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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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Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Windhorse Publications

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 - 16:24

#EthicalChristmas: Windhorse Publications

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 - 16:24We’re delighted this week to welcome on board our #EthicalChristmas campaign the team at Windhorse Publications in Cambridge, UK! All week we’ll be bringing you news of their great Right Livelihood efforts to bring life-changing books and eBooks to market at affordable prices for the holidays.

Listen to the team talk about their inspiring work

Their new crowdfunding campaign is great. Donate £30 (around $48) and get...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Buddhasiha - What Inspires me about working for Evolution.

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 12 Nov, 2014 - 11:33

Buddhasiha - What Inspires me about working for Evolution.

By Windhorse Evolution on Wed, 12 Nov, 2014 - 11:33Buddhasiha the Manager of the Ipswich Evolution Store shares with us passionately why he has worked for Evolution for 13 years, and why he continues to be so inspired by his and others experience of working together through those years.
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Like, Share, Buy

By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 13:47

Like, Share, Buy

By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 13:47We hope you have enjoyed reading about Evolution as part of the 100 Days of Ethical Giving campaign. Please see our previous posts if you need to catch up!

As we move towards Christmas we need your help. Evolution is now feeling the full force of the recession and increased competition in the retail sector. Our future is uncertain, but we are working hard to ensure that our original vision survives.

There...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Take One Simple Thing

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 11:29

Take One Simple Thing

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 11:29As part of our 100 Days of Ethical giving Campaign, we are also looking at the environmental impact of what we buy.

Just looking at one of our products shows you how you can make a difference once you start considering its’ journey. A simple, £18 recycled glass vase has a whole environmental story to tell!

Just choosing recycled glass over newly made glass means that;

- You are supporting constant recycling. Glass can be recycled over...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Can You Really Make A Difference? #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 24 Oct, 2014 - 14:35

Can You Really Make A Difference? #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 24 Oct, 2014 - 14:35
One of the questions we ask ourselves when we are choosing to buy from an ethical source is “Can I really make a difference?”

Often it seems the odds are stacked against us and we have so little to give.

One of the great things about shopping at Evolution is that every little bit helps us to make a positive impact on...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Five Things About Evolution

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 11:31

Five Things About Evolution

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 11:31As part of our 100 Days of Ethical Giving Campaign, we want to reconnect with the whole of the Triratna sangha. You may have heard of Evolution before, but if you do not have one of our shops locally, you may be curious about what we actually do!

Evolution started in 1980 as a market stall. The aim – which continues today – was to raise money for the movement. We’ve put together a short...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

Affordable Ethical Shopping

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 10 Oct, 2014 - 12:29

Affordable Ethical Shopping

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 10 Oct, 2014 - 12:29Shopping ethically can be affordable, here’s some recycled home accessories for £10 or under -http://goo.gl/GmXQmr at Evolution.

Not only are these made from recycled wood, our suppliers are given a fair price and their working conditions checked. In addition we support social projects in both Bali and Thailand where these are made. Just one way to make this Christmas a #EthicalChristmas...
Windhorse Evolution
Windhorse Evolution

100 Days of Ethical Giving - Launch #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 10 Oct, 2014 - 11:01

100 Days of Ethical Giving - Launch #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 10 Oct, 2014 - 11:01On 16th September Evolution – the Retail side of Windhorse:Evolution - launched the “100 Days of Ethical Giving” campaign aimed at asking people to make a difference in the world through positive shopping choices. During the 100 days that lead up to Christmas, we will be asking people to consider the benefits of buying ethically sourced items both to their own sense of well being and because it makes a difference worldwide.

We know that shoppers still feel financially...
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Community Highlights

Join us for a more #EthicalChristmas!

By Candradasa on Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 - 17:49

Join us for a more #EthicalChristmas!

By Candradasa on Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 - 17:49

“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.” Anna Lappe

If you haven’t seen, we’ve just launched our new #EthicalChristmas campaign over on the Triratna Features space… Come and + follow us there over the next few months as we work with Triratna businesses and...

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