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

Wed, 19 Nov, 2014 - 12:18

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

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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Buddhasiha - What Inspires me about working for Evolution.

Wed, 12 Nov, 2014 - 11:33

Buddhasiha - What Inspires me about working for Evolution.

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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Like, Share, Buy

Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 13:47

Like, Share, Buy

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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How We Work

Fri, 31 Oct, 2014 - 12:30

How We Work

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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Take One Simple Thing

Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 11:29

Take One Simple Thing

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...
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Can You Really Make A Difference? #EthicalChristmas

Fri, 24 Oct, 2014 - 14:35

Can You Really Make A Difference? #EthicalChristmas

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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Five Things About Evolution

Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 11:31

Five Things About Evolution

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...
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Affordable Ethical Shopping

Fri, 10 Oct, 2014 - 12:29

Affordable Ethical Shopping

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.
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100 Days of Ethical Giving - Launch #EthicalChristmas

Fri, 10 Oct, 2014 - 11:01

100 Days of Ethical Giving - Launch #EthicalChristmas

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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A Is For Autumn

Wed, 24 Sep, 2014 - 13:46

A Is For Autumn

Wed, 24 Sep, 2014 - 13:46Last week we launched our 100 Days of Ethical Giving campaign and over the coming weeks we want to let you know more about Evolution – what we do and what we sell.

Here are just a few of our new Autumn lines. If recycling and reusing is your thing, you will love the recycled glass vases – we filled ours with apples and pine cones, but they’re perfect for all sorts of displays and at only £18.00 for...