Once we noticed the theme for Earth Day 2022, we already felt proud. Together with your assist, we’re frequently investing our earnings again into the planet, with the aim of defending and bettering the Earth’s future. Allow us to inform you how!
As you already know, we’re a vegan, cruelty-free model that’s dedicated to being a power for good past magnificence in every little thing we do. Our Infinite Goal is to create a more healthy, greener, extra empowered world. From sustainably sourcing our substances and by no means testing on animals, to planting hundreds of timber and funding training with each buy, we’re breaking data left, proper, and centre. However there’s one factor we don’t do at Tropic – and that’s relaxation on our laurels. We’re all the time striving to be and do higher. A lot of our laborious work isn’t seen but, so we needed to take this chance to share how we’ve been investing in our planet – this 12 months and past. Together with your continued assist, we’ve been in a position to set some extremely spectacular pledges – all within the title of leaving our valuable Earth in a greater state than we discovered it. Thanks to your continued assist and generosity. A brighter future wouldn’t be attainable with out you!
To create a planet that’s more healthy, we work laborious to ensure our bestselling Mama and Little Tropic vary is COSMOS-certified. This certification confirms that 95 per cent (or extra!) of the agricultural substances in a product are from natural fields, sustainably sourced, not examined on animals, and free from artificial fertilisers. So, not solely are they wholesome to your pores and skin, however for the planet too! In truth, we’re all the time taking a look at methods we are able to use extra natural substances, as a result of natural fields sequester extra carbon and have decrease emissions, which suggests they actually assist us go the additional mile to create a more healthy planet.
In our quest to spice up the well being of our planet, we guarantee that all the merchandise we manufacture at our HQ are made with 100% renewable power. Plus, we’re additionally serving to to fund 16 wind generators in Guatemala, offering 20,000 houses with cleaner, planet-protective power. Take that, fossil fuels!
For 4 years operating, we’ve been a licensed CarbonNeutral® firm – and final 12 months, our carbon footprint was even decrease than in 2020! With the goal of heading additional on this course, we’re persevering with to spend money on double offsetting our emissions. We’ve already recognized methods to make this occur, reminiscent of inspecting how we import all our substances, and taking a look at how members of the Tropic staff commute to work, with an increasing number of Borrow Bikes out there at HQ! So, watch this area for more healthy staff members and a good happier planet!
We’re already a landfill-free model, however at first of the 12 months we additionally introduced that we’ll be halving our use of virgin plastic throughout our core skincare line (the merchandise out there in our Skincare Choice) to additional cut back plastic waste. To attain this, we’re introducing extra refillable packaging ideas, in addition to utilizing extra recycled plastic. We’re very excited to disclose the progress we’ve made, which will probably be in your palms very quickly…
In addition to going the additional mile to stop harm to our planet, we additionally associate with the Reef Restoration Basis and Forestry England to assist our Earth flourish. This contains funding the restoration of coral on the Nice Barrier Reef, and planting timber slightly nearer to dwelling within the UK. In truth, we simply accomplished our aim of making a Tropic Forest, by planting 7,000 climate-resistant saplings in Queen Elizabeth County Park, Hampshire! These are two superb methods to spend money on the way forward for our planet, creating new habitats to guard our valuable wildlife and safeguarding the survival of the pure world.
By the tip of this 12 months, we could have donated greater than £2 million to our long-term charity companions, together with United World Colleges, Eden Reforestation Initiatives, the Winnie Mabaso Basis, and extra.
These deserving causes all do life-changing, planet-protective work – and we’ll proceed to do every little thing we are able to to assist their operations and spend money on their success.
We already fund United World Colleges in Nepal, Myanmar and Cambodia, and one of many highlights of 2022 will probably be opening a brand new one in a village known as Ampandrivotse, Southwest Madagascar. The constructing work is nearly full, and this college will carry training to a distant neighborhood for the primary time. What might be extra rewarding than investing within the futures of budding little learners?
Lastly, we proceed to associate with Provenance – a sustainability platform that independently approves any claims we make in regards to the influence of our merchandise. So, you’ll be able to really feel empowered each time you buy from us. Everytime you click on on a product web page, be sure that to take a look at the Proof Factors which spotlight and confirm how every product is making a constructive influence on the planet.
Thanks for serving to to make Tropic what it’s at the moment: highly effective, purposeful, planet-protective magnificence. We really feel so proud to rejoice our planet on this annual Earth Day, however know that each single day we’re investing in our Earth – it’s our endless, Infinite Goal.