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Social Justice: The Birth of a Social Good Company

POSTED ON March 9th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

We have featured quite a few companies on here that are well on their way to mega success.  Never before have had as our subject a company that is just in the early, pre-launch stages of building a socially responsible company. Until this week, when I came across The Simple Cup on my friend Ken […]

Social Justice: Green Guru, Upcycling and Cool Products

POSTED ON February 16th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

As the following for this series has grown, I don’t often have to go looking for companies to spotlight on Social Justice – recommendations come flowing in from social connections or readers.  But this week I was lucky to stumble upon Green Gurus when I googled Made in the USA Social Good and found Designed […]

Social Justice: MiiR Revisited:There is so Much to Tell

POSTED ON February 9th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

Last November we told the story of MiiR bottles and bikes; in our post we raved about their great design and commitment to tremendous social good.  The reality is that I was a bit overwhelmed as I dug deeper into MiiR; this company wasn’t trying to do a bit of social good, it was trying […]

Social Justice: Human Healthy Vending Doing it Differently

POSTED ON January 26th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

HUMAN Healthy Vending is the type of company that gets our minds racing and hearts pumping; they are tackling a difficult problem with unique ingenuity. Much has been written about the obesity problem in the US, and all one has to do is gaze around at any public gathering spot and the evidence is there: […]

Social Justice: Simply Straws is Simply Brilliant

POSTED ON January 5th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

As the mother of a 6 year old that is always on the go (read that as always spilling her drink if it doesn’t have a top screwed on) Simply Straws caught my attention as I surfed through the B Corporation website.   In my home we are eco-conscious to a degree. We recycle and […]

Social Justice: 10 Special Companies Doing Loads of Social Good

POSTED ON December 22nd  - POSTED IN Social Justice

As we round up the year at ArCompany we look back at 12 months filled with tremendously hard work, high stakes decision making, and, thankfully, a fast growing client list.  2103 has been good to us.    This year has been particularly fulfilling for me; when we founded the company I was looking for an […]

Social Justice: Fed by Threads Tackles Hunger in America with Gorgeous Apparel

POSTED ON December 15th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

In my continued search for socially conscious businesses, my twitter friend  Katy Heisterman pointed me in the direction of Fed by Threads, an apparel manufacturer that aims to help solve poverty related issues here in the US.  When I found out the products were all US made, vegan clothing I took a step back; if you know me, […]

Social Justice: Toms Marketplace Deserves a Look

POSTED ON December 8th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

Our post back in October  brought attention to the issues surrounding Toms Shoes’ One for One program and the criticisms the company has received.    That post spawned an interesting discussion about the responsibility of business to do social good, and to ensure that their programs were not only providing  long lasting impact, but not […]

Social Justice: Sword & Plough Rising Fast

POSTED ON November 17th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

Each post I write for Arcompany’s Social Justice series has opened the door for me to the stories of more companies that are focused on doing social good.  In fact, I have discovered an entirely new world of social good promoters and advocates as well.  Last week Katy Hiesterman, whose Twitter handle is BrandsofJustice and […]