Lifestyle - Fair Trade

Ekklesia is not just a think-tank, but also a 'do-tank.' Here you can find a range of ideas on how to make your lifestyle greener, shop ethically, live more simply or take action on a range of justice and environmental issues.
3 Jan 2012

Take a Step for Fairtrade in 2012


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‘Take a Step’ for Fairtrade is this year’s campaign call to people in the UK to engage with the Fairtrade Foundation’s vision of an even bigger movement. _________________________________________
2 Jan 2012

UN report calls for action to clean up Congo’s trade in conflict diamonds


Governments and companies must redouble their efforts to implement international supply chain control standards aimed at ending the trade in conflict minerals, a new UN report suggests. _________________________________________
9 Jun 2010

Buy a fairtrade football - fairtrade footballs give injustice the boot


Fairtrade Football

An ideal stocking filler this Christmas why not give a Fairtrade football? _________________________________________
28 May 2010

Win two tickets to 'Welcome to Thebes'



Win one of three pairs of tickets to the National Theatre’s spectacular new production Welcome to Thebes - a new play by Moira Buffini. _________________________________________
11 Jan 2010

Students persuade Tesco to double commitment to fairtrade school uniforms


A school student campaign for fairer schoolwear has led to supermarket chain Tesco doubling the number of Fairtrade cotton school uniforms they stock. _________________________________________
18 Aug 2009

Luxury ethical and fair trade bed linen


Premier online ethical retailer the Natural Collection stock a range of organic and fairly traded bed linens. This choice range of linens, like everything in the Natural Collection, conforms to strict ethical principles. _________________________________________
22 Jul 2009

New Deputy Executive Director for Fairtrade Foundation


The Fairtrade Foundation has appointed Mike Gidney to the role of Deputy Executive Director in a move that will help the organisation deliver its ambitious objectives for 2012. _________________________________________
26 Jun 2009

Ideas for ethical valentines day gifts


Below is a short guide with a few links and sources of information that we've found useful for those who would like to have a more ethical valentines day. _________________________________________
23 Jun 2009

New fairtrade women's clothes – women's clothing that’s fairtrade


There are now a great range of fairtrade clothes including fairtrade women's tops to choose from. Here is a selection of the new tops available. _________________________________________
26 May 2009

Support fair trade diamonds and gold


Guard at an illegal diamond mine in Angola

Civil wars in countries such as Angola, Sierra Leone and the Congo have often been funded by the sale of ‘conflict diamonds’. _________________________________________