Behind the Gift: 15 Gifts That Give Back

November 9, 2021

A B Corp Gift Guide for Items that Invest in Important Causes

Create positive social impact with every gift purchased from these Certified B Corporations committed to giving back! We’ve rounded up 15 ideas from our community of B Corps that are using your purchase to reinvest in worthy charities, making giving back part of their business model. From ocean stewardship to supporting domestic violence survivors, you’ll find an important cause you care about. 

Make a difference with every purchase this holiday season. 


A Vacation With A Purpose 

By Animal Experience International | Canada 

Price: Starting at $1,200 CAD

Calling all animal and travel lovers! Make your next volunteer experience an international one with Animal Experience International. From a wildlife sanctuary in Malawi to wild horse science in Mongolia, these trips are specifically designed to provide meaningful volunteer experiences with animals. Travelers will feel safe, welcome, and know they are being of service on these consent-based travel and tourism experiences.


Vintage Pinot Noir

By Brooks Wine | United States 

Price: $65 USD

For every bottle of wine ordered from Brooks Wine, a portion of your purchase goes directly to their impact partners 1% For the Planet and Kiss the Ground. This bottle of hallmark vintage Pinot Noir comprises three clones of Pinot Noir grapes from the Brooks Estate vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills in Oregon. This Pinot Noir showcases gorgeous black fruit brambly notes on the nose, well-integrated tannin, and an old world black peppercorn and graphite finish.


Reusable Water Bottle 

By Fill it Forward | Canada  

Price: $15 CAD / $15 USD

When you buy a reusable product from Fill it Forward, you are connected to an app allowing you to contribute to charitable projects around the world, and track your environmental impact, while staying hydrated. The Cupanion bottle is dishwasher safe, leakproof, holds carbonation (for up to eight days), has two flat sides for easy storage, and is made in the U.S. Reuse it just two times to offset carbon emissions generated in production.


Stovetop Espresso Maker

By GROSCHE | Canada

Price: $30-$55 CAD/$22-$50 USD

Every GROSCHE product sold funds 50-plus days of safe drinking water to people in need via the company’s safe water project. By choosing GROSCHE, you’re making a positive difference in someone’s life. Hence the GROSCHE brand mission: Every Cup Fills Another. The GROSCHE Milano is the best-selling series of Stovetop Espresso coffee makers. These types of coffee percolators are also called moka pots, and are an authentic Italian style of brewing espresso coffee. These moka pot stovetop espresso makers brew a strong, rich and smooth espresso that is more dense than regular drip coffee makers, French presses, or pour over. 


Waves of Change Tee

By Kindhumans | United States 

Price: $42 USD 

Help create Waves of Change with the purchase of this inspiring tee — 100% of proceeds go to Un Mar de Colores, an organization cultivating inclusivity, diversity, and ocean stewardship through surf therapy for children of color and underserved youth. This tee is sustainably sourced, 100% organic cotton and made using a chemical-free dyeing process. 


Massage Cube

By KOA+ROY | United States 

Price: $40 USD

Gift your loved ones the wellness experience from the comfort of their home. Massage Cube is a solid balm uniquely formulated with all-natural ingredients to help ease daily body aches while nourishing the skin. Infused with a powerful blend of CBD extract, arnica, and aloe vera, the cube is perfect for working into sore muscles and swollen joints and for exchanging massages. KOA+ROY supports reforestation efforts across the globe by partnering with the nonprofit organization One Tree Planted to plant one tree for each product sold.

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12 Days of Giving (Chocolate Edition)

By Lake Champlain Chocolates | United States

Price: $15 USD (only available in the U.S.)
Help spread joy this holiday season with a gourmet collection of 12 organic chocolate squares in 38% milk and 57% dark chocolate. Inside each individually wrapped square is a suggested act of kindness encouraging recipients to bring joy to others. In return, enjoy a sweet reward. This gift encourages you and your gift recipients to give back yourselves, starting with the ideas within each chocolate. Like a snowflake, each act of kindness is fleeting, but its beauty and combined influence can have a lasting impact. Treat yourself, or someone special, to this gift box and remember: The greatest gift to share is kindness!


