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Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

It’s Time To Start Saying Goodbye…Windhorse:Evolution is Closing Down

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 - 13:37

It’s Time To Start Saying Goodbye…Windhorse:Evolution is Closing Down

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 - 13:37
Sadly – after over 30 years of bringing ethically sourced gifts and home ware to the High Street – Windhorse:evolution will be closing down over the next few months. Having made this difficult decision, our aim now is to close in an ethical way that preserves our reputation being an honest, open and principled retailer.

The retail landscape has changed so much since we started trading in the 1980s and we now find ourselves unable to compete with...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Evolution - Making Less Impact #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 9 Dec, 2014 - 14:57

Evolution - Making Less Impact #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 9 Dec, 2014 - 14:57We are nearly in the last two weeks of the 100 Days of Ethical Giving Campaign. We’ve told you about how we trade, how we work, what we donate and what we sell. We’ve been asking you to make more impact with your Christmas spending by supporting ethical shopping choices and Evolution.

This week we want to let you know how Evolution makes less impact!
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Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Behind the Scenes with the Evolution Web Order Processing Team - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 15:44

Behind the Scenes with the Evolution Web Order Processing Team - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 15:44Although online shopping can be highly convenient, one of the down sides is that people miss out with the human experience. One of the ways we try to counteract that is our little personal messages and drawings on the side of each order, along with who your order was packed and dispatched by. Customers have fed back on how much they enjoy this and how it helps to make online shopping that bit more human.

We wanted...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Evolution's Communications Manager puts his money where his mouth is!

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 11:57

Evolution's Communications Manager puts his money where his mouth is!

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 11:57Yesterday for Giving Tuesday my wife Mel and myself visited the Sheffield Evolution Store to try and do as much of our Christmas present shopping there as possible.

My wife has already spent about £20 in the last month or so and we managed to do another £60 of Christmas gifts shopping on this trip.

I really wanted to put my money where my mouth was as I have written...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Making Global Connections

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 2 Dec, 2014 - 10:51

Making Global Connections

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 2 Dec, 2014 - 10:51We are now into the last four weeks of the 100 Days of Ethical Giving Campaign and in the run up to Christmas. Christmas is when we do over 40% of our total year trade and this year this has extra poignancy, as the business struggles to survive.

This week which includes #GivingTuesday we are thinking about all the connections that bring us together. From our suppliers, to the ...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Top Gifts for £10 or under at Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 25 Nov, 2014 - 14:51

Top Gifts for £10 or under at Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 25 Nov, 2014 - 14:51
Christmas is drawing ever closer and regardless of how we spend the season, we may have gifts to buy. The simple act of giving can be an antidote to the excess of Christmas and by buying from Evolution you can give three times and more – through the gift you give the projects we support and the ethical work practices we uphold.
 
This week we’ve put together five top gifts that come in at £10 or under:...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Priyananda On The People Behind Windhorse Books

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 - 15:31

#EthicalChristmas: Priyananda On The People Behind Windhorse Books

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 - 15:31Windhorse Publications originated as the main publisher of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order. Do you still publish books by Sangharakshita or is your focus now on publishing books by other authors?

We do still publish books by Sangharakshita, but because he is in his old age now, he is writing far less. The most recent of his books that we have put out are previously unpublished material from his early life, ...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

30% Off Selected Ranges Instore & Online at Evolution #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 21:11

30% Off Selected Ranges Instore & Online at Evolution #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 21:11
Grab 30% OFF selected ranges now. Great savings for Christmas Gifts now between £2.50 and £8.00. Click here to see the ranges on the Evolution Website....
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Awesome Christmas Gifts for £5 and under from Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 15:27

Awesome Christmas Gifts for £5 and under from Evolution - #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 15:27On a budget this Christmas or just lots of small gifts to buy for your beloved friends and family, here’s a great hand picked selection of #EthicalChristmas Gifts that cost £5 and under from Evolution:

(Slideshow through the images on the left)

Soup Cup & Spoon - £5 - Choose from 4 Great Colours

Cauldron Oil Burner - £5 - Don’t forget we do...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Why I am Inspired to work for Windhorse:Evolution by Suraj

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 12:18

Why I am Inspired to work for Windhorse:Evolution by Suraj

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 12:18Suraj, Windhorse:Evolution’s Management Accountant reflects on his last 10 years with the company explaining why he continues to enjoy and be inspired by his time with Evolution. #EthicalChristmas

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