Discover a world of innovative and sustainable choices as we unveil our handpicked selection of top sustainable new employee gifts. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the captivating features, advantages, and benefits of embracing eco-consciousness in your employee welcome packs and new hire welcome kit.
Offer a sustainable alternative to generic gifts and welcome a new era of purposeful and planet-friendly onboarding.
Eco-Friendly Excellence Our curated collection of sustainable gifts boasts cutting-edge features that redefine the art of gifting. From renewable materials to energy-efficient gadgets, each present has been meticulously chosen to make a lasting impression on your new hires and the environment alike. Embrace biodegradable desk accessories, stationery that supports educational projects in India, and much more as you set the stage for a greener and greater workplace.
Aligning with Company Culture By infusing your new hire welcome kit with eco-consciousness, you showcase your commitment to a greener future and reinforce your company culture of sustainability. These purposeful gifts speak volumes about your brand values, attracting top talent who are passionate about making a positive impact on the planet. The advantages of green gifting extend far beyond mere gestures – they strengthen employee engagement, foster a sense of belonging, and elevate your brand as a responsible corporate citizen.
Empowering Your Workforce Are you ready to witness the benefits of sustainable gifting firsthand? Elevate employee satisfaction as your team members receive thoughtful presents that align with their values and aspirations. Boost productivity as your workforce thrives in a work environment that prioritises well-being and ethical choices. Embrace a sense of collective pride as your organisation takes significant steps towards a sustainable future, creating a positive impact on both the workplace and the world beyond.
It's time to elevate your onboarding game with "Green & Great: Top Sustainable New Employee Gifts." Embrace the power of purposeful gifting and embark on a journey towards a brighter, greener, and more rewarding future for your employees and the planet.
What Makes a Gift Sustainable?
Eco-friendly materials and sourcing lie at the core of sustainable gifting. Opting for gifts made from organic, recycled, or upcycled materials reduces the demand for new resources, minimising the environmental burden.
Whether it's a new employee welcome pack or a thoughtful token of appreciation for new employees, the choice of materials matters. Embracing biodegradable, compostable, or easily recyclable items ensures that the gifts leave behind minimal waste, keeping the planet cleaner and healthier.
Minimal environmental impact is another crucial aspect of sustainable gifting. Evaluating the entire lifecycle of a gift, from production to disposal, helps us understand its true ecological footprint.
By selecting products with lower energy consumption, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and responsible manufacturing processes, we ensure that our gifts contribute positively to the environment.
The Importance of Sustainability in Corporate Culture
In today's dynamic business landscape, sustainability has emerged as a crucial aspect of corporate culture.
It transcends being a mere buzzword, transforming into a tangible reflection of an organisation's commitment to responsible practices.
By integrating sustainability into every aspect of their operations, companies can foster a profound positive impact on both the environment and their stakeholders. Two key aspects underscore the significance of sustainability in corporate culture: reflecting company values and building a greener reputation.
Reflecting Company Values
When a company embraces sustainability, it sends a powerful message about its company values. By incorporating eco-friendly initiatives, from offering a thoughtful new employee welcome pack to implementing a comprehensive employee onboarding kit, organisations demonstrate their dedication to a greener future.
Such gestures resonate with both new employees and existing team members, instilling a sense of pride in being part of an environmentally-conscious company.
As the workforce becomes increasingly environmentally aware, being associated with a company that values sustainability becomes a compelling factor in attracting and inspiring employees.
Building a Greener Reputation
A strong commitment to sustainability enhances a company's reputation in the market and among its stakeholders.
When a company actively adopts sustainable practices and offers branded merchandise that align with environmental consciousness, it showcases its dedication to making a positive impact.
This not only improves the perception of the company in the eyes of customers but also enhances its appeal to prospective clients and partners who prioritise ethical business practices.
A greener reputation also translates into increased loyalty and support from customers who appreciate the efforts towards sustainability.
By imbuing their corporate culture with sustainability, companies not only contribute to the preservation of the planet but also create a more inspiring and motivating work environment for their team members. The incorporation of sustainability in practical items within the organisation, from the onboarding process to daily operations, reflects a genuine commitment to building a brighter, greener, and more sustainable future.
The Benefits of Sustainable Gifts for Employees
In the pursuit of creating a thriving and purpose-driven work environment, sustainable gifts play a pivotal role.
