Strongbody Apparel’s Take on Athletic Gear

How a young tech-focused company is taking on big brands and being socially conscious at the same time

Sponsored by Strongbody

Activewear is an industry monopolized by a handful of internationally renowned brands, so it’s no small feat for a start-up to enter the space successfully. Clever and courageous entrepreneurs Quincy Samycia and Meghan Conyers are making a splash thanks to innovative thinking, tech-forward fabrics and a socially responsible business model. Their Strongbody Apparel piqued our interest so we spoke with the Vancouver-based founders about their …

Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Giving Back

Spread the love with these good cause, good vibe presents

Oftentimes forgotten in the madness of December is that the true meaning of the holidays is giving. While gifting your favorite people (and non-people) presents they’d love, giving to charities and strangers is just as important. We strongly recommend making a donation in a loved one’s name this year, but if you also want to give a gift that benefits more than just the recipient, …

Chrome’s “DoneGood” Extension Suggests Ethical Buys

After struggling to find companies they really wanted to support, Cullen Schwarz and Scott Jacobson co-founded DoneGood—a new Chrome extension that suggests ethical options when shopping online. Users can even select more specific criteria for DoneGood to find for them, from women- or minority-owned companies to cruelty-free and vegan brands. Schwarz tells FastCo, “Our overarching goal is always to make this as easy as possible, …