Monthly Archives: February 2010

Meeting the need for fairly traded goods – a marketing perspective

This article about Fairtrade from a marketing perspective has been written by Heather Skinner who is a Principal Lecturer in Marketing at Glamorgan Business School. We are very grateful to her for these thoughts in Fairtrade Fortnight. As an academic … Continue reading

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Some more about Fairtrade….

Why Fairtrade ? The Fairtrade Foundation gives some good reasons why should support Fairtrade. Read all about them here ! The Fairtrade Foundations’ vision is of a world in which justice and sustainable development are at the heart of trade … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Today marks the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight. There are lots of Fairtrade promotions going on You are invited to join in the Fairtrade Big Swap by swapping your regular coffee, tea, juice, glass of wine, chocolate, rice for a Fairtrade … Continue reading

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Fairtrade – The Big Swap

Fairtrade Fortnight is nearly upon us. It begins on Monday 22nd February. Each year the Fairtrade Foundation has a different theme. This year the theme is the Big Swap. What is Fairtrade? Fairtrade is a global alternative trade movement which … Continue reading

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Ever fancied being a lion ?

Now that’s an unusual question. But have you really ever thought of becoming a lion ? Not the animal type but the human type. The Lions are an international organisation that helps others, and you could be part of them. … Continue reading

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Equality and Freedom – are they Compatible?

Issues of equality are very complicated, said Ziauddin Sardar at the Chaplaincy Lecture on Monday evening. Talking of the current controversy about the Equalities Bill and the Pope’s remarks on it, he drew attention to the tension between contradictory points … Continue reading

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Prayers for Healthcare Worldwide…

The Chaplaincy participates with the Department of Care Sciences in Healthcare Christian Fellowship’s Seven Years of Prayer for healthcare throughout the world. We have special prayers on the first Wednesday of each month. This month we are praying for: o … Continue reading

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