Keep on Giving: 7 Gifts for Quality Time with Friends and Family

November 15, 2023

A B Corp Holiday Gift Guide to Add Cheer at Seasonal Gatherings

These holiday gift ideas from Certified B Corporations offer ways to spend time with those who matter most while also giving back to people and the planet. With items made for relaxing at home or enjoying new sights on the road, B Corps can add cheer to gatherings at the holiday and throughout the year.  

The seven products and experiences on this list from B Corps in the U.S. and Canada create benefit for local communities, workers, and the environment. Find ideas to bring those on your gift list together for a good cause and keep the cheer going all year long.

Expedition: Guatemala

Animal Experience International | Canada 

Women-Owned, Small Business, LGBTQIA-Owned

Price: $1,500 USD, $1,989 CAD

As part of this small 2024 expedition, volunteer travelers will work alongside local vets, biologists, and nurses at the Wildlife Rescue Centre in Guatemala. The center admits over 500 animals representing more than 40 species annually. Volunteers will help monkeys, toucans, and anteaters get back to the wild by taking part in animal feeding, cleaning, and enrichment activities. Animal Experience International seeks to help animals around the world by matching clients with animal-related volunteer opportunities at sanctuaries, hospitals, and research projects.

Custom Variety Case

Athletic Brewing Company | United States

Small Business

Price: Varies by selection

Choose from a variety of craft brews to build a case of Athletic Brewing Company’s award-winning non-alcoholic beer. Athletic Brewing donates up to $2 million annually to organizations making a positive impact on the environment and community through its Two for the Trails program. Donations support more than 200 organizations working on projects such as trail building and preservation, urban green space maintenance, waterway cleanup, and invasive species removal.


2021 Rastaban Pinot Noir

Brooks Wine | United States
Price: $70 USD, not available in Canada

The 2021 Rastaban Pinot Noir from Brooks Wine is a full-bodied wine with robust notes of wild strawberries, cherry cola, and red currants. Brooks Wine is backed by a Demeter Biodynamic Certification. That means in addition to national organic certification requirements, the winery also meets extensive standards regarding pest management, weed control, water conservation, and biodiversity. With every purchase, Brooks donates 1% to an environmental nonprofit.

Terra Thread Tote Bag

Gallant International | United States

AAPI-Owned, Small Business

Price: $48.99 USD, $89.13 CAD

Travel sustainably this holiday with this totebag made with organic cotton at a Fair Trade Certified factory. Multiple pockets make it easier to stay organized and keep track of your holiday goodies on the road. Each tote bag purchase supports Feeding America’s campaign to end hunger by helping donate meals to children and families in need.

Regenerative Organic Certified Nicaragua SOPPEXCCA

Groundwork Coffee | United States

Small Business

Price: $18 USD, $24 CAD   

Groundwork Coffee partners with small coffee cooperatives around the world to create Regenerative Organic Certified coffee. In addition to organic farming, the certification promotes holistic agriculture practices such as increased soil organic matter, carbon sequestration, and fair economic conditions for farmers and workers. SOPPEXCCA is a union of 18 co-operatives in northern Nicaragua where 60% of the country’s coffee is produced. It has set up a youth movement to integrate young people into the organisation and promote education, positive values, gender equality, and cultural and environmental awareness.

Vacation Package

Legacy Vacation Resorts | United States

Price: From $80 USD, from $110 CAD

Invite friends and family for a getaway to destinations in Florida, Colorado, Nevada, or New Jersey. Legacy Vacation Resorts provide vacation experiences that respect the environment, employees, and the community. The resorts rely on renewable sources for nearly 20% of their energy needs, offer electric vehicle charging stations, and achieve carbon neutrality by offsetting 100% of guest stays and activities.

Merry Woofmas Collection

P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You) | United States

AAPI-Owned, Small Business

Price: $61.90 USD, $84.99 CAD

The Merry Woofmas Plush Toy Collection features five holiday-themed dog toys. Toys include a stocking that holds a bone, a plate of cookies, an ornament-filled squeaky tree, a tugable elf, and a Santa. P.L.A.Y. fills its dog and cat toys with filler made from 100% post-consumer certified-safe recycled plastic bottles. Since its founding, P.L.A.Y. has recycled 14 million plastic bottles.

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