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Fairware has been committed to ‘using business as a force for good’ from day one and is a proud founding Canadian B Corp.
We are in the company of great brands like Danone, Patagonia, Ben and Jerry’s and over 150 Canadian businesses. It is important to us to be a part of a larger community working for positive change on both the social and environmental fronts. We are required to re-certify every three years, which keeps us on our toes, striving to improve. It’s a great framework for identifying and monitoring progress. It is also an important signal to our customers, vendors and peers that we’re committed to a business model that reflects community and environmental priorities.
B Corporations are certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. In addition to completing the Impact Assessment, we are required to adopt the B Corp legal framework into our governing documents and sign the B Corp Declaration of Interdependence. Find out more about certification here.
There is a growing global community of over 2,400 companies in 50 countries who are actively solving social and environmental problems.
Read more about our B Corp Assessment here.
PRODUCT WITH PURPOSE
ABOUT MiiR is a design forward and generosity driven drinkware company with a social and environmental mission to choose people and planet over the demands of Wall Street. Working with amazing nonprofits, MiiR’s Product to Project® model means every MiiR product sold helps fund giving projects that curate a healthy environment, clean water, and strong communities.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp
• 1% for the Planet • Climate Neutral • Give Back Program • Independently owned and operated • Sustainable Materials
Vacuum Insul ated Wide Mouth Bott l e - 20 Oz .
Sta inl ess Stee l Pint Tumbl er - 16 Oz .
Vacuum Insul ated Wine Tumbl er - 10 Oz
ABOUT tentree pride themselves on their Earth-First commitment to making choices in a world where the planet and its people come first, always. tentree supplies comfortable and sus- tainable apparel that give back to the earth every time you purchase an item. You buy - 10 trees get planted - every item, every time. That means you are making a choice to make big change happen. Over 50 million trees have been planted and tentree are on a mission to plant 1 billion trees by 2030 - that’s crazy tonnes of CO2 that has been removed from the atmosphere.
In addition, tentree only source the most sustainable fibers and materials for their product. They take social responsibil- ity seriously and take great pride in finding better, healthier, and more Eco-progressive solutions for their customers.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Climate Neutral Certified
• Sustainable Materials • Ethical Manufacturing • 10 Trees Planted for Every Item Sold
Organi c Cotton C l ass i c Hoodi e & Shor t S l eeve
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Track to Sustainable Development Goals • Recycling Program • Participate in Circular Economy • Run Microfactories in a Range of Cities • Renewable Material - Bamboo CHOP VALUE
ABOUT Chop Value collects chopsticks from their recycling partners and manufactures closed-loop products made from a new composite material to create high-performance, sus- tainable essentials engineered for a second life. Chop Value’s process keeps chopsticks out of landfills and virgin materials in the forest - redefining waste to resource.
Coaster Set of 4
Square Cheese Board
Char cuter i e Board
ABOUT XACT is a premium lifestyle brand with a social goodness mission. They want to spend their lives being courageous and doing things that make this world better and they want the you to have the gear you need to get it done. Sustainabil- ity sourced at every step of the supply and manufacturing chain, all products purchased directly benefits The Planet Water Foundation.
Materials are made from recycled polyester, and designed with built-in tech & storage solutions helping you travel smarter.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Sustainable Materials • 2% Sales for Planet Water Foundation
Oxygen 25 - 25L Backpack
Oxygen 35 - 35L Backpack
Oxygen 45 - 45L Hybr id Backpack Duf fe l
ABOUT ChicoBag advocates for policies that limit single-use prod- ucts and, ultimately, make the world better and safer. No more wasteful single-use bags, utensils, and containers - Encouraging others to switch to safe, long-lasting, reusable products. The Zero Waste Pay It Forward Program encourages people to send in their tired, worn and torn reusable bags - after a lifetime of wear and tear, they want them to go to a good home and avoid the items sent to the landfill.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • 1% for the Planet • Climate Neutral
• Ethical Manufacturing • Zero-waste Operations • Pay it Forward Program
SnackTime rePETe Dye - Subl imated Sandwi ch Bag To -Go Ware rePETe™ C l ass i c Utens i l Set
Trave l Pack rePETe™ Backpack (Packs Down to Pouch)
ABOUT Love Bottle was created to help our bodies, communities, and planet’s physical and emotional health. Love Bottle is about bringing Love and Water together. Every bottle has love messages embedded into the glass - you feel all the warm fuzzies. Love Bottle believes love is contagious, and showing care, compassion, and empathy in- spires feelings in others, reducing stress, encouraging a long life, and improving mental well-being.
