Community Fair Trade Celebrates 25 Years

The Body Shop launched Community Fair Trade in 1987 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Lily Cole (right) is the new Global Brand Advocate who recently journeyed to Ghana to visit the women in Tamale who produce The Body Shop's Community Fair Trade Shea Butter

The Community Fair Trade programme fosters trading relationships directly with marginalised communities around the world. The Community Fair Trade offers suppliers a predictable and regular income for their family and the security and confidence to develop their own businesses.

The programme ensures The Body Shop’s trading partners have their ongoing needs are met for today and tomorrow, helping the community to thrive.

In return, The Body Shop has the opportunity to access some nature’s finest ingredients, which are grown and harvested by expert local farmers.

The Body Shop currently has more than 1,200 products. Over 80 per cent of them contain Community Fair Trade ingredients.

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