressive politics and responsible financial management of the organization.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Whenever possible, the Council is committed to purchasing goods and services that are:

  • Unionized
  • Fairly traded
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Made-in-Canada and locally produced
  • Organic and Vegetarian food will be emphasized; vegan and meat options will be provided
  • Offered by cooperatives
  • And other goods and services related to specific concerns raised by ongoing Council campaigns

Adopted by the Board of Directors, November 4, 2005
Amended January 27, 2008