Tag Archives: ethical

Fairtrade Fortnight 2010: Fairtrade and IT

We’re in the middle of Fairtrade Fortnight and it seems like the most advertised one yet, with Cadbury’s adverts joining the push of this year’s “big swap” theme: replace some of the stuff you’d usually buy with Fairtrade alternatives. For … Continue reading

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Co-op Sells Boxed Fairtrade T-shirts

I’ve done a bit of investigating ethical Free Software T-Shirts here in the past. Even when they’re available, it seems a bit odd to buy a fairtrade t-shirt and then get it in plastic wrap and/or on a plastic hanger … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Day: Online Discussion

I’m sceptical about Global Enterpreneurship Week after last year’s problems, but today is Social Enterprise Day, so I’ve tried to get involved with the WalesCoop Ethical Entrepreneurs Online Discussion from 1-2pm and 7-8pm today. Come join us!

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Friday Opinion Request 2: Are Your Free Software T-Shirts Ethical?

News reports have described the use of forced child labour for cotton harvesting in Uzbekistan, which is then used in t-shirts and so on, including those sold by some major shops in England like Asda/Wal-Mart, as I mentioned on the … Continue reading

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