The ultimate list for socially responsible shoes. Shop shoes that give back, are ethically crafted, and use sustainable materials with this guide.


ABLE employs and empowers women living in developing countries to create economic growth and reduce poverty. Women are paid fair wages and provided with a safe work environment.  ABLE sells high quality leather goods, jewelry, and accessories.


Allbirds sneakers are made out of wool from their flock of sheep in New Zeland that live a good life and sustainably harvested eucalyptus pulp. This certified B Corporation also uses eco-friendly materials such as recycled plastic water bottles and castor bean oil in the crafting of their shoes.



Darzah works with refugee and low-income women artisans in Palestine to create employment opportunities and ethically crafted shoes.


Everlane partners with ethical factories around the world to ensure their clothes are crafted to last. Through their ethical practices and emphasis on quality materials Everlane fights for radical transparency in the apparel industry.


Moeloco is an Australian based social enterprise operating on a one for one model. For each pair of flip-flops sold a pair of canvas shoes are donated to children in India through their partnership with The Hope Foundation.


Nisolo works with artisans in Peru, paying them fair wages and creating a safe work environment.  

Root Collective

Root Collective creates sustainable employment for shoemakers and artisans in South America.


For each pair of Toms Shoes sold, a pair of shoes is given to someone in need.