THIS IS A LIST OF BUY FORWARD COMPANIES — Those permanently committed to giving a significant portion (5+%) of their profits to worthy causes.
HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THEM?
WHY DOES BUY FORWARD MAKE SENSE? More success means more money to their causes. And more companies doing this means more money to the worthiest causes. Read the vision.
WHY SHOULD YOU SUPPORT THESE COMPANIES? Because it costs you nothing and it will make the world better. The Buy Forward idea is, in itself, a cause worthy of support. This is because when “Buy Forward” companies beat their competitors, others will follow the lead, resulting in more engaged corporations.
HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THEM?
• Buy their stuff • Tell people • Link the Websites • Blog • Tweet • Create a company! • Be creative!
|Company||Products / Services||Corporate Philanthropy|
|Conferencing • Event Calls • Webinars • Marketing Research Services • Transcriptions • Hey DAN (Formerly Dial-A-Note) • Please.Do||Committed to donating 10% of profits to charitable organizations helping the world’s poorest.|
|Secure Conferencing • Webinar Experts @ Your Service • Custom IVR Applications||Committed to donating 10% of profits to charitable organizations helping the world’s poorest.|
|Executive Virtual Assistance • Customer Connect Solutions • Creative and Web Solutions||Committed to donating 10% of profits to charitable organizations helping the world’s poorest.|
|Audio Conferencing • Web Conferencing • Event Conferencing • Video Conferencing||Committed to donating 10% of profits to charitable organizations helping the world’s poorest.|
|Snacks that are all natural, have lower fat, and are great-tasting. No trans-fats, no artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives.||Donates 10% of its profits to organizations that support the search for cures of Autism.|
|Premium quality chocolate bars made from responsibly grown cocoa beans. Available online and retail outlets.||10% percent of its profits are donated to protect endangered species.|
|Vacation packages throughout Europe, in unique and special locations. English speaking staff is available on-site.||Channels all company profits to low-interest loans given to individuals and businesses.|
|Variety of condiments and beverages through grocery stores.||100% of profits are donated to educational and charitable causes.|
|A variety of great-tasting, healthy yogurt, milk, and ice cream products through grocery and health food stores.||Profits are donated to efforts that help protect and restore the earth.|
|Fun, premium ice cream through grocery stores, convenience stores, and scoop shops.||Donates $1.1 million/year to charity. Dedicated to change present conditions that create social problems.|
|Low cost domain registration, hosting, and server colocation.||10% percent of profits are donated to the charity of the customer’s choice.|
|Crystallized essences, essential oil blends, incense, and accessories.||Donates a minimum of 5% to a variety of organizations that are helping to preserve our fragile environment.|
|Discount merchandise retailer with over 1,500 stores around the world.||Gives 5% of its income to communities.|
|Has become the largest independent office supply company in the western region.||Donates over 50% of its after-tax profits to Community Based Organizations (CBOs).|
|First carbon neutral bottled water.||All profits go to clean water projects.|
|Mineral makeup and cosmetics.||First cosmetics line to give all of its after-tax, distributable profits to urgent human right issues.|
|Locally brewed beer.||Gives 100% of its profits to local charities.|
|Insurance coverage.||50% of its annual profits are donated to fund education, health care, or safety programs in local communities.|
|Personal care products.||10% of its profits are used to support the environment, human needs, the arts, and education.|
|Great apparel and accessories for outdoor activities via catalog, online store, and retail outlets.||Donates 1%-10% of profits to environmental organizations worldwide. Member of 1% for the planet.|
|Operates 320 retail grocery stores in Texas and Northern Mexico.||Supports causes in the communities it operates in, including education and food banks.|
|Designed for easy cleaning and drying so that moldy water bottles are a thing of the past.||10% of its profits are donated to eco-friendly charities.|
|Dairy products.||Helps organizations that promote healthy kids and a healthy environment.|
|Premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay.||Donations are used to provide clean drinking water in parts of the world where it is needed.|
|Sunglasses and eyewear.||Donates 10% of its profits to help provide glasses and cataract surgeries for the needy.|
|Supermarkets specializing in natural and organic foods.||Stores hold community giving days where net sales are donated to nonprofit or educational organizations.|
|Handmade jewelry with buying it forward in mind. 10% of all sales go to buyer’s choice of charity.||10% of all sales goes to charity.|
|Lip Balm, Hand & Body Cream, and Sulfate-Free & Paraben-Free Products.||Pledged to give 10% of its net profit from all sales to environmental and social causes through their charity website partner, SweetYear.org.|
|A uniquely personalized and community-oriented estate agency, offering the highest quality sales service to the residents of Barnes, Kew, Richmond, Sheen and St. Margaret’s.||Donates 5% of all profits to charities and good causes within Barnes, Kew, Richmond, Sheen and St. Margaret’s.|
|Wider Plan provides employee benefits solutions and administration services.||Donates at least 5% of profits to children’s charities.|
|Home cleaning, air care, pest control, home storage, auto care.||Donates 5% of its pre-tax profits to charitable causes since 1979.|
|PLMR is Political Lobbying and Media Relations, a communications company.||Donates 5% of net profit to charitable causes every year.|
|Develops, implements, and manages technology solutions that answer today’s critical business challenges.||Donates at least 5% of profits to organizations in support of disadvantaged women, youth and veterans.|
|Wealth and investment management.||Donates a minimum of 5% of profits to charity.|
|Proud to be America’s #1 Greek Yogurt. Making delicious, nutritious, natural, and accessible Greek yogurt right in the U.S.||Ten percent of Chobani profits go to charity.|
|Lemur Bags go straight to organizations supporting lemur conservation projects in Madagascar.||Donates 15% of its profits from Lemur Bags to help solve the lemur crisis.|
|A trusted brand in the world of fly fishing and industry leader in innovative dog products, with a variety of offerings on apparel and accessories for outdoor activities.||Committed to donating 5% of its pre-tax profits to causes that protect nature.|
|A beach lifestyle company on a mission to help save marine life, selling high quality beach towels, blankets, and apparel.||Committed to donating 10% of profits organizations that help preserve marine life.|