They believe in giving back and helping people who need it and donating 5% of their revenue back into the world, both in monetary donations and kind donations and getting clean water to communities that need it.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Woman Owned • Based in North America • 100% USA Sourced and Manufactured • Non-Toxic • Supporter of charity: water
Love Bott l e Deta i l s
Ful l Co l our Custom Pr int Capabi l i t i es
Compl ete l y Custom - Create A Unique Ser i es
ABOUT KeepCup measures their success in use and reuse, and increasingly in how workplaces, events and cities are going disposable free. They’re message is there is no substitute for a reusable product you already have. These cups are reusable and made of mindful, safe, and sustainable materials. Buy once. Buy well. Reuse. Repair. “People purchase KeepCups because they love the way they look and feel, and continue to use them because they form a positive habit.”
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • 1% for the Planet • Best for the World 2021
• Plastic Parts are BPA and BPS Free Polypropylene • Estimated break-even with disposable cup: 15 uses • Gender Equality - Leadership Team > 50% Female • Campaign to Support Behaviour Change
Cork Bl ack - 12 Oz .
Cork Bl ack - 12 Oz . Packaged
C l ear Pl ast i c Brew Mi x - 12 Oz .
ABOUT Newly makes beautiful home goods from 100% recycled or re-purposed materials. Their manufacturing prioritizes resource efficiency to minimize water use and greenhouse gas emissions and actively divert waste from areas needing protection, such as waterways and land. Newly aims for a strong contribution to the argument that businesses can, and must, be more sustainable, more efficient, and more honest about their impacts. - B Corps unite!
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • 1% for the Planet • 100% Recycled or Re-purposed Materials
Gray Di v ide Throw Bl anket - 50” X 60”
Cross Throw Bl anket - 50” X 60”
Tavo l a Whi skey Tumbl er - 1 1 Oz .
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • BPA Free • Good Design Award 2016 & 2017 MEMOBOTTLE
ABOUT Human convenience is often the catalyst for environmental harm. Memobottle understands to lead a social movement and break the populations’ dependence on single-use drink bottles, a truly convenient, beautiful alternative needed to be created. Memobottle is a creative initiative based out of Melbourne, Australia and a proud supporter of Water.org, an internation- al non-profit organization that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world with access to safe water and sanitation.
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ABOUT Patagonia is in the business to save our home planet. Their aim is to use their resources, voice, their business, and com- munity to do something about the climate crisis. Patagonia is the ‘gold standard’ in sustainable business. A founding B Corp, the founder of 1% For the Planet and a lead- er in sustainable materials and ethical sourcing, we’re proud to be a partner and share their product line. Co-branding on approval only.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • 1% for the Planet • Social Responsibility Programs • Sustainable and Recycled Materials
Women’s C l ass i c Synchi l l a J acket
Bl ack Ho l e Duf fe l - 55L
Men’s Nano Puf f ® Vest
ABOUT Known Supply has set out to humanize the apparel industry by celebrating those people who make the clothing we wear. By working with under served populations to provide meaningful work and fair wages and educating people about how impactful clothing purchases can have when made thoughtfully. WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Sustainable Fibers & Fabrics • Fare Trade Certified KNOWN SUPPLY
Known Supply offers quality staples for all wardrobes - items that will last for years to come. The majority of their collec- tion is made using organic cotton and utilize GOTS Certified organic cotton for nearly everything they produce.
