Tudatos Vásárlók Egyesülete (TVE)
Association of Conscious Consumers
Tudatos Vásárlók Egyesülete (TVE) aims to create awareness and drive changes on the effects of consumption patterns of individuals and businesses on the economy, the environment and human health. The vision of TVE is to assist the development of changes in consumer behaviors contributing to the creation of a sustainable economy where companies compete in manufacturing quality, socially and environmentally responsible products satisfying genuine demand.'Tudatos Vásárló' - Conscious Consumer - is not only a quarterly, print magazine but also an online reference magazine for consumers, researchers, non-governmental organisations and other stakeholders around responsible consumption issues. It includes a corporate accountability database which rates companies on their social and environmental performance in four main areas including the environment, animal welfare and people welfare. TVE is a founding member and coordinator of the Ecological Consumer Protection Working Group, as well as the ’Fair World’ Fair Trade Alliance created in 2005 to promote fair trade.