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Never too young to be a world-changer

Preparing for the arrival of a baby can be overwhelming…and that’s before I add my commitment to social justice into the mix.  As I begin to come to terms with the idea that there will soon be another little person in our home, I have started to think about ways to approach motherhood that are beneficial not just for my growing family but the wider world too. 640 more words


Jewellery Store and Cafe

The retail space aims to educate the community on cultural development and cultural awareness.  It aims to do this through the  selling of  South American jewellery as well as a café section that focuses on selling only fair trade products, both jewellery and coffee that is largely distributed from South American small communities.  130 more words

Interior Design Projects

Clipper - Red Sky At Night Tea

What a lovely scene the name of this tea conjures up. I actually did drink this tea when the sky was red and pink after the sun had set. 355 more words

Tea Corner

Dilmah’s Ethical Tea Society

I have just spent a fascinating morning researching Dilmah teas… after years in Fairtrade, setting up the Equal Exchange and cafedirect brand and tea supply chains, visiting Indian and Sri Lankan tea farms, I wondered what was behind Dilmah’s brand position ‘ethically produced tea packed at origin’. 1,561 more words


Business according to the Kingdom of God

The Jesus Army does not only practice community of goods, but they also have several business which are owned by the communities, called Kingdom Businesses. What make these small corporations stand out is firstly that everyone gets the same wage – the managing director does not get any more than the one who wipes the floor. 248 more words

Justice & Development

Fairtrade at the Commonwealth Games

Sustainable procurement at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

All bananas, tea, coffee and sugar served at the games in Glasgow this year were Fairtrade certified

The 20th Commonwealth Games recently took place in Glasgow, with more than 4,500 athletes from 71 countries and territories competing in 17 sports over the course of 11 days. 91 more words