The Gift That Does Good

With the holidays upon us, gifting is at the top of all of our minds. Increasingly, companies and individuals seek ways to give that also help make the world a better place, whether it's through charitable organizations, spreading awareness, or investing in a product that poses a solution to a bigger problem. With its sustainable mission and charitable vision, S'well does all of this and more — consider it a gift that keeps on giving, long after it's been unwrapped. 


Sarah Kauss launched S'well in 2010 with a mission to rid the world of plastic bottles. According to some projections, more than 583 billion plastic drinking bottles will be sold around the world by 2021, with more than two-thirds of that waste ending up in landfills and waterways, and it is estimated that by 2050 the ocean will contain more plastic, by weight, than fish. Knowing that every individual has the power to displace 167 single-use plastic bottles per year, S’well has set about creating products, developing programs, and empowering people to help make a change. 

S’well’s sustainability initiative, Million Bottle Project, aims to help displace 100 million plastic bottles from entering landfills, waterways and other undesirable locations by 2020. (Nearly 65 million have already been displaced!) As an extension of this project, S'well has partnered with the New York City Mayor's Office of Sustainability on BRING IT, a movement geared toward helping youth fight plastic waste through advocacy and action. S'well provided over 320,000 S'well and S'ip by S'well bottles to ALL NYC public high schoolers, offering them a reusable alternative to single-use plastic bottles. 

There’s no better way to show that you care about your team or your clients than showing you care about a cause, and gifting sustainably is a huge step toward making a difference in the way we treat and respect our environment. By encouraging employees, colleagues and customers to make the transition to reusable bottles, you'll be helping make the workplace and the world better and greener. With S’well’s customization options, you'll be able to feature your company logo front and center and showcase your brand identity, all while promoting sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic. We believe that small steps can lead to great change, and that we can all be a part of that change.

As companies continue to align with important causes and make giving back a priority, it becomes more and more important to do business with those whose visions are worth supporting. Beyond its intention to help reduce the use, S'well is proud to support charity partners that protect our environment, bring clean water to the world's most vulnerable communities, and research ways to live longer, healthier lives. This means that every S'well you give is not only a beautiful, hardworking product, but that it's also a hardworking gift; it continues to make a difference in lives and communities long after it's been given. 

Love the idea of giving your corporate family a gift that makes a difference in the world? Find more info about our custom and corporate gifting options at