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Our Favorite B Corps

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Mar 1, 2022
Did you know that CleanChoice Energy is a Certified B Corporation? As a B Corp, we are part of a community of thousands of companies around the world that balance profit and purpose, creating a positive impact for our employees, our communities, and the environment. Here are just a few of our favorite fellow B Corps:
1. 4ocean sells bracelets made from recycled materials and removes one pound of ocean trash for every product sold. So far, 4ocean has removed more than 21 million pounds of trash from oceans and coastlines around the world!
2. Allbirds is known for making “the world’s most comfortable shoes.” But their shoes are also environmentally friendly, made from natural and sustainable materials such as plant-based leather and recycled plastic. Allbirds calculates the carbon footprint of their products and is working to completely eliminate their carbon footprint.
3. Bee’s Wrap makes plastic-free food storage made from organic cotton and sustainably sourced beeswax. Their reusable wraps are the perfect alternative to single-use plastic wraps and bags!
4. Ben & Jerry’s, the legendary ice cream brand, has been leading the charge on issues such as climate justice for decades. They ran their first advocacy campaign against global warming in 2007. Check out their page dedicated to climate justice—titled “If It’s Melted, It’s Ruined.”
5. Better World Books is an online bookstore that works with libraries and individuals to save books from landfills—more than 390 million and counting! Find a drop box near you to donate books, or host a drop box in your area to help save even more books!
6. BLK and Bold is a Black-owned premium coffee and tea company based out of Des Moines, Iowa. BLK & Bold donates 5% of its profits to initiatives that support at-risk youth and work to eradicate youth homelessness.
7. Bloomin creates paper products such as greeting cards, printer paper, and even confetti made of seed paper—paper that’s packed with flower, vegetable, or herb seeds that you can plant and grow!
8. Frankie and Jo's is a women-owned ice cream shop based in Seattle that offers delicious plant-based ice creams. Eating plant-based foods has significant environmental benefits—learn more in our blog post
9. Grove Collaborative is a subscription service that sends subscribers natural products for their home and personal care—many of which are plastic-free, as Grove is working towards being 100% plastic-free by 2025. To date, Grove customers have avoided 4 million pounds of plastic waste by purchasing reusable and plastic-free products!
10. Klean Kanteen created the original plastic-free, stainless steel water bottle back in 2004. They have been Climate Neutral Certified since 2019, and by 2023, 95% of their products will be made from recycled steel. Plus, their headquarters in California is completely powered by their own solar panels!
11. Jeni’s Ice Creams is committed to providing zero-waste, delicious ice cream. Jeni’s has composting bins in nearly all of their stores for their compostable spoons, bowls, and napkins. To date, they have already diverted more than 100 tons of waste from landfills!
12. Just Water, started by Jaden Smith, aims to reduce plastic waste by offering water bottles made from sustainable paper and plant-based plastic, as well as sparkling water bottles made from aluminum.
13. Lemonade is an insurance company that donates the leftover, unclaimed money at the end of each year to organizations chosen by their policyholders, such as American Forests, 350.org, ACLU, and charity: water. 
14. MPOWERD makes solar-powered products such as outdoor lanterns, string lights, and mobile charging devices. They also work to provide clean energy to the more than 3 billion people around the world who don’t have access to clean, reliable, or affordable electricity.
15. Pela is known for their 100% compostable phone cases and accessories. To date, Pela customers have prevented more than 300,000 pounds of plastic from ever being produced!
16. Simply Good Jars, as seen on Shark Tank, are chef-made, ready-to-eat meals that come in glass jars. After your meal, you can scan the QR code on the jar and pledge to repurpose, reuse, or recycle your jar. For every pledge received, Simply Good Jars will donate to a local food organization!
17. Seventh Generation creates household and personal care products using plant-based ingredients, recycled packaging, and no synthetic fragrances or dyes—keeping both your home and the planet clean!
18. Sun & Swell Foods is an organic, plastic-free online grocery store that offers foods such as dried fruits, nuts, grains, and other pantry essentials in compostable packaging.
19. Swell, one of the fastest-growing woman-owned businesses in the U.S., offers sleek and stylish stainless steel water bottles to help rid the world of single-use plastic bottles.
20. Tom’s of Maine makes personal care products such as soaps and deodorant with natural ingredients. Tom’s also recently released a recyclable toothpaste tube that can be recycled in many curbside recycling programs! 
These brands are just a few examples of the more than 4,700 B Corps worldwide that are committed to using business as a force for good and protecting our planet.
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