If you are one of our clients or are just interested in making a positive impact by the goods and services you consume, we encourage you to look into the following businesses. This is by no means an exhaustive list, just just some examples to think about the impact you can have by making everyday decisions.
All of our customer’s energy usage is certified 100% carbon neutral – at no additional fee. We’re also proudly owned by one of Australasia’s largest 100% renewable energy generators, Meridian Energy”. Meridian owns two wind farms with contracts from solar and wind farms while planning to acquire several hydro power plants in NSW.
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Elevate Residential provides exceptional property management and sales services to property owners and investors in the Brisbane residential market. Our experienced, fully licensed agents are firmly focused on getting the very best market outcomes for our property owners, every time. Elevate is a “profit for purpose” real estate business. This means we pass 100% of profits onto our partner, Brisbane Housing Company (BHC). BHC is a charity that exists to provide affordable housing for people in need across Brisbane, supporting them to achieve their potential in life.
A firm operating across Australia providing comprehensive legal services. Recognising the importance of their responsibility to the environment and the community, Craddock Murray Neumann is committed to achieving environmental and social sustainability. Through pro-bono work and charity events, the firm seeks to improve and expand on its socially responsible commitments.
Nightingale Housing is a not-for-profit organisation that provides apartments that are socially, financially and environmentally sustainable. Nightingale Housing provides housing at-cost, so we are motivated to create homes for people, not profit. New residents sign a caveat agreeing to pass on this saving to future owners.
Verve’s Australia’s first ethical super fund tailored for women, by women. Financial and career coaching, community events, and our education platform the Verve Academy provide our members with the tools they need to build financial foundations for life, while we advocate for a fairer retirement system.
Little Known Makers has a vision to fill homes with sustainably crafted collections that honour both the hands that made, and the land that gave. Team can personally curate authentic pieces hand-crafted by artisans from across the globe, one of a kind pieces, designed to last a lifetime and add richness to a considered home.
At Kayu&Co., Kayu stands for wood and Co. stands for community, we believe in community and social impact. Our goal is to uplift the remote artisans’ community who are handcrafting natural products as means to preserve their culture and nature. However, they cannot sustain their livelihood by only selling locally in their villages. Thus, our mission is to let the world appreciate and purchase these beautiful artisanal products from remote areas of the globe.
Spare Harvest is a movement of like-minded people who relish and practice the value of living more sustainably. That can be anything like connecting together to source eggs from the backyard down the road, buy vegies from the next suburb or sharing gardening equipment with neighbours. What us at Spare Harvest, and our community, have in common, is our passion to reduce the world’s consumerism and wastage by connecting together. Whether it’s to share, swap, sell, and source food and garden items which are spare, we can all do it easily using Spare Harvest.
Mettle Women Inc. (Mettle) is a national gift delivery service employing women who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic and family violence. We equip survivors of domestic and family violence with the skills, confidence, and financial security required to secure and maintain employment and in turn, safe and stable housing.
We bring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork to the world through the medium of clothing and collectibles. Ngali translates to ‘we’ or ‘us’ in a number of Australian Aboriginal languages. And through Ngali, we’re creating the ‘us’ we’d like to see: a harmonious, sustainable and equitable union of people with Country and each other.
Etiko is an apparel, footwear and sports ball business that has had the respect and promotion of human rights at the centre of its mission since its foundation in 2005. Etiko’s products have supported the human and labour rights of cotton growers, rubber tappers, workers in apparel, sports ball and shoe production, and their families. We pay premiums to all of our employees to ensure they get proper living wages.
Allthingsfi was born to create sustainable impacts on local community and society through the ethical supply of lifestyle clothing for women, by women. Not only do we provide good quality women’s clothing online internationally (without charging the earth) but we create and build effective + emotive campaigns to generate support for women entrepreneurs and their families struggling in less fortunate locations around the world.