Have you ever thought about how other people spend their Christmas day?
By being selective of what brands you buy products from this year can support those in need.
Supporting, giving and donating to people is a great action to make this Christmas.
It is always good to be mindful of your purchases especially when you can help others with a single transaction.
We have created a list of conscious brands below as a guide to help you shop consciously this Christmas.
The ASOS Foundation provides infrastructure, training and support to enable disadvantaged, young adults reach their potential, through focused projects in the UK, India and Kenya
90% of profits are donated to charities; Children’s hope, War Child, Wild Aid. Each product has a care label which features a unique code empowering people to vote and support a good cause.
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M&S have supported local communities throughout its 130-year history. The brand listens to its customers and employees to help them deal with tackle issues such as unemployment and poverty to improve health and wellbeing.
Every Christmas each branch selects three community groups or charities to help. Customers are directly involved in deciding how much each nominated group receives. A token is used to vote for the organisation they wish to support. Everytime a person shops at John Lewis, a token is given to donate to their chosen charity. The progress of donations is monitored in the John Lewis branches with regular updates.
Causebox is one of the biggest conscious companies to date. The brand partners with different charities to help them raise funds, reach more people, and tell their stories of empowerment and impact.
Below are some of its products:
Buying from TOMS helps to provide shoes, restores people’s sight, access to safe water, training for safe births and bullying prevention services to people in need.
For each bag purchased, hundreds of meals with be given to children in schools.
HAVE AN ETHICAL CHRISTMAS!