Top industry analysts have studied which oil companies do more business with authoritarian regimes.
By buying gasoline from higher-rated companies, we can show the big companies that we’re serious about ending the tyranny of oil.
We’ll keep updating the Index as companies change who they do business with (and as authoritarian regimes get better or worse).
2017 CLEAN HANDS SCORES
(higher scores are better)
Job one is getting our governments to block imports of blood oil.
We also want to block ‘secondhand’ imports from trade partners that import blood oil, especially China.
These boycotts will keep our hands clean and raise awareness worldwide.
Plastic toys are nearly all hydrocarbons, and our children shouldn’t be playing with blood oil. A boycott on toys ‘Made in China’ will also show solidarity with children in resource-cursed countries.
Many of the materials in beds and synthetic bedding are made with petrochemicals. A boycott on Chinese beds and bedding will encourage our Chinese partners to reconsidered their imports of blood oil.
Bath products are often made with oil-derived perfumes and detergents. It’s easy not to buy Chinese-made products—and let hotel owners know that you want to Wash Clean when you stay with them too.
When you buy a phone or jewelry, why not choose those you know have no conflict minerals in them?
Here are two companies we like. If you have more ideas for Clean Trade shopping please let us know through the ‘Q&A’ page!
This Declaration on Trade in Natural Resources has been drafted by an international team of lawyers and academics.
It sets out the people’s rights, and what our governments should do to respect those rights.
By signing the Declaration, you’re telling your government what you want it to do to NOW to make the world a better place.