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Stories of Al Capone, American prohibition and the moonshiners of the 1920’s are well recognised and Scotland, like the USA, had a similar period starting in the 1600’s that lasted much longer. Full of exciting tales, Scotland’s illicit whisky makers were known as PeatReekers and their story strays a little beyond the romantic side of […]

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Veronica and her family collecting water at the local village pump

The borehole in Kantukure Village provides water to over 250 families; a total of 1,500 people. Veronica often has to wake up early to collect water due to the lengthy queues at the water pump and, with such heavy usage, it often used to break down. Veronica told us: “When our borehole stopped working in […]

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Water pump in Nerehebi

The Ashanti region of Ghana is home to many cocoa-growers living in small towns – like the ones I visited this week; Nerebehi and Asamang – with very poor water and sanitation facilities that fall woefully short of meeting the communities’ needs. Nerebehi has a population of over 5,000 people, yet the community has only […]

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Reflective thoughts from our Commercial Director, Paul, following his recent trip to Malawi with the World Duty Free team. Clean water and good sanitation are both, to mix metaphors, the catalyst & foundations for positive change. But the walls, roof, rooms and so on that make the foundations a place worth living in, is education. One of life’s […]

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Win a B Corp goody bag!

Prize draw now closed. Thank you for entering. Keep checking back for more prize draws and competitions! Following the success of B Corp Month in February, we’re giving away two B Corp goody bags, jam-packed full of all our favourite B Corp brands including Pukka, Rebel Kitchen, Method UK, COOK, Propercorn, Ella’s Kitchen, Divine, Lily’s […]

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WaterPumpMalawi

Sent by our Commerical Director, Paul, on his current trip to Malawi with the World Duty Free team. I have never been to Africa, let alone a country such as Malawi. Wikipedia reliably told me the average per capita income is $330 p.a. The UK is something like 100 times that. Malawi is also called […]

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According to the Natural Hydration Council, our brains are around 70% water, so it’s no wonder that we need to stay adequately hydrated and drink more in order to perform at our best. As a guide, The European Food Safety Authority recommends a total water intake of 2 litres for women and 2.5 litres for […]

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Girl drinking water from community tap | Blog: What actually is a B Corp?

Back in September 2015, Global Ethics Limited (The One Brand) became one of the first UK businesses to achieve B Corp status; an achievement that we are still immensely proud of today. But what actually is a B Corp? B Corporations are certified by the nonprofit B Lab, meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental […]

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I’m sad to say that this is my last day at One. I’ve had an incredible two and a half years working at this inspirational company that’s truly transforming lives – and I wanted to use this opportunity to share some of my many highlights before I pack up and go. Here are 14 reasons […]

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