What this app does: Buycott helps users to organize their everyday consumer spending so that they can fund causes they support and avoid funding those they disagree with.
This app features:
- Lookup the ownership structure of any product and trace it all the way back to its parent company with our interactive family tree diagram.
- Offers a variety of contact data for companies and brands, so you can easily inform them of your decision to support or avoid their products.
- Scans all major retail barcodes (UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13, etc) and has company and brand text-search.
- Create your own campaign from buycott.com
Who it's for: The socially conscious shopper
Why we love it: This is a tool that helps you put your money where your mouth is. Buycott makes it easy for users to make consumer choices that reflect their principles.
Geographic areas it serves: Everywhere
What people are saying about it: "This tool allows me to exercise my political voice far more effectively than I could ever do at the polls."
Areas of expertise: Easy to use
Languages: English, English, Arabic, French, Japanese, Russian, Ukrainian