The Body Shop is a cosmetics brand selling vegan and vegetarian hair and skincare products around the globe since 1976. The Body Shop exists to fight for a fairer, more beautiful world.
The Body Shop is a B-Corp certified business, meeting the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability by balancing profit, people and planet. Their products are 100% animal cruelty free and they have successfully campaigned for a complete ban of animal testing in cosmetics. They have a Community Fair trade partnership with their producers, providing fair work to women and supporting local generational initiatives. 68% of their product’s packaging are recyclable, and they’re aiming to grow their zero waste initiatives such as refilling stations, empty packaging collection and recycle programs.
Gender Equality: They ensure their local women producers are fairly compensated for their work and campaign for gender justice such as Stop Violence in the Home (2003) and Bloody Good Period Partnership (2019).
Responsible Consumption and Production:They aim to produce 100% recyclable packaging and phase out oil-based plastic.
Partnerships for the Goals: They collaborate with local producers, NGOs and international organisations to achieve their sustainable goals by lobbying policies, protests and campaigns.