Making your business more sustainable and environmentally friendly is cool, but being sustainable by design is super cool!
There are many companies who have developed green business models that provide products and services that have intrinsic sustainability attributes.
In this post we highlight our top 10 super cool, super green and sustainable companies for 2014.
The list is in no particular order as we think each company has attributes that are worthy of equal recognition.
Green Mountain Coffee believe in using the power of business to make the world a better place. Each step on the long road from tree to cup gives us an opportunity to create better coffee, and a better world.
From carefully sourcing and roasting the highest quality beans, to empowering employees and protecting the environment, Green Mountain Coffee focus on what’s important.
Their goal is to create truly inspired coffee that’s environmentally sound, socially just, and undeniably delicious. We’re sold!!!
In 2006, American traveller Blake Mycoskie befriended children in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet.
Wanting to help, he created TOMS Shoes, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. One for One.
Blake returned to Argentina with a group of family, friends and staff later that year with 10,000 pairs of shoes made possible by TOMS customers.
Abe’s Market is a brilliant and innovative online marketplace for great natural products. Essentially, the company connect buyers seeking amazing natural products with the people who make them.
With Abe’s Market there is no need to prowl the Internet for a broader natural product selection than can be found at your local natural market.
At Abe’s Market, you can get all your natural product buying done in one place.
Preserve makes stylish, high performance, eco-friendly products for the home. The company believes that choosing eco-friendly products doesn’t mean having to sacrifice quality, price, or performance.
Preserve products are made from 100% recycled plastics and 100% post-consumer paper. By using recycled materials, the company’s products save energy, preserve natural resources and create an incentive for communities to recycle.
We seriously recommend having a look at this company – where practical art meets recycling!
Remarkable is an innovative UK eco-manufacturing company.
The company was established in 1996 and is considered a UK iconic business for inventive and dynamic recycled products.
Driven by a passion and belief that the environment needs to be treated with care, Remarkable make economically viable, good quality ‘new life’, cool everyday products, in their red brick UK based factory: UK waste, UK made.