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We Are Not Powerless
By Taylor Gray, Ph.D. on June 27, 2021

As someone who wants to be intentional in the impacts of their shopping, it can be so easy to look at the daily news and the ever-more apocalyptical stories of climate change, drought,...

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Being Intentional Pays Off
By Taylor Gray, Ph.D. on June 27, 2021

We spend a lot of time writing about how powerful consumer choice is, about how the brands we choose to buy from can help us bring about the world we want to see, and about why we want...

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What's Your Signal?
By Taylor Gray, Ph.D. on June 14, 2021

Informed and intentional consumers can change the world...but we need to know what we want to change it to. Consumers are the most important stakeholders of companies--there simply is no...

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Intentional Shoppers Force Change at ExxonMobil
By Taylor Gray, Ph.D. on May 31, 2021

The latter half of May, 2021, was quite decisive for integrated oil companies and their positioning--or lack thereof--with climate action. A shareholder resolution at Chevron pushing the...

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It Could Have Been Just a Tag
By Taylor Gray, Ph.D. on May 24, 2021

Customers want brands to take responsibility for their impacts on the issues that matter...but this does not mean brands should try to unload their responsibilities onto their customers....

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