Recent Updates

Try On Something Good

April 24, 2018

What makes our apparel picks so good? From top to bottom, we take a look at our wardrobe choices and see how well they're doing for people and planet.

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Choose Gifts That Give Back

December 10, 2017

On International Human Rights Day, you can be a human rights champion with the types of gifts you choose. Every purchase you make can do so much good for the world we all share. Learn more.

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Help To Rebuild Lives Following Disasters

November 28, 2017

Your purchases help to fund vital human rights projects around the globe, including our disaster relief responses. As we work in the wake of disasters to find and support those individuals who are left out of aid, you can assist us in accomplishing our mission.


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Give a Gift of Women's Empowerment

November 12, 2017

Did you know that your purchases help  to preserve the rights of women and children who are most vulnerable to human rights abuses?  You can do even more to help empower women to claim their rights and become leaders in their communities by giving a holiday gift in the name of a loved one! Learn how.

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A Story Behind Every Scarf

September 17, 2017

Get wrapped up in essential fall accessories that are tied firmly to women's rights around the globe. Learn more and shop now for gifts that give back.

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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017

World Refugee Day is June 20. Instead of looking away from the plight of refugees and immigrants seeking asylum, join with us in supporting one of our favorite small businesses doing something good for the world’s refugees.

 

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Get Ready for Summer Sun

May 25, 2017

Buy a pair, give a pair! Get ready for summer fun and protect your eyes from the sun with Blue Planet sunglasses. Check out the new styles made with natural and recycled materials!

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It Feels Good to Give

November 29, 2016

Every day, we're here to make a difference for the world we share. But especially today, on Giving Tuesday, we want to hear all the ways you’re giving back to your community and making the planet a better place to live. 

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4 Philanthropic Orgs You Should Know About

September 07, 2016

Learn about our nearly 40 amazing partnerships, those organizations we work with who continually impress us with their dedication to our environment, our workers, and our shared humanity.

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Footwear to Feel Good About

July 02, 2016

What's behind Inkkas' handmade shoes that use textiles from around the globe? Learn more about how this footwear company is planting trees for each pair sold, while respecting workers' rights through the manufacturing process.

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Visualize Change!

June 06, 2016

Worldwide, an estimated 285 million people (including 19 million children) are visually impaired, and 80% of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured. You can make a difference in those numbers with purchases from Blue Planet Eyewear.

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Soap Can Save Lives

March 16, 2016

As we approach World Water Day
 on March 22, we’re contemplating the vital roles that clean water and adequate sanitation play in the health of people throughout the world. Learn how our partner Hand in Hand is reducing child diseases and death with access to soap and how you can make a difference in just 20 seconds.

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Honey, I'm Good

February 19, 2016

Bees are important to the planet we all share, particularly for food production. But there are specific things you can do so that we all don't get stung by colony collapse! 

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Happy Feet

January 23, 2016

Keep your feet warm in patterned style this winter with Mitscoots. And besides just looking good, your socks will do good! Learn more about their buy-one, give-one model, and how they are helping people struggling with homelessness get new starts.

 

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It's Time to Talk about Your Socks

November 05, 2015

When it's time to replace your favorite pair, consider upping your style game with a pair of Mitscoots. High-quality socks made with a mission: “Give + Get + Employ.” Learn more and see all the designs available.

 

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Brrr, Did It Just Get Colder?

October 24, 2015

Fall means it’s time to start layering. The upside: good buys on fall apparel! It’s time to start layering, and United By Blue (UBB) can help you cover up. Take a look at our first three recommended additions to your autumn wardrobe.

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A Truly Good 100-Calorie Snack

July 23, 2015

All the rage: 100-calorie snacks to keep you mindful of portion control. But you know what's even better? A delicious midday snack that's healthy fuel for your day and also nourishes children in need. Check out 2 Degrees and their buy-a-bar, give-a-bar model.

 

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Sunshine Saturday

May 23, 2015

With a pair of Blue Planet sunglasses, you'll be ready for all the spring and summer sunshine. Not only that, you'll be decreasing manufacturing waste and helping Blue Planet distribute eyeglasses to people in need!

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Hand in Hand: Lifesaving Hygiene and Eco-Friendliness

May 12, 2015

The Good Buy knows that issues of social justice and injustice intersect. That’s why we really appreciate how Hand in Hand produces their awesome soap in ways they — and we and you! — can truly feel good about.

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Helping Earthquake Survivors Build New Lives

May 06, 2015

Your purchases from the Good Buy support the work of UUSC, a nonprofit that advances human rights throughout the world. Learn about one of UUSC's projects: the Haiti eco-village. After the 2010 earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, thousands of families fled to the countryside, where UUSC began working with the Papaye Peasant Movement on an innovative model of sustainable recovery.

 

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Your Purchases Count Twice

April 30, 2015


By choosing fair-trade food from Equal Exchange, you enable small-scale farmers to support themselves, their families, and their communities. And by purchasing fairly traded products through the Good Buy, you are directly supporting the Small Farmer Fund. Learn more about last year's impact.

 

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Best for the World 2015

April 28, 2015

Congratulations to our partners Prosperity Candle and Chico Bag making the B Corp Best for the World List, recognizing companies creating the most impact for a better world. Learn more and find other good companies who made the list.

 

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#GetGiveEmploy

April 01, 2015

It's socks week here at the Good Buy, and today we're posting about the third pillar in Mitscoots' "get + give + employ" model. Working with a number of placement agencies and shelters in Texas, Mitscoots works to make its vision of getting individuals off the street and into steady employment into a reality. Check out a quick aerial view of the packaging process.

 

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Mitscoots Giving

March 31, 2015

This week, we're excited to start carrying Mitscoots socks, and know that once you try a pair, you'll want to wear all the styles, so we've got plenty in women's and men's sizes. Check out this great image of a delivery to one of their giving partners for distribution, and learn more about the impacts of your purchases.

 

 

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