The Body Shop has published a series of videos, which together chart the company’s progress in the first year of its Enrich Not Exploit mission.

The ethical beauty firm first launched its mission, which details 14 measurable sustainability targets, back in February 2016.

Notable achievements from the first 12 months include helping over 20,000 economically vulnerable people access work in The Body Shop’s supply chain – half-way to its 2020 target of 40,000 people – and 58 percent of product packaging declared fossil fuel free, strong progress against the 70 percent target set for three years hence.

“In 2016 we announced our ambition to become the world’s most ethical and sustainable business and, as a first step, set ourselves tough and ambitious targets to achieve by 2020. In 2016, our teams across the company embraced new ways of working and business practices and our progress has been strong. Whilst we have not succeeded in everything we have done, we have embraced learning  and, over the next four years, are determined to maintain progress and I hope go beyond our 2020 ambitions,” said Christopher Dais, International Director of Corporate Responsibility and Campaigns.


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