In a year where it’s felt like so much is beyond our control, you can still decide where to invest your holiday gift budget. We love the idea of purchasing gifts from conscious brands who are looking to leave a positive mark on the world.
As a company that coaches entrepreneurs on how to grow meaningful businesses, we’ve seen some truly incredible companies who are making a difference. We wanted to highlight two Succeed On Purpose business graduates who are making the world a better place.
Our first gift guide item comes from Solutions.™, a Public Benefit Corporation who offers handmade goods while supporting those in need through their A Day’s Work™ low-barrier work program.
The remaining gift guide items come from conscious businesses on the Mindful Market platform. Mindful Market is a marketplace for socially responsible small businesses committed to making the world a better place.
Solutions. candles are handcrafted by those who are homeless or in critical or pivotal situations. They earn a paycheck and meal for each shift worked. These candles are 100% natural soy wax, non-toxic, paraffin and phtalate-free. Create ambiance in any home with a Solutions. candle. In addition to holiday scents, some of the most popular fragrances include, Lavender & Sage and Gratitude. Their pure essential oil hand sanitizers also make great stocking stuffers!
This is the perfect gift for anyone looking to reduce their carbon footprint. This eco-friendly starter pack includes two produce bags, three mesh bags, a pack of makeup remover/cleansing pads and one scouring sponge. The sponge is 100% linen and all remaining products are 100% organic cotton.
Based in Cambodia, Kingdom of Wow! provides an all-female team a fair wage to support themselves and their families. Materials are sustainably sourced, and trees are planted to offset any carbon created. These cozy, handmade slippers are available for both men and women.
These hand-crafted, small batch candles were created to bring peace and tranquility to those you love. These 8 oz. candles are made from organic soy, lead-free wax and contain organic botanicals, crystals and essential oils
For the pet lover in your life, Chews Happiness® offers wholesome and indulgent creations in eco-friendly packaging. 1% of their revenue goes to an animal rescue in Bhutan. Their projects also support low carbon, indigenous lifestyles by working with small farmers, beekeepers, women’s’ cooperatives and yak herders in Bhutan.
Wrap your gifts in something beautiful and eco-friendly. These one-of-a-kind pieces are made through a screen printing technique on 100% cotton fabric, creating a custom pattern.
Gift a statement necklace made from eco-friendly material. This lightweight necklace is made from reclaimed leather and metal. Save the planet in style this holiday season!
Give the conscious business owner in your life a break this holiday season. KavCom: Conscious Communications, LLC has supported “work as a force for good” companies in all aspects of business growth. Gift a 500-word article or blog for $50 so they can get some time back in their day and grow their business.
Do you know someone who’s struggling with stress? Gift them a 40-minute session with coach, ShaRon Rea, who has a vision for a judgement-free world. Help your loved ones get back to experiencing the joys of life without stress.
Stephanie Renna has been working with Succeed On Purpose since 2012, and now serves as the brand leader. Her purpose is to bring joy.