A sustainable business isn’t just good for the environment – it’s good for everyone. At MAYO Designs, we value social responsibility. So let’s take a look at a few of the best businesses using sustainability in their strategy now.

1) Whole Foods

Grocery giant Whole Foods has taken a number of steps towards sustainability, such as working with organic farmers, eliminating plastic packaging where possible, and educating local residents about the importance of a green future.

2) Starbucks

Starbucks has taken action to sustain the environment by creating more eco-conscious, efficient stores, utilizing recyclable packaging, and investing in renewable energy.

3) Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s also uses sustainability in its strategy, including removing 4 million pounds of plastic packaging from stores, donating more than $370 million in food instead of wasting it, and creating more efficient, eco-friendly stores.

4) Method 

Method is a company dedicated to creating biodegradable, eco-friendly house cleaning products which ensure we can keep our homes clean – as well as our environment.

5) Gucci 

Luxury brand Gucci has taken many steps towards sustainability in recent days, unveiling a 10-year plan to help to protect the environment, build social change, and reduce the environmental impact of its clothing.

6) Chipotle 

Fast-casual chain Chipotle has sustainability practices including advocacy for environmental policy, using organic/non-GMO ingredients when possible, and sourcing responsibly crafted foods.

7) IKEA 

IKEA, the Swedish furniture retailer, has invested millions of dollars in solar panels and renewable energy, and plans to be fully powered by green energy by 2020. It also sources about 50% of its wood from sustainable forests.

Work with a sustainability marketing team! 

As these companies show, sustainability can be a powerful way to boost your marketing and advertising efforts. Want to learn more about sustainability? Want to work with the happiest marketing team imaginable that loves working with sustainable businesses, and uses sustainability in its everyday activities? Contact MAYO Designs now.