Commerce with a Conscience
Carolina Pad Gives Back
Commerce with a Conscience® allows Carolina Pad to partner with nonprofit organizations to build awareness and raise funds for worthy causes. Our approach to corporate responsibility works from the inside out. Our values not only include the company’s commitment to giving back to the community, but also encourage and recognize employees who participate in community and environmental programs.
Carolina Pad and Classroom Central
In the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region, Carolina Pad strongly supports Classroom Central, a free store for teachers who work in low-income schools.
Commerce with a Conscience Collections
Each year, Carolina Pad devotes a collection of school and office products to the Commerce with a Conscience® cause. A portion of the sales of these items is then donated to a nonprofit organization.
- Dreamsicle Collection and Girls on the Run - 2010 -Carolina Pad partnered with Signature Designer Jackie McFee and Girls on the Run International (GOTR) to create the Dreamsicle Collection, stylish school and office products for women and girls. The GOTR after-school curriculum-based program inspires more than 50,000 girls a year to celebrate their bodies, honor their voices, and embrace their gifts in more than 150 cities across North America.
- Kendall Kollection and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - 2008 and 2009 - Carolina Pad partnered with Jackie McFee and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to launch the Kendall Kollection. Funds raised through the Kendall Kollection support LLS’s blood cancer research and patient education and support services.
Carolina Pad recognizes the importance of maintaining our environment for future generations. In 2009, Carolina Pad introduced the Sasquatch Brand, a line of products made from paper sources that don't rely on virgin forestry.
Carolina Pad also implemented an environmental policy that will help guide workplace practices and product development efforts that focus on helping the environment.