Equal Exchange

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Equal Exchange

Equal Exchange is one of the largest and best known worker-owned cooperatives in the country. One of the pioneers of the Fair Trade movement, they have focused on the promotion and distribution of Fair Trade foodstuffs for over 30 years and have helped introduce the concept of Fair Trade to mainstream retail outlets and consumers. 

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Kreyol Essence

Kreyol Essence is a natural hair and skin care line made with organic oils grown in Haiti. The company was recently featured on ABC’s Shark Tank. (Watch it here.) Our Investment Committee discovered Kreyol Essence earlier, while looking for a stellar green company for the foundation’s UnDreamed of Award. Kreyol Essence was awarded the UnDreamed Of

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Yellow Leaf Hammocks

“Do good. Relax.” This brilliant motto captures the dual mission of Yellow Leaf Hammocks, which creates sustainable and independent employment for neglected and oppressed rural tribes of Thailand. These “People of the Yellow Leaves,” the Mlabri, create beautiful handcrafted hammocks which are sold on the international market for the benefit of these hardworking, family-oriented communities

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AlwaysOn (ROAR for Good)

AlwaysOn is a hotel safety platform that is designed to keep housekeeping staff safe in their daily work. Developed with the input of hotel staff, the system employs a high-level tracking device that allows housekeepers to summon help simply and quietly. Its dead-zone protection and room-level tracking capability help hotels to keep their most vulnerable

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Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate started in the early 90s, when cocoa farmers set up one of the first farmer-owned chocolate companies with districution in the UK. Pioneers of the Fair Trade chocolate movement, Divine gives 45% of the company’s ownership to the cocoa farmers themselves. This is a model to be replicated. Their business model leverages farmers’

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The GREEN Program

The GREEN Program offers short-term, experiential educational trips that allow university students to learn about some of our world’s most interesting and pressing issues first hand. This Philadelphia-based organization offers college students the chance to travel to destinations like Iceland, Peru, Japan, and Nepal for 10-day in-depth educational trips and receive college credit. Travelers learn

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First Step Staffing

First Step Staffing is a non-profit that focuses on job training and placement for those just entering or re-entering the job market. The organization works with veterans, those who have recently experienced homelessness, and citizens re-entering the workforce after serving time in prison. It has provided over 7,500 people with their first job assignment. The organization

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Wash Cycle Laundry

Clean Laundry. Clean Planet. Clean Slates. This is the motto of Wash Cycle laundry, an ecologically smart laundry service. Founded in 2010 in Phialdelphia, this innovative laundry and linen rental service company provides commercial laundry services to hotel and businesses, with a focus on those that are poorly served by industrial laundries. They pick up

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tonlé

On a Fulbright Scholarship, tonlé founder Rachel Faller saw the human and economic impact of fast fashion first hand. Upon her return, she set out to forge a kinder path with her zero-waste clothing company. They make beautiful apparel from after-market fabric remnants and garment scraps. Their mostly female Cambodian employees are paid far more

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Grant Blvd

Grant Blvd is a sustainable fashion brand that upcycles thrift clothing to make one-0f-a-kind creations and high style clothing lines. Company founder Kimberly McGlonn is an outspoken and articulate champion of environmentalism and racial justice. She also uses some of her fashions to raise the issue of the high incarceration rate in the US. Her

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