Back To School: Low Waste Lunches

As we approach the 2018 school year, we thought we’d take a look at the findings from the follow up episode of the ‘War on Waste’ and delve into the importance of involving children in low waste practices.
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Jan 18, 2018

Good Humans: 10 Questions with Dirt

We spoke with the bright and wonderful Frankie from Dirt about making sustainable products the instinctive choice, the value of a collaborative community and how amazing it would be to learn a new language!
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Jan 11, 2018

Making the Switch

Brands For Good CEO, Deborah Pike shares her story on making the switch to purchasing ethically made products, and how continuing to expand her 'Circle of Influence' enables her to keep making a positive impact on the world.
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Dec 12, 2017

Good Humans: 10 Questions with Avila

Recently, we caught up with the beautiful Ashleigh Bingham, Founder and Designer at luxury daywear and active wear fashion brand Avila. We spoke about going at your own pace, her fashion focused dinner party and why everyone should have a pet by their side!
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Dec 10, 2017

Does Ethical Purchasing Stack Up?

Ethical, sustainable, conscious, fair. Four impactful words that fill our feeds in an attempt to win consumer attention. However, despite the growing number of consumers demanding more transparency and more responsible practices from retailers and industry, debate continues about whether it’s worth spending our dollar with ethical brands.
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Dec 5, 2017

A Conscious Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching. According to ASIC, Australians will be spending almost $1000 each on Christmas this year. But, could this money be better spent to help improve not only our lives, but also the lives of those around us?
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Dec 1, 2017

Good Humans: 10 Questions with 321 Water

Recently, we spoke with the charismatic and inspiring team at 321 Water about keeping it local, creating impactful change and how a coffee and good meal are the key to creativity!
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Nov 14, 2017

Be happy. Be healthy. Be Genki.

Be Genki is a brand focused on letting you, be you, naturally. Founder and natural beauty guru, Samantha Sergeant’s desire to help people inspired her range of mindful products that help you be the perfectly imperfect version of you. Whether it’s a boost of energy for your 3pm sleepies, shaking that cold, or managing stress, Be Genki uses the essence of nature to work with your body to fight its challenges, rather than a ‘quick fix’ method.
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Nov 3, 2017

Good Humans: 10 Questions with The Soak Life

We had a chat with beach babe, Yasmin, from The Soak Life about the benefits of becoming a minimalist, her dream duet performance, and why everyone should own a bath.
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Oct 25, 2017

Good Copy

Are you a wordsmith who can pick up what we’re putting down? We are on the search for a global community of writers with an eye for detail (specifically spelling, grammar and punctuation) and a keen interest in the journey toward a more sustainable future…
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Oct 15, 2017

Be good & help us, help you...

Brands For Good was born from a realisation that there ain’t no Planet B. Our mission is to become a global marketplace where every purchase contributes to positive change. However, encouraging minimal and thoughtful purchasing of quality, ethically made and environmentally sustainable items is a bit of a catch 22 in an ultra competitive retail market, where big businesses and brands jostle for advertising real estate in almost every audible and visible space possible. Despite this, we stand true to our core values and embrace the challenges we face in promoting conscious consumer behaviour…
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Oct 10, 2017

Good Humans: 10 Questions with All The Wild Roses

Recently we caught up with Hang, the founder of All The Wild Roses, and discussed philanthropic ventures, the importance of empowering women and the beauty of her hometown…
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Oct 8, 2017

LOCALS ONLY: The rise of the locavore food movement

In the 1990’s, UK food expert Tim Laing coined the phrase ‘food miles’ as a way to measure the distance that our food travels, on average, from farm to fork. Unsurprisingly, it was found that the miles our food was travelling to get to us had been steadily increasing, and was a considerable contributor to climate change. This (somewhat obvious) discovery lead to many conversations about our globalised diet, and the impact it was having on both the planet and our health.
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Oct 2, 2017

Baby Peppers: Creating Social Impact via Trade Not Aid

Here at Brands For Good we talk a lot about positive impact on the environment, on society and via product development. However it is rare to find a brand that not only upholds all three core values, but epitomises what it means to be effective both socially and environmentally through a community focused business model. Enter Baby Peppers…
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Sep 25, 2017

Good Humans: 10 Questions with Akhal Beauty

Recently we spoke with Myriam, founder of Akhal Beauty, about the importance of environmental sustainability and social consciousness in supply chains, the positive impact that can be generated via giving back and her ultimate all-female dinner party guest list…
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Sep 20, 2017

Tourist VS Traveller: The Social Sustainability of Globetrotting

In an age of budget international airlines, a plethora of ever travelling insta babes and a generation known for it’s YOLO mentality, it is easy to become complacent with your ability to travel to far flung locations (#soblessed) However, despite our cultural acceptance of global travel as a basic millennial right, there are vast differences in the way that we choose to travel, and the impact that these travelling styles have on the world.
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Sep 18, 2017

Shining Some Light on Our Impact

Brands For Good aims to be a sustainable global marketplace that creates real positive impact with every purchase. We have chosen to approach this mission with the philosophy of transparency. Encouraging and inspiring individuals and businesses towards a more sustainable future. To aid in our policy of transparency and encouragement, we have devised a simple impact analysis of each of our brand partners, which is prominently featured at the bottom of each brand profile on our site. Clearly categorised into three main areas of impact - Social, Environmental and Product, these blurbs detail the areas in which each brand has made a tangible commitment to positive change.
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Sep 13, 2017

Good Humans - 10 Questions with Essence of Humanity

To celebrate the partnership between Essence of Humanity and Brands For Good, we caught up with Cassandra Treadwell, director of EOH and founder of the not-for-profit So They Can. We talked about making money then giving it all away, the importance of perspective gained via travel and her ultimate dinner party guest list…
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Sep 10, 2017

Life in the Slow Lane with Will & Bear

Will & Bear, a label inspired by life on the road. By endless weekends, adventures and life lived in the elements of the outdoors. Their unisex designs have been created to be worn and withstand the passage of time, whilst being imbedded with a unique story, like all good vintage treasures.
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Sep 6, 2017

It's Time to Spring into Action

There’s something magic about this time of year… The seasonal change over from Winter to Spring always brings an undeniable sense of optimism. The air is filled with the promise of impending warmth, the days start getting longer and there is a feeling of renewal.
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Sep 1, 2017