When buying gifts for your loved ones this festive season, why not also have a positive impact by supporting a local social enterprise? A few ideas to get you started…

Lush Charity Pot buy Charity Pot hand and body lotion from Lush and all proceeds go to small, grassroots groups in Australia, New Zealand and around the world, working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights.

PARK Social Soccer Co makes league quality soccer balls and gear that changes lives on and off the field. Through charitable partnerships, every product they make enriches the lives of kids in need.

SisterWorks support 171 women from 55 countries, including 88 ‘Entrepreneurs’, who create and sell their wares in Richmond, Melbourne with the remaining sisters supporting this effort behind the scenes.

STREAT is a hospitality-based social enterprise dedicated to helping young people belong and to thrive with a healthy self, home and job.

The Social Outfit is an ethical fashion label based in Newtown in Sydney, providing employment and training to the refugee and new migrant community.

TOMS tagline is One for One. From shoes, sunglasses or bags- with every product you purchase, TOMS will help a person in need.