Tag: b corp


Cloth Pads for Afghan Refugees

This month GladRags is working on providing new cloth pads for Afghan refugees in partnership with Operation Period. To have a bigger impact, there are two ways that others can help:   Buy One, Give One – For every individual Cloth Day Pad or Day Pad Plus purchased on GladRags.com this month, we’ll give the same product to…Read more

2020 Benefit Report

2020 was… a year. We’re thankful to be on the other side of it now — a little older, a lot wiser, and grateful to still be helping people get the period products they need. In 2020, we had planned to increase our staff volunteer hours and better monitor the impact of our donations and…Read more

PHEW

looking back, going forward Seems like pretty much the whole world is ready to run for the hills of 2021, leaving 2020 to smolder in hindsight. It. Was. A. Year. That’s for sure. Not one that could have been anticipated. No business plans that could have forecasted toilet paper shortages and stay at home mandates.…Read more

Plastic Free July, And Beyond

For the last several years the GladRags team has taken part in the Plastic Free July Challenge. Each one of us pledges to up our personal efforts toward reducing single-use plastic in our own lives, at home, out and about, and at work. The idea is that if we each focus on eliminating single-use plastics…Read more

What Is A B Corp And Why Do I Care

Business as usual hasn’t worked for a very long time, if it ever truly worked at all. Business as usual has seen people and the planet exploited and exhausted for the sake of someone else’s idea of a better bottom line. Sell more, buy more, make it available for instant delivery with the drive-by convenience…Read more

Eat, Drink, And B Corp

A Very Merry GladRags Gift Guide So you want to give someone a thoughtful thing that you’ve handmade with love. You want to wrap it in upcycled fabrics and have it mean so very much, with very little waste, and without contributing to the rampant consumer culture that’s decked the halls with boughs of garbage.…Read more

2018 Benefit Report

GladRags is proud to be a certified B Corporation, which means doing all we can to use business as a force for good. We create reusable products to help people reduce our impact on the planet, and integrate our commitment to environmental and social justice into every aspect of how we do business. This holistic approach…Read more

February Fundraiser: your purchase saves lives!

Our new print is the star of a special campaign this month! For every ‘Rainbow Connection’ pad and pantyliner sold, $2 will be donated to The Trevor Project, the leading organization for LGBTQ suicide prevention.* If you’re part of the Cloth Pad Club, you’ll receive Rainbow Connection as your pad of the month! Not part…Read more

Proud to B: Our Annual B Corporation Report

When we say that GladRags is a certified Benefit Corporation, some people are duly impressed, while others (such as myself, when I first discovered GladRags) wonder what exactly a B Corp is. We’re proud to be certified – GladRags was actually one of the first businesses in Oregon to become a certified legal B Corp – so…Read more

B the Change: Our 2015 Benefit Report

As a certified Benefit Corporation, we release an annual report every March that communicates our successes (and where we have room for improvement!) to the community at large. Please feel free to leave any questions or suggestions you have in the comments of this post — we’d love to hear from you! What’s a certified B…Read more