These thoughtful and eco-conscious offerings go beyond the surface, leaving a lasting impact on both employees and the organisation as a whole.
Two key benefits underscore the importance of incorporating sustainability into new employee welcome packs and employee onboarding kits: boosting morale and engagement and fostering a sense of belonging.
Boosting Morale and Engagement
When employees receive sustainable gifts as part of their new employee welcome kit, it sends a powerful message about the company's commitment to ethical practices and environmental consciousness.
The act of gifting carefully selected, eco-friendly items showcases the organisation's concern for the well-being of its team members and the planet.
This, in turn, boosts morale, as employees feel valued and appreciated for their contributions to the company. A sense of pride emerges when they become part of a sustainable movement, inspiring them to be more engaged in their work and the company's overall mission.
Fostering a Sense of Belonging
Sustainable gifts not only elevate the experience of new employees during the onboarding process, but they also foster a sense of belonging among the entire team.
As each new team member receives a curated selection of environmentally responsible and branded merchandise, it reinforces the organisation's values and mission. This shared commitment to sustainability creates a strong bond among team members, enhancing camaraderie and collaboration.
It fosters a positive work culture where employees feel connected to a greater purpose beyond their daily tasks, making them more invested in the success and growth of the company.
Incorporating sustainability into the gifting process goes beyond offering inspiring employees with practical items; it cultivates a harmonious and motivated workforce.
By prioritising eco-consciousness in the gifts they give, companies can reap the benefits of an engaged, loyal, and passionate team that contributes to the organisation's success while making a positive impact on the world.
Green in the Office: Eco-Friendly Workspace Essentials
Embracing eco-friendly office essentials is a step towards creating a greener and more sustainable workplace.
By incorporating these small yet impactful changes, you inspire employees to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle while contributing to a healthier planet. Let your office be a shining example of sustainability and responsible practices, setting the tone for a brighter future for both your company and the environment.
From everyday essentials to practical items, these thoughtful choices not only inspire employees but also contribute to a healthier planet.
Opt for office supplies and stationery made from recycled materials. From pens and notepads to sticky notes and folders, there is a wide range of eco-friendly options available that minimise the use of virgin resources, reducing your carbon footprint.
Vent For Change Reclaim A5 Notebook - Lined (From £10.48)
Stunning, tactile reclaimed A5 notebook with covers made using reclaimed fabric with 100% certified sustainable inner paper pages.
A beautifully designed product with impeccable eco credentials and an ethical purchasing alternative for conscientious consumers. The belly band can be co-branded with your logo. Every VENT notebook sold helps support children’s education projects worldwide.
Cafeco Recycled A5 Casebound Notebook (From £5.73)
Make a truly sustainable choice with the Cafeco 100% Recycled A5 Casebound Notebook with a cover made from recycled office and post industrial coffee cup waste and white lined inner pages made from 100% recycled post consumer waste.
The notebooks are made in the UK and can be personalised by deboss, foil block or full colour print. Available in a range of contemporary pastel colours. A percentage of the proceeds is donated to Tree Aid whose tree planting program in Africa creates a sustainable future for poverty stricken areas.
Rcanvas Undyed Pencil Case (From £4.22)
A recycled canvas pencil case to keep your work essentials in one compartment. The recycled canvas is undyed and used in its raw form, without the need for chemicals from dyeing or bleaching.
Includes scannable AWARE™ tracer which validates the end-to-end impact of sustainable textiles from origin to consumer. Each pencil case saves 275 litres of water on average and 2% of proceeds of each product sold donated to Water.org.
A5 Customisable Recycled Notebook (From £2.19)
Made from 100% recycled post consumer waste, the notebook includes a fully customisable front cover and 48 inner pages from a choice of blank, lined, square grid or square dotted. Staple bound but with the look of a perfect bound book; square edged and perfectly creased with not a drop of glue in sight.
Apart from the front cover, you can also include your design to the inner pages and back cover for an extra cost. Made in the UK from 100% genuine de-inked post consumer waste, certified by FSC® Made with chlorine free paper (PCF) significantly reducing water contamination from processing.
Super Hit Bio Pen (From £0.89)
A quality biobased ball pen made from sugar cane. Fitted with large capacity magic flow refill. Available in 8 colours which can be printed with your logo or text in 1-4 colours. The pen is fully degradable when this ends up in nature. You can have the pen printed on the body or clip.
