I once asked the late Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop, how she made the business case for ethical business. She replied: “I don’t. I just ask: do you want to do business in a way that abuses people and the environment, or don’t you?’’


The demise of The Body Shop is the latest sign of the growing retrenchment of direct ethical practice based on strong values and the wellbeing of people.

Our Council Member and Chair, Albert Tucker, recently wrote a guest column for The Grocer about the threats to pioneering, ethical trade.

You can read the article here.

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