Earth Day 2020: B Corp Certified Brands at the Co-Op
Six eco-friendly brands to love at Co-Opportunity Market
Some of our favorite brands are balancing purpose and profit as certified B Corps. Supporting Certified B Corporations represents a conscious way to do business. Feel good knowing that you’re supporting a company whose social and environmental practices are as good as the product it sells.
B Corp Certified since 2013, local favorite Beanfields is known for their positivily addicting bean & rice chips made with no corn, gluten, or GMOs and free of the top 8 ingredients that cause food allergies. Beanfields utilizes the most sustainable crop source-beans making crops that use less water, improve the soil and do not require fertilizer.
Family-owned and run, Dr. Bronner’s honors the vision of its founder Dr. E.H. Bronner by making environmentally responsible products of the highest quality, while also dedicating its profits to help make a better world. From pioneering USDA certified organic personal care products, to creating fair trade projects across the world that positively impact sustainable farms and communities, it's easy to see why Dr. Bronner's all-natural, biodegradable soaps are a Co-Opportunity Market favorite.
Created with the intention that business should make a positive impact on people and our planet, Alter Eco has been a Certified B Corp since the program began in 2009. They have teamed up with farmer partners to implement agroforestry in their production of chocolate bars. Agroforestry is intended to simulate the natural changes of forest which benefits the longevity of crops.
Just Coffee Co-op
Just Coffee Cooperative is a sustainable worker-owned co-op focused on transparency, fair trade, and sustainability. All organic coffee is produced through partnerships that support small farming communities worldwide.
A B Corp certified compnay since 2016, Clover Sonoma has been dedicated to sustainability and ethical practices for all its milk products. Clover was one of the first dairies to say “no” to growth hormones, and they were also the first U.S. dairy to be named American Humane Certified by the American Humane Association (AHA).
Genexa produces all-natural medicinal products through sustainable sourcing. Positive environmental change is obtained through organic formula development and renewable packaging design. The company is local too!