This is a list of notable businesses, organizations or charities originally founded by Quakers. Many of these are no longer managed or influenced by Quakers. At the end of the article are businesses that have never had any connection to Quakers, but some people may believe that they did or still do.
Businesses, organizations or charities with Quaker origins 
- Cadbury plc, chocolate and drinks manufacturer, was founded by Quaker John Cadbury, and expanded by Quaker sons Richard and George
- Carr's, UK biscuit manufacturer.
- CHUM Limited, a major Canadian media company, which was founded by Ted Rogers, Sr, a former caretaker of Pickering College who invented the radio tube.
- Clarks, shoe manufacturer.
- Coalbrookdale Company, iron manufacturer.
- Cornell University, Ivy league educational institution in Ithaca, New York, US.
- Crosfield's, a British chemicals company founded in 1814 by Quaker Joseph Crosfield, now a subsidiary of Ineos.
- Cully&Sully, Irish food producer, famous for its award-winning pies.
- Duane Morris, now one of the 100 largest law firms in the US, and still committed to Quaker values.
- Hilton, Anderson, Brooks, & Co, a Victorian cement producer that became the largest employer in Essex, England, founded by Quaker Edmund Wright Brooks.
- Humane Resources Ltd, a UK business claiming to provide ethically sound, practical and affordable advice and support with employment disputes;
- Huntley and Palmers biscuits, manufacturer in Reading, Berkshire.
- Huntsman, steel manufacturer.
- Hussey Seating Co., a North Berwick, Maine manufacturer of stadium and gymnasium seating systems, founded by the Hussey family in 1835.
- PQ Corporation, chemical industry firm. Founded Philadelphia Quartz by Philadelphia Quaker businessman Joseph Elkinton in 1831.
- Sandy Spring Bank, founded in 1868 by Quaker farmers, is now the largest bank in the state of Maryland, USA.
- Scott Bader Commonwealth, a British manufacturer of advanced resins and composites, founded by Ernest Bader in 1951.
- Strawbridge and Clothier, (now part of Macy's) department store chain, USA (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware).
- Sony (formerly Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo, or Tokyo Telecommunication Engineering, Co.); TTK's founding board president was Tamon Maeda, a Japanese Quaker, prewar Japanese ambassador to ILO, and postwar Minister of Education.
- Stockton and Darlington Railway, established in 1825 by Quaker Edward Pease, operated the world's first permanent steam locomotive-hauled railway line.
Businesses with no Quaker connection 
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