Choose desk organisers made from sustainable materials like bamboo or recycled plastic, helping employees keep their workspace tidy while supporting eco-conscious practices.
Bamboo Desk Organiser 10W Wireless Charger (From £22.80)
Add your branding to this 10W wireless fast charger with desk organiser made with RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certified recycled ABS. The bamboo exterior of the organiser is made from FSC® bamboo.
Bamboo 10W Wireless Charger (From £22.80)
Add your branding to this 10W wireless fast charger with pen holder made with RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certified recycled ABS. The bamboo exterior of the organiser is made from FSC® bamboo.
Nature's Embrace: The Power of Plants
Boxed Pot Garden (From £0.98)
Make an impression on your employees with this beautiful boxed pot garden. Custom print the box with your marketing message and business branding. Choose from a range of flower, tree, herb and vegetable seeds to suit any marketing campaign. Comes complete with an eco-friendly, peat free coir pellet, 5 Seedsticks, a small 100% recycled pot and growing instructions.
Customisable Seedbom (From £3.38)
The ideal eco friendly promotional product, a fun way to promote your brand while helping nature with your own wildflower giveaway. Fully customisable from the outer sleeve down to the seeds inside.
Desktop Cube Garden (From £8.40)
These eye-catching, wooden cubes are custom-printed and make a great branded plant pot! The wooden cube is 100% compostable making this a sustainable eco-friendly promotional product and corporate gift.
Sustainable Sips: Embracing Reusable Drinkware
Presenting new hires with reusable drinkware as part of their welcome kit shows a conscious effort to reduce plastic waste and its impact on our planet. It's a small step that collectively leads to a significant positive change for the environment helping to promote sustainable habits even when working remotely..
Original Ocean Bottle 500ml (From £31.20)
The Ocean bottle stops 1000 plastic bottles from entering the ocean. Made from double wall 90% recycled stainless steel, BPA-free plastic, silicone rubber and ocean-bound plastic. Keeps your cold drinks cold and your hot drinks hot. Ice, soup, coffee, and smoothies are all good, thanks to its double lid that lets you sip, fill, pour and clean with joy.
One Green Bottle Evolution Water Bottle 500ml (From £15.92)
The 500ml Evolution bottles have thermoregulation, temperature performance – 24hr cold/12 hr hot. One Green Bottle is a Certified B-Corporation – helping to create a clean environment and minimise of our global reliance on single use plastics. For every single bottle they sell, they recover 25 single use plastic bottles from the ocean and are proud to be an Impact Partner of Plastic Bank.
Black & Blum Insulated Water Bottle 750ml (From £19.50)
A 750 ml / 17 fl oz vacuum insulated bottle that will keep your drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. It has a wide opening for easy pouring/cleaning. Vegan leather strap attached to lid. Black & Blum design unique and sustainable products that look great and are made to last. As they say 'Buy once, buy well'.
Klean Kanteen Rise 399ml Mug (From £22.74)
Designed with ergonomic contours and a nature-inspired tonal colour palette the Rise Mug is built with certified 90% post-consumer recycled 18/8 stainless steel. The Climate Lock™ vacuum insulation keeps drinks hot for 4 hours and ice cold for 16.
Circular & Co Reusable Coffee Cup 340ml (From £9.45)
Circular Cup are the world’s first reusable coffee cups, made from recycled single-use paper cups. The unique push lid mechanism minimises spills and offers one-hand opening. Enjoy the full coffee flavour with 360-degree drinking.
Organic Cotton Canvas Bag (From £6.66)
Cotton bag in superfine organic cotton canvas with GOTS certification.
Recycled Cotton Shopper (From £5.04)
Carry all your essentials in this functional recycled 145 gsm cotton tote bag featuring a 14cm gusset for extra storage. Embedded with AWARE™ tracer technology which verifies the use of genuine recycled fabric materials. This item saves 860 litres of water with 2% of proceeds of each product sold donated to Water.org.
Organic Cotton Shopping Bag w Long Handles (From £5.79)
Lightweight classic tote bag with long handles and reinforced stress points to secure a durable and long-lasting reusable bag. Carrys the fair-trade label.
