After we noticed the theme for Earth Day 2022, we already felt proud. Together with your assist, we’re regularly investing our income again into the planet, with the purpose 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 power for good past magnificence in every thing we do. Our Infinite Function is to create a more healthy, greener, extra empowered world. From sustainably sourcing our substances and by no means testing on animals, to planting 1000’s of timber and funding training 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 at all times striving to be and do higher. A lot of our laborious work isn’t seen but, so we wished to take this chance to share how we’ve been investing in our planet – this 12 months and past. Together with your continued help, we’ve been in a position to set some extremely spectacular pledges – all within the identify of leaving our treasured Earth in a greater state than we discovered it. Thanks to your continued help and generosity. A brighter future wouldn’t be attainable with out you!
To create a planet that’s more healthy, we work laborious to verify 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! The truth is, we’re at all times taking a look at methods we will 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 make it possible for the entire merchandise we manufacture at our HQ are made with 100% renewable vitality. Plus, we’re additionally serving to to fund 16 wind generators in Guatemala, offering 20,000 houses with cleaner, planet-protective vitality. Take that, fossil fuels!
For 4 years operating, we’ve been an authorized CarbonNeutral® firm – and final 12 months, our carbon footprint was even decrease than in 2020! With the goal of heading additional on this path, we’re persevering with to spend money on double offsetting our emissions. We’ve already recognized methods to make this occur, equivalent to analyzing how we import all our substances, and taking a look at how members of the Tropic group commute to work, with increasingly Borrow Bikes obtainable at HQ! So, watch this area for more healthy group members and a fair happier planet!
We’re already a landfill-free model, however at the start of the 12 months we additionally introduced that we’ll be halving our use of virgin plastic throughout our core skincare line (the merchandise obtainable in our Skincare Choice) to additional scale 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 arms very quickly…
In addition to going the additional mile to stop harm to our planet, we additionally accomplice with the Reef Restoration Basis and Forestry England to assist our Earth flourish. This consists of funding the restoration of coral on the Nice Barrier Reef, and planting timber a bit nearer to house within the UK. The truth is, we simply accomplished our purpose of making a Tropic Forest, by planting 7,000 climate-resistant saplings in Queen Elizabeth County Park, Hampshire! These are two wonderful 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 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 thing we will to help 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 sort of full, and this college will convey training to a distant neighborhood for the primary time. What could possibly be extra rewarding than investing within the futures of budding little learners?
Lastly, we proceed to accomplice with Provenance – a sustainability platform that independently approves any claims we make concerning the impression of our merchandise. So, you may really feel empowered each time you buy from us. Everytime you click on on a product web page, ensure that 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 at present: highly effective, purposeful, planet-protective magnificence. We really feel so proud to have fun our planet on this annual Earth Day, however know that each single day we’re investing in our Earth – it’s our endless, Infinite Function.