Company Profile

Rothy's

Sells shoes, handbags, and accessories made from environmentally friendly materials using a model of owning its entire supply chain

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Consumer Products
Year Founded
2012
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
Stephen Hawthornthwaite
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best Workplaces
2020

WHY WE'RE A BEST PLACE TO WORK

Rothy's takes a whole brand approach to sustainability--from materials, to production, to the way we treat our people. Being sustainable means more than just using recycled materials. It also means fostering an inclusive, positive work environment for team members around the globe. At the core of Rothy's sustainable work culture is wellness. Rothy has a generous PTO and work-from-home policy. Rothy's matches 401(k) funds and offers equity stake in the business for all corporate employees.
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Inc. Best in Business
Consumer Products (2021)
Rothy's launched a proof-of-concept closed-loop production system that will upcycle 20,000 pairs of shoes made from recycled materials by the end of 2021.
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Cotopaxi

Designs, manufactures, and sells sustainable outdoor gear

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Consumer Products
Year Founded
2014
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Leadership
Davis Smith
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Consumer Products (2021)
In 2021, Cotopaxi became Climate Neutral Certified, an independent verification that a company has achieved net-zero carbon emissions.
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Soapbox Soaps

Makes vegan hand, hair, and body care products, and donates a bar of soap for every product sold.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Consumer Products & Services
Year Founded
2010
Location
washington, District of Columbia
Leadership
Dave Simnick
Website
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Consumer Products & Services (2021)
In the past 12 months, Soapbox has provided more than 8.2 million bars of soap to 15 countries and nonprofits serving communities that do not have access to it, and also to disaster-relief programs.
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Regionals Mid-Atlantic
No. 5 (2022), No. 119 (2021)
Inc. 5000
No. 198 (2021), No. 4317 (2020), No. 2405 (2018), No. 472 (2017)

Arteza

Leading art supply company offering state-of-the-art tools and an extensive assortment of premium yet affordable products.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Consumer Products & Services
Year Founded
2015
Location
North Miami, Florida
Leadership
Erick Haskell
Website
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Consumer Products & Services (2021)
Arteza donated hundreds of thousands of supplies across 20 different local communities.
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Regionals Southeast
No. 57 (2022)
Inc. 5000
No. 244 (2021), No. 32 (2020)

Umamicart

Delivers Asian groceries

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2021 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2021.
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Industry
Consumer Services
Year Founded
2020
Location
New York, New York
Leadership
Andrea Xu
Data as of Publication on Dec 7, 2021
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best in Business
Consumer Services (2021)
Umamicart, which launched in 2021, is donating proceeds of its Asian grocery-delivery service to combat anti-Asian violence.
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