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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...
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Windhorse Evolution

We're Nearly There! #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 23 Dec, 2014 - 11:35

We're Nearly There! #EthicalChristmas

By Windhorse Evolution on Tue, 23 Dec, 2014 - 11:35Back in September we launched the 100 Days of Ethical Giving and it’s hard to believe that the campaign will end on 25th December.

As the first campaign Evolution has ever run it has been a huge learning curve. We have particularly enjoyed working in collaboration with thebuddhist centre.com team and would like to thank Candradasa for his inspiration and encouragement.

We have appreciated the input and support of many people,...
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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

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...
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#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - Supporting Ethical Businesses

By bodhipaksa on Sun, 7 Dec, 2014 - 13:53

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - Supporting Ethical Businesses

By bodhipaksa on Sun, 7 Dec, 2014 - 13:53

As a small independent enterprise, Wildmind is keen to support artisans and local producers where possible. Many of the items that we sell are Fair Trade products, where local artisans in Nepal and India work in good conditions and are fairly recompensed for their labors. Other items we sell are made locally in and around New Hampshire, where we’re based.

Here are a few of the items we sell…

kindseat

The Kindseat meditation stool

http://shop.wildmind.org/kindseat/

The Kindseat...

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...
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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 ...
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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:...
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#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, ...
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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....

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