These 10 Celebrities Are Creating a Positive Impact With Their Ventures

Oct 26, 2023

By: Sunayna Kanjilal

Celebrities Who Are Socially Responsible

Celebrities are becoming more mindful about what they lend their names to, with each passing year. Many are taking it upon themselves and starting their ventures to tackle many social issues. It’s good to see today’s celebrities doing business with a purpose. ...

1. Pharrell Williams

A unique business idea that is making the planet “happy” is none other than Pharell Williams'. His company Bionic Yarn makes high-performance yarn and fabric from recovered plastic. Bionic Yarn has collaborated with big names in fashion such as Adidas, Ti...

2. Matt Damon

Water.org is pretty well-known for its amazing work but it’s one of the lesser-known facts that Matt Damon is one of the co-founders. The organization aims to provide safe and healthy water and sanitation for communities in need. The organization provides wate...

3. Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman launched a coffee shop named "Laughing Man Coffee Shop" in New York after getting inspired by an Ethiopian coffee farmer named Dukale back in the year 1999. He launched his platform that helped farmers in developing countries find buyers...

4. Leonardo DiCaprio

DiCaprio is known for his passion for saving the environment and has taken tons of initiatives to save the planet in the last decade or so. He is currently helping build a sustainable resort on a private beach off the coast of Belize. This innovative getaway w...

5. Amber Valletta

High fashion model turned entrepreneur, Amver Valleta has a site called Master & Muse that sells some great sustainable and ethical brands like Matt & Nat. The brands that are available on the platform are all socially responsible and operate sustainab...

6. Gina Rodriguez

Known for her time on the show, Jane the Virgin, the actress's lingerie line Naja helps empower women workers in South America. The factory is known for employing single mothers to female heads of household and pays them above-market wages with many healt...

7. Edward Norton

Known for his roles in Flight Club, and Norton World to raise funds for charitable as well as personal issues, Edward Norton is helping causes with his crowdfunding platform called Crowdrise. According to Wikiwand, The crowdfunding platform aims to encourage p...

8. Jessica Alba

The Honest Company is an American digital-first consumer goods company that is based out of Los Angeles and was founded by actress Jessica Alba. The company generated $1 billion in revenue in the year 2020 and landed her on the cover of Forbes magazine's ...

9. Lily Cole

Actress and Environmentalist Lily Cole's luxury knitwear company The North Circular employs a "UK network of talented home knitters." The brand is also known for using all-natural, biodegradable fibers to make beanies and other winter wear. Foun...

10. Frederique van der Wal

This high-fashion model launched a florist company, Frederique Choice that works directly with growers around the world and works to incorporate reusable and sustainable packaging. According to the brand, each of the bouquets is shipped in a bamboo-pressed bio...