Organi c Canvas Tote Bag
Uni sex F l eece Sweatshi r t
FILL IT FORWARD
ABOUT By using customizable, reusable products, Fill It Forward encourages programs and businesses to promote themselves while eliminating single-use bottles and bags and contribut- ing to charitable projects around the world. Attach trackers to each product and scan each time you reuse - contributing to donations for life-changing programs. These efforts allow Fill It Forward to provide clean drinking water and nutritious food to those in need.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp
• UN Global Compact • Lifetime Guarantee • Living Wage Network Ontario • Tote bag - Made of 20 recycled bottles • Bottles - BPA Free - USA Made
F i l l i t Forward Bott l e Tag and Bag Tag Tracker s
The Tote Bag - Ho lds 50 Lbs
Cupani on Bott l e and Trave l Mug
ABOUT Cotopaxi’s principle, Do Good, is part of their giving model to company culture and sustainable product design. They use their business as a vehicle to make an impact. Cotopaxi puts 1% of its revenue toward addressing poverty and supporting community development as a certified B Corp. Ethics during every phase of a product’s life-cycle is vital - from product design to its manufacture and sale. They work with respected employees who sew them, suppliers who uphold a strict code of conduct, and their passion for recycling and re-purposing.
Utilizing leftover fabrics, Cotopaxi brings us the (Re)Purpose™ Collection. Material from other companies’ larger production runs gives every pack a unique colour combination of 100% re-purposed durable, nylon shell fabric.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Climate Neutral Certified • 1% Annual Revenue to Cotopaxi Foundation • Gear & Equipment Trade-In Program • Utilizes Recycled and Re-purposed Materials
Luzon Backpack - 18L
Batac Backpack - 16L
De l Di a Hip Pack - 3L
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Woman Owned • Supporter of UNICEF • Supporter of Lonely Whale S’WELL
ABOUT S’well designs reusable product that is sustainable and styl- ish. Its beautiful forms are fused with function to make “do- ing the right thing a crave-worthy experience.” Their efforts bring pleasure and beauty to a sustainable living. The company is a proud partner of UNICEF, helping to pro- vide clean and safe water to the world’s most vulnerable and supports efforts to build infrastructure, educate families on water-borne diseases and promote national reform to make a sustainable, long-lasting change.
Teak Wood Shaker Set
Teak Wood Dr ink Chi l ler - 12 Oz.
Eats Onyx Food Bowl - 21 . 5 Oz .
S ’ ip Trave l Mug F l at Whi te & Cof fee Bl ack - 16 Oz .
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • 1% for the Planet • Climate Neutral Certified • Ethical Suppliers • Plastic Free Packaging • Sustainable & Recycled Materials • E-Waste Recycling NIMBLE
ABOUT Nimble is committed to reducing their environmental impact through better production means and materials, design and planning, and encouraging buyers to help reduce the amount of eWaste and plastic bound for the landfill by returning their used items for recycling. In addition, their packaging is 100% plastic-free, made from recycled scrap paper with no harmful inks or dyes and fully recyclable and biodegradable!
Apo l l o Duo Wi re l ess Dua l Pad
Champ L i te Por tabl e Charge - 15W
Champ Pro Por tabl e Charge - 60W
ABOUT Bettering the world through business as a force for good is what Bellroy is all about. They make products that are well made and meant to last and be used and loved as long as possible. In addition, Bellroy aims to eliminate severe toxins from products and packaging, seek biodegradable or recy- clable materials and products where it makes sense, reduce waste and energy consumption, and actively pursue a better understanding of their impact and how to reduce it.
WHY THEY’RE COOL • B Corp • Supporter of Farm Forward • Supporter of Centre for Effective Altruism & Effective Altruism
• Premium Environmentally Cert. Leather • Utilizes Recycled & Plant Based Materials
Laptop S l eeve - 13 in up to 16 in
Card Ho lder
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