We are aspiring to leave a positive impact on the planet and giving back to society
Carbon neutral Copenhagen office
Blazar is aspiring to leave a positive impact on the planet and giving back to society. Blazar works out of a carbon neutral office which has had the CO2 pollution offset annually, by planting trees in the Amazonas and is working with a CSR investment strategy reflected in the portfolio companies and their initiatives. But we can do so much more – which is why we decided to create an open network called OneBetterFuture, for sustainable and environmental minded companies.
OneBetterFuture is inspired by social responsibility and Nordic values. It is an integrated part of our own business and we encourage our portfolio companies to be environmentally cautious and to strive for making a positive impact. The network operates by members connecting and sharing knowledge and experience with taking a more social and environmental approach to running a company. There is no oversight or monetisation by OneBetterFuture, this network works purely based on our members experience, passion and know-how.
Motivated by Nordic values, Nordgreen believes that good health, a clean environment, and a full education are rights for all.
Nordgreen has social responsibility built into its DNA – “Nord” represents the Nordics while “Green” embodies sustainability.
Through their giving back program, Nordgreen lets customers decide between supporting the cause of providing clean water to Central Africa, free education to kids in India, and protecting the rainforest in Central America in collaboration with partners such as Water for Good, Cool Earth, and Pratham UK.
In 2020, Nordgreen’s giving back program resulted in:
- +64.000 months of drinking water provided to people in the Central African Republic
- +900.000 m2 of rainforest preserved in Latin America
- +33.000 months of education to children in India
- +2,000 rounds of chemotherapy donated to children across Africa, Asia, and Central America
- +8500 kg of plastic cleaned from the ocean
Every product in Copenhagen Cartel’s assortment is contributing to the removal of plastic from the ocean, thereby turning the problem into the solution.
Copenhagen Cartel’s swimwear and activewear are made of recycled ocean plastic – primarily dangerous ghost nets that float around the oceans.
The use of ghost nets to create our swimwear and activewear has an even larger impact on the planet than you might think. It reduces the amount of plastic in our oceans. It saves our beautiful marine life. And by using recycled ocean plastic, we spare the planet’s precious resources and minimize our overall carbon footprint.
Copenhagen Cartel has contributed to the clean-up of +23.000 plastic bottles through ReSea, saved more than 250 baby turtles through SEE Turtle, and donates regularly to Plastic Change, an NGO working to break the exponential growth of plastic pollution on a global scale.
Moonboon is GOTS-certified, which ensures full sustainability throughout the life cycle of all their products.
Moonboon’s products are made from organic and sustainable materials – e.g. the mattress of the sling cradle is filled with the allergy-friendly and natural kapok, and all textiles are organic.
The brand supply chain is sustainable at all levels from processing to production, packaging, labelling, trade, and shipping
MessyWeekend helps ensure clean oceans through partnerships with NGOs and environmental organizations.
MessyWeekend works together with well-established organizations fighting plastic waste in the ocean. For each product sold, they donate a share of revenue to NGOs facilitating the clean-up of marine plastic corresponding to the weight of 5 plastic bottles or 100 straws per product sold.
So far, MessyWeekend has donated towards the clean-up of 232 tons of plastic in the Pacific Ocean.
Coffee tastes better when it’s made responsibly and ethically.
That’s why Chamberlain Coffee is committed to only sharing high-quality coffee that’s been sustainably sourced and made with zero pesticides. All their coffee products are freshly roasted and prepared at their local facility in California to ensure high standards and proper labor practices.
All products are certified USDA organic and fair trade, furthermore, the packaging is made with environmentally friendly materials.
It’s essential to Atom&Matter and Bethany Mota that the brand and product is created with a social and environmental approach.
Atom&Matter produces jewelry and packaging out of recycled material sourced by socially responsible partners. A part of the sales go directly to Step Up and Pratham – two organizations dedicated to empowering females in under-resourced communities to help them fulfill their potential.
Bareen supports the movement towards a sustainable clothing industry.
That’s why ecology, recycling and high quality are Bareen’s ultimate benchmarks. Their T-shirts are produced from 100% organic cotton by certified eco-friendly and ethical suppliers, using no harmful chemicals. The T-shirts are GOTS-certified, meaning that they are developed under responsible working conditions.
Customers receive their T-shirts in wrapping recycled plastic and with a loving consideration for the world’s oceans.
Project Nord gives back what they took from nature.
Sustainability is a key part of Project Nord’s ethos. Each time they sell a product, they plant a tree in collaboration with a well-established NGO to ensure reforestation, which is vital for our ecosystems. Moreover, Project Nord only prints on certified sustainably sourced paper. They use water-based, solvent-free, odorless ink, which requires no ventilation.