posted on Dec, 31 2011 @ 05:33 PM
I am a '0'.
Also, I will not work for a 'For Profit' organisation.
I will not buy gold or precious stones and certain minerals. Whether they are sourced ethically or not, the process they belong to is unethical with
prices driven by civil wars creating an imagined shortage of supply.
I have no stock, bonds, securites or pensions. Or savings. Though perhaps extreme, others should ensure that they look at more than the return on
their investments. Where does the money come from that banks give to countries to fund conflict? The money you loan to them as savings has a whole
life that you probably have no idea of. The stocks you own...do you know what those companies, and
their subsidaries, are up to with your
I will not take out insurance, or purchase any other policy or product from an organisation that can use my payments as leverage on loans to conduct
I am trying to buy ethically, this is still hard and I find it easier to do this by buying second hand from charity shops...fair trade still has a
long way to go, especially in clothing manufacturing.
I think that makes me a '-3' or '- 4'.
Plenty of room for improvement though