Clothing 

By Live Sozy | United States 

Price: Varies

Every purchase at Sozy is making a collective difference in the world, with 10% of profit supporting survivors of sexual violence and an additional 10% of profit supporting other charitable and environmental initiatives. Sozy specializes in making style and comfort synonymous so women can look and feel good every day. 


Inflatable Solar Light 

By MPOWERD | United States 

Price: $45 USD

Power up with this inflatable solar light. With cell phone charging capabilities, 150 lumens, and lasting up to 50 hours on a single charge, this compact solar lantern will take you further than ever before. Each product sold through MPOWERD helps provide clean energy to people around the world who need it most. 


Women-Made, Women-Run Pantry Box

By Narrative Provisions | United States 

Price: $189 USD

Narrative Provision designs gift boxes with carefully selected products from small-scale makers with mindful practices. Created with a commitment to supporting small business owners who are often shut out from financing, this pantry box is packed with wonderful culinary products from outstanding women producers and growers. Fill your pantry with sweet and decadent goodness and directly support the advancement and empowerment of women business owners in Los Angeles and beyond. Each purchase of this box enables a donation of $20 to Accion Opportunity Fund to upend inequities and catalyze change so small business owners of all identities can thrive.


Cedar & Sage Lotion and Hand Soap Duo

By ONEKA | Canada 

Price: $37 CAD / $33 USD

Experience the natural earthy scent of cedar and sage in this hand soap and lotion combo. Better yet, reuse it over and over again with ONEKA’s refillable glass bottle. ONEKA works in partnership to remove three plastic bottles for every 500 ml of product sold, helping prevent ocean plastic pollution. Additionally, ONEKA commits to reducing and offsetting carbon emissions beyond its annual consumption to ensure the lowest environmental impact possible. 


Couples Pack: Bring Your Sexy Back Edition

By Organic Ocean Seafood | Canada 

Price: $126 CAD (only available in Canada)

Organic Ocean was founded by passionate fishers focused on creating positive change throughout the fishing and seafood industry. Since launching its online fish market, Organic Ocean has donated enough seafood to create two meals for every order it receives. The B Corp has launched Until We Are All Fed, which, as the name implies, is intended to provide for the donation of seafood for as long as it takes to end hunger within its community. Experience one of their most popular premade seafood packs, Organic Ocean’s Couples Pack, which consists of an assortment of premium quality, sustainably harvested seafood items. It’s the perfect variety for those that appreciate convenient, healthy, sustainable seafood. 


Chocolate That Brings Awareness 

By Rescue Chocolate | United States 

Price: $36 USD

Enjoy a delicious flavor experience while supporting the lifesaving work done by Rescue Chocolate’s beneficiaries. Rescue Chocolate donates all profits to various animal rescue organizations. This particular recipe features a chewy-crunchy combo with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and fleur de sel flavors and works to bring awareness to feral cat colonies. 


Holiday Cards

By The Community Company | Canada 

Price: $22 CAD for a set of five

Give your holiday card even more meaning by shopping with The Community Company. Every holiday card purchased will help deliver three holiday postcards to long-term care homes and social support centers. The holiday cards with designs from 2020 were created by individuals overcoming adversity, and all creators earn money for every holiday card sold through a linked prosperity model. 


Rainbow Variety Pack of Nut and Seed Butter

By Yumbutter | United States 

Price: $35 USD

Rest easy knowing that for every pouch of Yumbutter you buy, you are helping provide meals and holistic care to malnourished children and their families through the Buy One, Help Nourish program. A rainbow variety pack offers one each of Yumbutter’s nut and seed butters: Organic Peanut, Superfood Cashew, Organic Sunflower, Classic Creamy Almond, Superfood Almond, and Plant Protein Almond. Squeeze onto your on-the-go snacks for a boost of protein to fuel you through your next adventure.

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