About The Body Shop
The Body Shop is a global beauty brand founded in 1976 in Brighton, England by Anita Roddick. The Body Shop wishes to make a positive change in the world by providing naturally inspired skincare and hair- body- and makeup products with a high level of quality, which is epic and sustainable. The beauty brand was pioneering with its philosophy, that companies have the power to do good. Today The Body Shop has more than 3000 shops in more than 68 countries.
Enrich not Exploit™
Enrich not Exploit™ commitment is the new and global CSR-strategy at The Body Shop. It underpins all aspects of the company, and supports The Body Shop in becoming the worlds most ethical and sustainable global company.
Forever Against Animal Testing
In 2017 The Body Shop launched the international and groundbreaking campaign Forever Against Animal Testing. The goal is to achieve 8 million signatures to call for a global ban on animal testing in cosmetics. Together with the animal rights organization Cruelty Free International The Body Shop has been part of completing the EU prohibition against animal testing within the cosmetics industry. The ambition is now a global ban for the remaining 80 % of the world’s countries, who still haven’t gotten a law against animal testing within the cosmetics industry.
Reforestation of 75 millions m2 rainforest
The Body Shop now expands its bio bridges program for reforestation of the rainforest with World Bio Bridges Mission. The program re-establishes animal corridors between isolating parts of the rainforest and helps endangered species to reproduce and survive. The goal is to get reafforestated 75 million m2. within 2020.