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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 ...
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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:

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

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

How We Work

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Oct, 2014 - 12:30

How We Work

By Windhorse Evolution on Fri, 31 Oct, 2014 - 12:30The 100 Days of Ethical Giving Campaign helps to support Evolution - an ethical business based within the Triratna Sangha - as it faces difficult trading conditions on the High Street.

Throughout the campaign we want to share information about our ethical trading criteria and our products but, being a Buddhist business, our ethical values go deeper than our trading relationships. After all, many businesses say they are ethical and have all the accreditations to...
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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...
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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...