Knotty Tie

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Knotty Tie

Knotty Tie is a sustainable apparel company that designs and manufactures high quality accessories and home goods while creating jobs for recently resettled immigrants in their local community. From the beginning, the company has specialized in making neckties, bowties, pocket squares, and lightweight scarves in custom fabrics for special events like weddings or company branding.

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Senda Athletics

Senda makes Fair Trade soccer balls emphasizing good craftsmanship and the joy of playing, all while improving lives along the way. Argentina-born, California-based Santiago Halty wants to change the business of soccer balls, support soccer nonprofits, and bring back the fun and community of a casual street game. As he says, “We hope to inspire

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Ocean Sole Africa

Ocean Sole Africa is an elegant solution to the persistent problem of environmental blight, turning ocean trash into unique and colorful works of art. Specifically, the humble and ubiquitous cast-off plastic flip flop. In just one year, Ocean Soul removed about one million flip flops from the oceans and upcycled them into one-of-a-kind collector pieces,

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Cooperative Coffees

Cooperative Coffees is a forward-thinking coffee import cooperative that partners with small-scale coffee farmers and local exporting coops in the developing world to make the industry more sustainable for all. Engaging in direct trade with farmers and connecting with importers all over North America, they have built a strong, ethical supply chain for high quality

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AnaOno

AnaOno is a lingerie company specializing in high-quality bras and undergarments for breast cancer patients and survivors and women who want alternatives. What started as a business by Dana Donfree, herself a breast cancer surviver, has turned into a valuable source of information, advocacy, and community for women. “We believe all women are sexy and

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Pachamama Coffee

Pachamama Coffee Cooperative is a 100% farmer-owned coffee growers cooperative, administrated in Sacramento, California. It brings together thousands of growers from Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and Ethiopia and guarantees that 100% of its profits go back to the farmer-owners. Pachamama offers a wide range of premium organic coffees and offers consumers interesting, exciting, and innovative

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CERO

CERO, or Cooperative Energy, Recycling, and Organics, is a zero-waste commercial composting company based in Dorchester, MA. This bilingual, worker-owned cooperative removes more than 1,000 tons of food waste from the trash cycle annually and gets it to local farms to be composted. Food waste is one of the nation’s biggest trash issues. About 1/3

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New Day Chester

New Day Chester is a visionary redevelopment business that is breathing new life and development into downtown Chester, PA, one of the most economically depressed cities in the nation. By rehabilitating decrepit buildings and renting spaces to artists and socially-minded entrepreneurs, New Day Chester co-owners Devon Walls and the Barred Rock Fund are merging creativity,

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Rende Progress Capital

Rende Progress Capital is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and community loan fund that provides investment with a focus on racial equity. Studies by the U.S. Department of Commerce show that minority-owned firms are three times more likely to be denied loans than white-owned firms. When they are fortunate enough to be offered loans,

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wearwell

Wearwell is a home delivery fashion service that uses savvy stylists to personalize looks for its clients and ships them boxes of hand-picked items to wear or return. Their difference is that wearwell sources its clothing, handbags, and jewelry from companies that are screened for fair wages and labor practices and environmental responsibility. Pieces are

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