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Holiday shopping is even more fun when you know you’re supporting companies that use business as a force for good. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite B Corps that sell great products and have solid values. Read on to find gift ideas for everyone on your list.

For the Coffee Guru:

KeepCup, one of the founding B Corps in Australia, manufactures environmentally friendly, reusable coffee cups. Every year, they keep millions of disposable cups from hitting the landfill, and they also have programs in place to reduce waste and energy consumption. Their top-quality, travel-friendly cups come in a variety of styles and colors, and you can even design your own.

For the Outdoorsy Guy or Gal:

Cotopaxi designs clothing, accessories and camping gear that’s stylish and functional. Make sure to read up on their exclusive llama fleece insulation, which can stand up to a variety of weather conditions. Bonus: 1% of Cotopaxi’s profits are donated to organizations fighting poverty and supporting community development.

For the Winter Sports Enthusiast:

Burton is a big business that’s making a big impact with their mission and values. From sustainability programs and their own non-profit, to a commitment to using safe chemicals and materials in their manufacturing process, they continue to find new ways to do good. Head over to their website to find topnotch snowboards, clothing and accessories for anyone who loves to hit the slopes.

For the Hipster:

Oaklandish, a fashion line with roots in Oakland, California, has a mission to spread “local love” via their line of t-shirts, hoodies and accessories. What started as a public art project to showcase the unique culture of their city, is now a thriving business that gives back to people and places in the Oakland community.


For the Utilitarian:

Preserve is an eco-conscious company that makes practical products for day-to-day needs. From toothbrushes made out of yogurt cups to tableware that’s been upcycled into take-out containers, their innovations are good for people and the planet.

For Just About Anyone:

EO makes plant-based bath and body products with pure essential oils and sustainably-farmed ingredients. Taking their eco-commitment even further, they have established an impressive zero-waste factory. With a wide selection of products that pamper from head-to-toe, you’ll find something for everyone at EO.

OluKai manufactures stylish footwear that’s super comfy, but what we love most is their commitment to community, the environment and their workforce. Whether you’re looking for casual shoes, boots, sandals or even slippers, their website offers tons of options.

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MPOWERED launched the first-ever inflatable solar light in 2012 with a mission to provide an affordable clean energy solution for people around the globe. To date, they have impacted lives in more than 90 countries. Their portable lights come in handy on camping trips, during power outages and much more!

Bombas has taken everyday socks to a new level with an innovative design that boosts comfort and performance. But that’s not the only reason you’ll feel good wearing them. For every item purchased, a similar item is donated to someone in need.

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Uncommon Goods is an independently owned business with a passion for giving back—to date, they have donated over $2,000,000 to several non-profits. Offering everything from unique stocking stuffers to home décor, you’re sure to find something for everyone when you shop their online marketplace.

BONUS IDEA:

If you want to go against the norm this holiday, check out Who Gives a Crap. It’s a cheeky toilet paper company (with really cute packaging!) that donates 50% of their profits to build toilets and improve sanitation in the developing world. Maiya gifted Who Gives a Crap products to her entire extended family one year, and everyone loved it!
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