I think the topic you're taking on is great! We should be educated about the products we use, where they come from, what effect they have on the environment and people, and what resources are being used to produce them. However, I suggest you narrow your topic down a little. Perhaps, you could look specifically into the production of automobiles or electronic devices or cosmetics. You would find plenty of great information! Here are some sources that could help you:
Great topic, and I hope to see your research!