Gifts for Good

Ethical selections for the globally minded from our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

Since this is the season for giving, we have selected various items from our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide that benefit communities and charitable organizations around the world. Particularly pleasing for the folks that have everything and want to share the wealth, or anyone with a sharing spirit, the following items represent the most rewarding gifts one can give. Lemlem Printed Rustic Scarf Support global artisans …

CellBag

A design-focused vessel that addresses water transport and shortage issues

Cellbag is a quirky new snack-and-water carrier for day-trippers looking for on-the-go sustenance. Created by designer Mathieu Lehanneur and Professor David Edwards for ArtScience Labs, the adorable futuristic design can be slung over the shoulder on your daily commute, and comes in four distinct colors. The compartmental disc design was conceptualized by a group of Harvard students who—under the guidance of Edwards—were inspired by the …

Arctic Husky Adventure

Help support one man's epic expedition to combat meningitis

While some run or walk for a cause, Mark Jobling will drive a team of huskies 155 miles across the frozen Arctic Lapland to help in the fight against the life-threatening disease meningitis. His charitable tack has already brought results in fact, inspiring Woolrich to recently donate one of their classic Arctic parkas—a coat filled with super-warm down and kitted out with essential features to …