Sustainable Tech Gadgets
Empower your new hires with the latest sustainable tech wonders! Gift your employees cutting-edge gadgets that are eco-friendly, energy-efficient, and promote a greener future. From solar-powered chargers to recycled materials, these tech gifts combine innovation with environmental consciousness, making them perfect choices for sustainable and thoughtful employee presents
Wood Panel Powerbank 4000mAh (From £20.15)
The wood panel powerbank is perfect for all technology and nature lovers. The elegant combination of aluminium and real wood together with the powerful battery will attract almost any target group.
Alata Bamboo Solar Powerbank 8000mAh (From £26)
Introducing the Alata 8000mAh Bamboo Solar Power Bank – your ultimate eco-friendly charging solution. With dual USB output and an integrated solar panel, it's perfect for outdoor adventures. Enjoy quick top-up charging on the go.
RCS Recycled Plastic 10.000mah Powerbank (From £44.96)
Make slow charging a thing from the past with this fast charging powerbank. Thanks to the ultra fast type C PD port, the powerbank re-charges in record time only taking 40 minutes to charge your phone from empty to 50%. Made with RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certified recycled ABS.
Mindful Merchandise: Clothing and Accessories with a Cause
In the age of conscious consumerism, clothing and accessories with a cause have gained prominence. From sustainable materials to items supporting social causes, these pieces become more than just everyday essentials; they embody a shared commitment to making a positive impact.
Pure Waste Mens Pique Polo (From £21.90)
The Pure Waste pique polo, made from recycled cotton and recycled plastic bottles, is designed to last. This shirt has a straight cut, normal-length hem and a button-up polo neck. Compared to an equivalent product made from virgin materials, making a pique shirt from recycled materials uses 99% less water and generates 50% fewer CO2 emissions.
Womens Classic Organic Fair-Trade Cotton T-Shirt (From £11.66)
Classic fitted heavyweight single jersey T-shirt with regular short sleeves. Slightly fitted at waist, round neck with double-layered elastane rib and inside neck tape. In a soft and slightly thicker quality, made from ringspun 185gsm combed cotton. 100% Organic Fair-Trade Cotton
Womens Organic Fair-Trade Cotton Jersey Hoodie (From £28.42)
Slightly fitted hooded sweatshirt with kangaroo pocket at front and double lined hood with adjustable flat strings. Featuring inside neck tape, double layered rib at cuffs and waistband. Made from ringspun 300gsm combed cotton and has a soft brushed inside. 100% Organic Fair-Trade Cotton
Unisex Lightweight GRS Recycled Circular Jacket (From £101.19)
Embrace a greener approach to fashion with the Unisex Lightweight GRS Recycled Circular Jacket, thoughtfully designed to make a positive impact on the environment. This jacket is more than just stylish outerwear – it's a statement of your commitment to sustainable living.
Green Gadgets for Home and Beyond
Swiss Peak RCS Recycled Plastic TWS Earbuds 2.0 (From £26.07)
New generation true wireless earbuds which come in a compact 400 mAh charging case that allows you to charge and take your earbuds wherever you go. The earbuds and charging case are made with RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certified recycled ABS.
Klean Kanteen Meal Size Food Box 1005ml (From £20.67)
The lunch size Food Box from the B Corp Klean Kanteen is great for packing food for work. With easy to clean, durable stainless steel construction and food-grade silicone lid, the Food Box is 100% plastic-free.
Black & Blum Stainless Steel Bento Box (£29.49)
Two 500ml stainless steel leak proof containers with a concealed fork and bamboo lid/chopping board.
Swiss Peak GRS Recycled PU Travel Gift Set (From £15.03)
Keep your passport safe and yet easily accessible with this stylish Swiss Peak recycled PU passport holder and matching luggage tag.
Conscious Cuisine - Sustainable Food Hampers
Delight the taste buds and nurture the planet with meticulously curated sustainable food hampers. Showcasing ethically sourced and organic sweet treats, these culinary treasures instill a sense of responsibility towards the environment.
Sweet Spot Hamper (From £46.65)
A symphony of flavours with an irresistible collection of ethically sourced gourmet treats. From rich and decadent chocolates to tangy and fruity vegan delights, each bite is a journey of pure joy. Let us entice your taste buds with our tantalising lineup.
