11 Companies You’ve Never Heard of That Are Changing The World

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Written by: Kimberlee Bochek | July 22

wewood.com

1. WeWOOD

In addition to making some of the most unique and trendy wristwatches out there, this company uses 100% natural, recycled and sustainable materials to create all of their products. They also partnered with American Forests to plant a tree for every watch purchased and according to their website, over 400,000 trees have been planted on the brand’s behalf.

 

peoplewater.com

peoplewater.com

2. People Water

This company is making a huge impact on the global water crisis through their “Drop for Drop” initiative. For every bottle purchased, People Water gives an equal amount of clean water to a person in need. As of today, they clock in at almost 7.5 million gallons given. See how much they’re at now here.

 

twiceaswarm.com

twiceaswarm.com

3. Twice as Warm

For every piece of winter clothing purchased from this organization, Twice as Warm will donate a clothing item to a local shelter. Why not shop for the upcoming seasons while also giving back to families in need? Check out more of their stuff here.

 

project7.com

project7.com

4. Project 7

Now this is not your typical refreshment company. The mint, snack, gum, bottled water AND clothing brand vows to bring you some great flavor while also giving back to 7 areas of need. Oh, and all products are made in America. Does it get more philanthropic than this? See more here.

 

outofprint.com

outofprint.com

5. Out of Print

The T-shirt and apparel company creatively covers their products in lines from classic literature, while also donating one book to Books for Africa for every product purchased. If you’ve had your eye on a cool Gatsby tee for a hot minute, look no further, because this brand has mastered clothing creation and donation. Check out all their products here.

 

babyteresa.com

babyteresa.com

6. Baby Teresa

With a slogan of “buy once, give twice” it doesn’t get more precious than a baby wearing a hat resembling floppy bunny ears and helping out children in need. For each baby outfit purchased, another is given to an underprivileged child. And, the company also donates a portion of their sales from accessories to provide baby formula in orphanages. Find more cute babies here.

 

romaboots.com

romaboots.com

7. Roma

This company is “giving poverty the boot” by selling affordable, stylish rainboots and for every pair purchased, Roma donates another pair filled with school supplies to a child in need. This charity-based company is giving you every reason to smile, rain or shine. Check out their boot collection here.

 

handinhandsoap.com

handinhandsoap.com

8. Hand in Hand

Conceived by two social entrepreneuers in 2011, this company does much more than just produce great smelling and environmentally friendly soap products. The company also donates a bar of soap and a month of clean water to a child in need. Check out more of their products here.

 

wearfigs.com

wearfigs.com

9. Figs

Never look at a pair of scrubs the same after reading up on Figs, a company that’s truly revolutionizing the world of global healthcare. For every pair of scrubs purchased, Figs will donate another pair to a healthcare provider in a developing country. These scrubs are not only the most comfortable and softest medical apparel on the market, but they also allow a doctor in another country to complete their job safely and worry-free. Find out more here.

 

smilesquared.com

smilesquared.com

10. Smile Squared

This company is sure to make you stop, think and smile next time you brush. Their unique, bamboo toothbrushes make this dreaded task a bit more enjoyable, especially when you know that with your purchase, the company donates another toothbrush to a child in need. Smile Squared is displaying the large impact such a small product can have on the world and they are well on their way to meeting their goal of donating 1 million toothbrushes. Check them out here.

 

skylinesocks.com

skylinesocks.com

11. Skyline Socks

Aside from being really awesome looking socks with the skylines of major American cities printed on them, the brand also donates one pair for each pair of socks purchased to someone in need in that same city. This is one company you definitely should get in step with. Browse their collection here.

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Kimberlee Bochek

Kimberlee is a Pittsburgh native and a Syracuse University grad who was in search of a sweeter, much warmer shade of orange. She recently moved to Orlando, Florida to pursue her dreams that embody anything having to do with writing, editing and Mexican food. On the weekends you can find her by the pool with a magazine and a margarita. She isn't afraid of taking risks and puts her all into everything she does, leading her to become the Editor at Ambitious. Check her out on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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