8+ Best Sustainable Agencies for Ethical eCommerce Brands
Updated: Mar 18
Agencies are incredibly valuable resources for eCommerce stores looking to rebrand or grow, but with nearly 15,000 agencies to choose from it can be difficult to know which ones are a good fit for you. Here are a few to look at if you are a sustainable/ethical brand.
What is a Sustainable eCommerce Agency?
Sustainability is typically associated with the environment and carbon emissions, but there are additional factors that should be considered when looking at an eCommerce agency. What types of brands do they work with, are they supporting any charities, do they offset carbon emissions etc.
Here are a few agencies that you might want to check out:
Sustainable Shopify Agencies
Noughts & Ones
Noughts & Ones are an award-winning eCommerce agency focusing on ethical and sustainable DTC brands. As people and planet-conscious Shopify experts, the team at Noughts & Ones are constantly pushing their clients to reduce their digital footprints. They have previously worked with ethical brands including Ocean Saver, The Cheeky Panda, and Hunter & Gather. Noughts & Ones have been offsetting with Greenspark to reduce its environmental footprint. To date, they have offset over 80 Tonnes of CO2 and over 6000 plastic bottles worth of plastic to date.
Learn more about Noughts & Ones
We Make Websites
We Make Websites have been around for over 10 years and have worked on well over 500 projects to date. In that time they have worked with some great ethical brands like Pangia and Pure Electric.
A large part of their business is rooted in giving back - as they are actively supporting some great charities including Code Nation, Indspire, and Outrunners. In addition to their giving, they also encourage their employees to take time off to support their own voluntary projects.
Learn more about We Make Websites
Sustain was founded to support independent fashion brands and help them grow sustainably. Choosing to only work with environmentally conscious brands, Sustain has worked with many clients including &daughter and Bring Me The Horizon.
Not only do they work with sustainable brands, but they also practice what they preach. To date, they have planted over 1800 trees offsetting 116 tonnes of carbon with ecologi.
Learn more about Sustain Agency
Sustainable WordPress Agencies
Wholegrain was formed in 2007 by husband/wife duo Tom and Vineeta Greenwood. They had one goal in mind - to help positive organizations to thrive online.
Since then they have become leaders in the digital sustainability space. They offer services including; low-carbon web design, carbon calculator development, and sustainability workshops for their clients. They have also worked with some great organizations in the past including UNICEF, Oxfam, and ECOVER.
Learn more about Wholegrain Digital
Atomic smash are experts on WordPress and Woocommerce, having worked with many ethical businesses and charities including Positive News, Alpine Society, and Bristol Pride.
They also support a number of sustainable initiatives including tree panting (they have planted over 3000 trees to date) and the Bristol Green Capital Partnership.
Sustainable Marketing Agencies
Services: Brand Positioning, Content Marketing, Social Media, PPC, Digital Sustainability Advisory
Kollectify is the first zero-waste digital marketing agency for eCommerce businesses. Inspired by the 3 passions of its founder (Krissie); eCommerce, sustainability, and great marketing.
They focus on delivering services that are zero waste of your time, money and emissions. Supporting you to improve customer engagement, increase sales and revenue and reduce your digital carbon footprint.
Kollectify give back to local charities such as Surfers Against Sewage, Community Environmental Educational Therapy CIC and regularly take part in beach cleans
Services: Full Service (including employee training)
Founded in 2011, the team at Digital Footprint set out to change the way businesses do digital with a focus on helping brands to grow while reducing their carbon footprint.
Having worked with many organizations including the NHS, UNICEF, and Oxfam. They are an agency choice for businesses and non-profits alike.
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Services: Funnel strategy, email marketing
Bushy works with socially and environmentally conscious brands across the world. Experts in eCommerce funnel strategy and email marketing, they work with their clients to deliver ethical profits to ethical businesses.
Services: Marketing strategy, branding and communications, digital marketing, sustainable web design
Growth Animals is on a mission to clean up marketing and put ethics right at the forefront of the industry. Founders Chris and Jen created Growth Animals after 15 years of working with brands like Carlsberg and Issey Miyake.
Growth Animals are carbon-negative businesses with a pending B-corp, they also work with and volunteer for charities that align with their values.
Learn More about Growth Animals