The Body Shop announces commitment to be 100% certified vegan by 2023 and rolls out recharge program
The Vegan Society is the global benchmark for vegan certification and takes an extremely in-depth approach to certification, auditing every supplier and manufacturer of raw materials. For The Body Shop, it’s more than 3,700 raw materials. Currently, 60% of The Body Shop products are vegan.
The company also announced that it is launching an ambitious rollout of charging stations in 500 stores worldwide this year, and 300 more stores in 2022. The Body Shop will also expand its in-store recycling program. Return, recycle and repeat, in 800 stores, in 14 markets, by the end of 2021.
Lionel Thoreau, Global Brand Director, The Body Shop, says: “Becoming 100% vegan is a natural next step for us and vegan beauty is an essential next step in our sustainability and environmental efforts. This, with our worldwide and in-store recharge. Recycling programs make The Body Shop a destination for ethical shoppers. “
Chantelle Adkins, Director of Business Development at The Vegan Society, comments: “Body Shop’s ambition to achieve 100% vegan brand certification across its extensive portfolio of formulations demonstrates its strong commitment to providing the best and most effective products. respectful of the planet.
Commenting on the recharging initiative, Thoreau added, “We want recharges to become mainstream – easy and accessible to everyone. This is just the first step in a 5-year plan to deploy recharging stations across the world. world”.
* Through December 2023, we aim to have all of our product formulas certified by The Vegan Society. It is possible that older formulations that have not been certified by the Vegan Society may still be in the market at this point, as these products are sold through.
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