The Body Shop International

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

West Sussex, United Kingdom

Certified Since

September 2019

Industry

Personal care products

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

United Kingdom

Founded in 1976 in Brighton, England by Dame Anita Roddick, The Body Shop is a global beauty brand offering high-quality, naturally inspired skincare, body care, hair care and make-up produced ethically and sustainably. The Body Shop has a global presence, operating in 69 countries, with approximately 3,000 stores (about two thirds of them are franchisees) and 8000 direct employees. The Body Shop has a long-standing commitment to supporting social and environmental movements and using its presence across the world to raise awareness and advocate for long term change on many issues including human trafficking, domestic violence, climate change, deforestation, whaling, and animal testing in the cosmetic industry. The company pioneered the fair trade movement in the beauty industry and continues to work in partnership with suppliers across the world sourcing high quality natural ingredients, accessories and packaging through its Community Trade programme. Along with Aesop and Natura, The Body Shop is part of Natura &Co, a global, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group that is committed to generating positive economic, social and environmental impact.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, The Body Shop International earned an overall score of 82.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
82.6
82.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 15.7


Workers 22.2


Community 27.5


Environment 17.0



Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2019 Overall B Impact Score82.6

Additional Documentation

Aggregated Score Methodology Summary 2019

Disclosure Report 2019

Transparent B Impact Assessments 2019


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