Once we noticed the theme for Earth Day 2022, we already felt proud. Together with your assist, we’re frequently investing our income again into the planet, with the objective of defending and enhancing the Earth’s future. Allow us to let you know how!
As you already know, we’re a vegan, cruelty-free model that’s dedicated to being a drive for good past magnificence in every thing we do. Our Infinite Goal is to create a more healthy, greener, extra empowered world. From sustainably sourcing our components and by no means testing on animals, to planting hundreds of timber and funding schooling with each buy, we’re breaking information 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 exhausting work isn’t seen but, so we needed to take this chance to share how we’ve been investing in our planet – this yr and past. Together with your continued assist, we’ve been capable of set some extremely spectacular pledges – all within the title of leaving our treasured Earth in a greater state than we discovered it. Thanks on your continued assist and generosity. A brighter future wouldn’t be potential with out you!
To create a planet that’s more healthy, we work exhausting to verify our bestselling Mama and Little Tropic vary is COSMOS-certified. This certification confirms that 95 per cent (or extra!) of the agricultural components in a product are from natural fields, sustainably sourced, not examined on animals, and free from artificial fertilisers. So, not solely are they wholesome on your pores and skin, however for the planet too! The truth is, we’re all the time methods we will use extra natural components, as a result of natural fields sequester extra carbon and have decrease emissions, which implies 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 make it possible for the entire 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 yr, our carbon footprint was even decrease than in 2020! With the purpose of heading additional on this route, we’re persevering with to spend money on double offsetting our emissions. We’ve already recognized methods to make this occur, corresponding to inspecting how we import all our components, and how members of the Tropic workforce commute to work, with an increasing number of Borrow Bikes accessible at HQ! So, watch this area for more healthy workforce members and a fair happier planet!
We’re already a landfill-free model, however at the start of the yr we additionally introduced that we’ll be halving our use of virgin plastic throughout our core skincare line (the merchandise accessible in our Skincare Choice) to additional cut back plastic waste. To realize 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 forestall injury to our planet, we additionally companion 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 house within the UK. The truth is, we simply accomplished our objective 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 treasured wildlife and safeguarding the survival of the pure world.
By the tip of this yr, 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 thing we will 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 referred to as Ampandrivotse, Southwest Madagascar. The constructing work is sort of full, and this faculty will carry schooling to a distant neighborhood for the primary time. What may very well be extra rewarding than investing within the futures of budding little learners?
Lastly, we proceed to companion with Provenance – a sustainability platform that independently approves any claims we make in regards to the impression 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, ensure to take a look at the Proof Factors which spotlight and confirm how every product is making a optimistic impression on the planet.
Thanks for serving to to make Tropic what it’s as we speak: highly effective, purposeful, planet-protective magnificence. We really feel so proud to have a good time our planet on this annual Earth Day, however know that each single day we’re investing in our Earth – it’s our unending, Infinite Goal.