Gourmet Snackers Delight Hamper (From £35.50)
Indulge in a culinary journey of ethical delights with our carefully curated hamper. Packed full of delectable treats sourced from responsible and sustainable producers, this hamper is a true celebration of flavours and values.
Taste of the Mediterranean Box (From £20.95)
A tantalising combination of flavours that will transport your taste buds to sun-kissed Mediterranean landscapes.
Chocaholic Box (From £30.04)
Experience chocolate heaven with our Chocaholic Box, a delectable assortment of ethically sourced sweet treats. Complete with a eco kraft box with customisable box band, and customisable A6 postcard insert to your recipient making this box perfect for chocolate lovers everywhere!
Global Fusion Flavours (From £40.57)
Embark on a mouthwatering journey of Global Fusion Flavours with our curated treat box. Indulge in a delightful assortment of exquisite tastes from around the world. Includes customisable box band and A6 greeting card.
In conclusion, "Green & Great: Top Eco-Friendly Gifts for New Hires" exemplifies the transformative power of embracing sustainability in corporate gifting. At The Ethical Gift Box, we take pride in assisting companies to put together remarkable gift boxes for their new employees, carefully curated with eco-friendly presents that leave a lasting impression.
By embracing sustainability in corporate gifting, companies not only showcase their commitment to responsible practices but also send a strong message of environmental consciousness to every new team member. These thoughtful and sustainable gifts contribute to creating a positive and eco-friendly work environment, fostering a sense of unity and purpose within the workplace.
Beyond the confines of the office, these purposeful gifts inspire a greener future, leaving a positive impact on the lives of employees and influencing their choices outside of work. Each gift is a meaningful gesture that reflects shared values and a collective dedication to making a difference - one sustainable present at a time.
As we embark on this journey of conscious and purposeful gifting, let us recognise the significant role we play in shaping a more sustainable world. Our curated gift boxes go beyond ordinary offerings, carrying the essence of a greener tomorrow.
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FAQs - Green & Great: Top Sustainable New Employee Gifts
1. Why should we choose sustainable gifts for new employees?
Opting for sustainable gifts aligns your company with eco-conscious values, showcasing a commitment to environmental responsibility. It fosters a positive company culture centered around mindful consumerism and inspires employees to be part of a greener future.
2. Are sustainable gifts limited to specific items only?
Not at all! Sustainable gifts encompass a wide range of options, including organic clothing, recycled accessories, fair trade products, eco-friendly gadgets, and more. The possibilities are endless, allowing you to tailor the gifts to your new employees' preferences and needs.
3. How do sustainable gifts make new employees feel valued?
By choosing eco-friendly presents, you convey that new team members are not just joining a workplace but becoming part of a purpose-driven community. Sustainable gifts show that their well-being and shared values matter to the organization.
4. Can sustainable gifts be customized to reflect our company's identity?
Absolutely! Sustainable gifts can be personalized with your company's logo or branding elements, ensuring they align with your corporate identity. Customization adds a unique touch and reinforces your commitment to sustainability.
5. How can sustainable gifts contribute to employee engagement?
Sustainable gifts foster a sense of pride and loyalty among employees. Being part of an organization that cares about the environment and society enhances employee satisfaction and engagement, leading to a more motivated and dedicated workforce.
6. Are sustainable gifts suitable for remote employees?
Yes, sustainable gifts are perfect for remote employees too! Consider eco-friendly accessories like reusable water bottles, eco-tech gadgets, or virtual team-building experiences that promote a sustainable and connected remote work culture.
7. How can I ensure the sustainable gifts are of high quality?
When sourcing sustainable gifts, look for reputable suppliers with certifications like Fair Trade, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), or recycled material labels. Research the product's manufacturing process and materials to ensure their authenticity and quality.
8. Can sustainable gifts be incorporated into our onboarding process for all employees?
Absolutely! Sustainable gifts can be part of your onboarding process for all employees, not just new hires. By gifting eco-friendly items on various occasions like work anniversaries or team achievements, you reinforce your organization's dedication to sustainability.
9. How can I get started with choosing sustainable gifts for our company?
Contact [Your Corporate Gifting Service] to explore our wide selection of sustainable gifts and tailor-made gift boxes for new employees. Our experts will assist you in selecting meaningful and eco-friendly presents that align with your company's values and make a positive impact.