Shopping Feminist Style

Shopping Feminist Style

Azida, Inc. — Azida, Inc. was founded in 1995. We are a family-owned and operated business which is very involved in the local community. A percentage of sales is donated to organizations that help protect our land, animals, and children. One of our goals is to bring hemp into the mainstream of American manufacturing. We believe this versatile plant offers an environmentally sensible answer to our needs for paper, oil, and fabric. Azida, Inc. is committed to educating and informing the public about hemp.

Bravely - Bravely is an apparel company conceived by women survivors of sexual exploitation and addiction. Women employed at Bravely are participants in the Magdalene St. Louis residential program—a community where women live and recover together. Women in this program will likely have first experienced sexual abuse between the ages of 7 and 11, started using drugs by age 12 or 13, and have been on the streets since age 14.

Clear Conscience — Clear Conscience was established in 1998 to provide high quality, safe products for contact lenses that are cruelty-free. Company policy ensures that all suppliers are also committed to product safety testing without the use of animals. Ten percent of all proceeds are donated to nonprofit animal welfare and environmental organizations.

Defenders of Wildlife Marketplace — Welcome to the Official Defenders of Wildlife Marketplace. Defenders is a nonprofit organization and has worked for more than fifty years to save wildlife and habitat for future generations. By showing your wildlife colors through the purchase of our merchandise, you will help draw the attention of others to the beauty of wildlife. Your purchase will also provide needed funds for our array of wildlife-saving programs.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund's Gorilla eStore — Dian Fossey was the famed scientist who dedicated her life to saving Rwanda's mountain gorillas. Today, the organization she founded continues her efforts to save the last remaining gorillas of Central East Africa. Your support will ensure that Dian Fossey's thirty-year legacy continues into the twenty-first century.

Diva Cup - An alternative period product, the Diva Cup is a healthy, more sustainable feminine hygiene product.

EcoIQ — EcoIQ provides media products and services to promote community, business, and personal decisions that are at the same time economically and ecologically beneficial—decisions that are eco-intelligent. EcoIQ's media products are focused on amplifying and conveying the most valuable ideas of individuals and organizations working to create a sustainable future.

EcoMall: A Place to Help Save the Earth — EcoMall: A huge and much acclaimed mix of activism and green consumerism. In the mall sections you can quickly and easily locate your nearest purveyor of organic food, learn about green investments, or source a mail-order solar panel. Invaluable, too, for its links to dozens of activist environmental groups. Also a daily digest of environmental news and regular action alerts.

Endangered Species Chocolate Company — The Endangered Species Chocolate Company was created by Jon Stocking in an effort to raise environmental and social awareness. Using premium Belgian chocolate as a medium for that message, he hopes to attract consumers and instill a sense of responsibility. Traveling around the country and speaking to classrooms of children, and through education and donations, Jon and his company hope to prove that it takes more than just talk to achieve a goal—it takes active participation.

Femail Creations — Supporting women-owned businesses and artists is at the heart of Femail Creations. As a women business owner, I know all too well how hard it can be to get a company off the ground. I want to support women all over the world who are doing or who have done that. I feel strongly about honoring women artists and validating their work. Our products are by, for, and/or about women. —Lisa Hammond, founder

Feminist Apparel - Feminist Apparel is an independent, feminist clothing company based in Philadelphia, PA. As a company, they believe in spreading feminism through inclusivity, positivity, and open dialogue. Their apparel displays feminist artwork of 45+ individual artists spanning in sizing form baby onesies to 5XL t-shirts.

Feminist Press — The Feminist Press at the City University of New York is a nonprofit literary and educational publisher. The Press is devoted to restoring the lost multicultural history and literature of women in the United States and throughout the world through the publication of important books by women and the development of educational resources.

Green-e: Renewable Electricity Program — Inspired by the success of the recycling logo, the Green-e logo is a way for customers to easily identify green electricity products. The project is the nation's first voluntary certification and verification program for green electricity products. We strive to inform consumers, so that they may easily identify certified green electricity products and make responsible choices about the power they purchase.

ModCloth--- ModCloth is an online retailer focusing on vintage and vintage inspired clothing and accessories. It was launched by Carnegie Mellon University student Susan Gregg-Koger and then boyfriend (future husband) Eric Koger. They use non-professional models of all sizes and include a vast array of plus sized clothing. Susan describes her company as, “ModCloth is not just another retailer, but a social-shopping community with our customer at the center of everything we do.”

Native Shop: Native American Women's Health Educational Resource Center — Native Shop is a project of the Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center. We are marketing products as an economic development project to raise funds for the resource center's programs.

PelicanNetwork Arts and Entertainment Lifestyle Guide — PelicanNetwork is a club for empowering the ethics and principles of community service, conservation, and artistic expression. Members can support products, goods, and services that other people with principled beliefs have produced or approve. A significant portion of the proceeds from purchases through PelicanNetwork will be directed to the nonprofits to which our members belong. The purpose of PelicanNetwork is to promote environmental sustainability and artistic awareness. Our strategy is to accomplish that by enhancing the buying power of our market.

Pure Vida Bracelets - Every Pura Vida Bracelet is carefully handcrafted by artisans in Costa Rica. Pura Vida Bracelets' Charity Collection was created to give back to different causes all over the world. They are partnered with over 190 different charities and have donated more than $935,358 to date. Their goal is to expand heir charity line and support as many causes as possible.

Purpose Jewelry - Purpose Jewelry is beautifully crafted by young women rescued from sex trafficking. From creation to shipping, young women escaping sex trafficking are playing a critical role in every step of the process, earning a fair wage and gain employable skills.

Raven + Lily - Raven + Lily was created to alleviate poverty among women. They currently help employ over 1,500 marginalized women at fair trade wages to give them access to a safe job, sustainable income, health care, education, and a real chance to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their families. Based in Austin, Texas, their produces are made by hand in economically-challenged countries like Pakistan, India, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, and Peru.

Real Earth Environmental Company: Recycled Paper and Other Eco-Products for Home and Office — We've made it our business to care for the environment and to do something about it by making sure that the products we provide are both user-safe and earth friendly. Our product list includes recycled paper and other eco-safe products for home and office.

Thinx - Commonly called "Period Panties," Thinx makes underwear that can be worn during menstruation as a substitute to traditional feminine hygiene products.

Yellowberry - Yellowberry makes bras made for tweens/teens that are cute, comfortable and appropriate.