Impact Economy

Are you inspired by ecommerce retailers empowering people to shop their values? We are. That’s what the impact economy is all about.

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The GoodCarts Sustainable/Shop-for-Good circle is our largest and fastest growing community of brands. They represent a variety of different purpose-driven models:

  • Sustainable products and processes – Organic, recycled/upcycled materials, natural materials, comprehensive sustainable processes, climate offsets, sustainable fashion, ethical fashion, eco-fashion, etc.
  • Fair trade – Workers and artisans get paid a living wage and cooperative models invest in their communities
  • Buy one, give one – People buy knowing a related product is given to someone in need
  • Percent to charity – Revenue donated to a charitable cause
  • Charity run stores – Nonprofit store selling sustainable and/or traditional goods to raise money for their good cause
  • Social enterprises – Often a nonprofit producing products for work force development among disadvantaged groups
  • Ethical values and social goals – Not tested on animals/cruelty free, no GMOs, vegan, indigenous products, no child labor, empowering women, employing refugees, the disabled, etc. and more
  • B Corporations – Public benefit corporations – for-profit social enterprises with legally chartered public benefit goals

If your ecommerce retail store operates as a social enterprise or has a commitment to sustainability or social mission, join the Sustainable/Shop-for-Good circle!

Not sure if you qualify to be part of this circle? if you’re a member of the organizations listed on this page (or have products certified by any of the organizations), you’re in!

Grow your store—and your impact

Click below to join GoodCarts via our Shopify app or join with other ecommerce platforms.