Tag Archive for 'fairtrade'

Mondomundi’s Fairtrade Traidcraft event on 18 and 19 September 2012

September 16th, 2012 by Mondomundi

Mondomundi, the Guernsey Fairtrade supplier, is holding its annual Traidcraft Catalogue preview event on 18 and 19 September 2012 at Mondomundi in the St Martin’s Court Co-Op Complex, Guernsey from 5 pm until 8 pm. Now in its sixth year, the event showcases the Autumn/Winter collection from the bi-annual catalogue of Traidcraft, which is the […]

CI Co-operative Society provides Helping Hands for voluntary sector

June 14th, 2012 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited gave £156,862 to community, environmental and charity projects throughout the islands in 2011. One of its most well established initiatives Helping Hands, now in its 19th year, attracted applications from over 100 local charities last year and the resulting donations totalled £17,000 to 43 charities. ‘Our policy, as the […]

Mondomundi celebrates Fairtrade

March 13th, 2012 by Mondomundi

Mondomundi held an event to raise awareness of the importance of buying Fairtrade chocolate and other products at its Traidcraft Big Brew evening on Monday 5 March 2012. Traidcraft’s Big Brew campaign is a nationwide initiative that helps individuals, businesses and the community host events that highlight how Fairtrade brings hope to many thousands of […]

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s support for Fairtrade

March 7th, 2012 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has furthered its commitment to Fairtrade products and has pledged to stock only Fairtrade certified bananas in its Jersey and Guernsey stores from this month. “The Society is well known for its strong commitment to retailing Fairtrade products,” said Jim Plumley, Chief Commercial Officer for The Channel Islands Co-operative Society. […]

The Jersey Fairtrade Island Group presents ‘A Fair Feast’ in St. Helier, Jersey

September 2nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Jersey Fairtrade Island Group presents ‘A Fair Feast’ on Tuesday, 21 September 2010 at 7.30 pm at the Assembly Room in the Town Hall, St. Helier, Jersey. Harriet Lamb, Executive Director of the Fairtrade Foundation, will give a presentation “If you can, buy local; if not, buy Fairtrade!” The evening event will include a […]

Minutes of the Jersey Climate Action Network meeting on 31 August 2010

September 1st, 2010 by Jeremy Harris

Jersey Climate Action Network held their monthly meeting on 31 August 2010 at the Frances Le Sueur Centre, Les Mielles, St. Ouen, Jersey. Present: 16 people were present, including Maria Barnicoat, Francis Binney, Mark Forskitt, Jeremy Harris, Hazel Jones, Nigel Jones, Roger Jones, Caroline Leach, Jo McAllister, Nick Palmer, Ruth Rolls, Joy Thompson, and Bob […]

Fairtrade is a great way to relieve poverty overseas – Fairtrade in Guernsey

July 5th, 2010 by Phil Soulsby

Phil Soulsby of the Mundi Group Ltd. was invited to give a talk on his work to promote Fair Trade in Guernsey as part of the “Meeting Point” series of talks in the Town church. These are his notes from the talk he gave on 2 July 2010. The aim of Fairtrade is to treat […]

Business and Ethics, are they poles apart?

April 22nd, 2009 by Jim Hopley

Responsible Retailing. Jim Hopley, Chief Executive of the Channel Islands Co-op concludes this series on Responsible Retailing and looks at the local social dividend payable as a result of responsible trading. If ever there was an activity which ties itself up in knots trying to get a simple message across, it is that aspect of […]