• UKSIF Appoints new Chief Executive

    The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) has appointed Simon Howard, a former Group Chief Investment Officer with over twenty years of experience in investment management, as its new Chief Executive.

  • Leading the Way on Being Fair

    Shared Interest played a key role in a regional conference bringing together Fairtrade organisations and school children from across the north east last week.  The event, which was the first of its kind in the region, took place in the council chamber at Sunderland City Council.

  • Twin and Twin Trading announce new Managing Director

    Twin is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicolas Mounard as Managing Director.  The ethical trade organisation works with smallholders in Africa and Latin America in coffee, cocoa and nuts. 

  • An Outstanding Supporter of Fair Trade

    It is with great sadness and regret that we share the news of Raúl del Águila's death.


  • Traidcraft announces departure of Chief Executive

    Traidcraft Chief Executive Paul Chandler has announced that he is to leave the UK's leading fair trade organisation at the end of March 2013.

  • New CEO for Fairtrade Foundation

    The Fairtrade Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Gidney to the post of Chief Executive Officer as of 3 December 2012.

  • My Time With Shared Interest

    Introducing you to Hattie Robertson, who is volunteering with Shared Interest as part of her career development module at Newcastle University.

    Here is a bit of insight into her time with us here in the Marketing and Communications team.

  • Every Economic Decision has a Moral Consequence

    As a "nation in a hurry", has our easy access to credit and the fast and impersonal nature of technology sped up our purchasing activity and left little time for reflection on our actions? The world in which we live is competitive, but is it happy? National Ethical Investment saw panellists asking these questions at a topical debate on the choices we make when it comes to our money....

  • Welcoming our Overseas Team

    Shared Interest head office was busier than usual at the end of the September as we were joined by our overseas colleagues; Rachel Ngondo, John Dossou, Paul Sablich and Andrea Miguel de Priego.

  • Inspirational Volunteers: Stephen's Story

    Shared Interest volunteers work within their own community to change lives around the world. They are unique in that they often don't see the end result of their time, as the impact of their role is not on their own doorstep. But what keeps Shared Interest volunteers committed to the organisation and fair trade on a long term basis? Find out more from Stephen who has been part of Shared Interest's voluntary network in the UK for several years.