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Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor - Idec

Website: 
http://www.idec.org.br/english.asp
Date Founded: 
1987
Mission: 

Idec - Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor (Brazilian Institute for Consumer Defense) - is a Brazilian non-profit consumer organization, founded in 1987. It has no ties with any corporations, governmental entities or political parties. Idec's main objectives are to contribute to: the balance of market relationships; to the enforcement and enhancement of consumer's legislation; to promote a better quality of life, especially regarding access to and quality of services and products; to improve the standards of sustainable consumption; and to strength democracy, by stimulating citizen awareness and participation.

Geographic Concentration: 
Brazil