Over the past fifteen years, the people behind our efforts—our Brooklyn team, not-for-profit partners, and an array of independent artists and independently minded customers—have been the inspiration and can-do catalysts of our growing business. So, as we look back at 2014, we thought the best way to characterize the year is by profiling a few of the people and partners that made it one to celebrate.
Here at UncommonGoods, sustainability is more than just "being green." We work hard to make sure that every decision we make as a purposeful impact!
Our sustainability committee representative Christopher McRae traveled to Vermont to attend this year's B Corp Champions Retreat. In true B Corp spirit, he shared his top three takeaways from three energizing days with this vibrant business community.
Around holiday time, Americans alone toss out an extra 5 million tons of waste, most of which is from wrapping paper and shopping bags. Yikes! We gathered our favorite DIY wrapping ideas that can make your holiday season more sustainable and even more memorable.
Our Founder and CEO Dave Bolotsky supports raising the federal minimum wage. So do many business owners across the country. Check out this video from businessforafairminimumwage.org to learn why.
Every two years UncommonGoods faces an evaluation to get recertified as a B Corporation. Find out more about B Corps, how we scored, and what we're doing to become a better business.