Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps - Fair for Life5 stars

Place, CountryEscondido, California, United States


Certified Productscoconut oil whole kernel, coconut oil white kernel, soap bars, soap liquid, soap shaving, hair care, body care, hand carefair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy87
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions229185
4Respect of the Environment9183
5Local Development and Community Relations1615
6Trading and Supply chain relations7455
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer4638
9Managing Certification and Performance2522
Total Score Performance Rating417
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsDr. Bronner’s is the largest US manufacturing company to be committed to fair trade sourcing for all of their major supply chains for their raw materials around the world. They are a leader in the fair trade movement, supporting the development of new projects and small scale producers wherever possible, sponsoring the Fair for Life certification of operations who otherwise might not be able to participate in the movement but whose practices and products are in alignment with the standard. In 2016 Dr. Bronner’s contributed over $ 8 million to various social causes including wage equality and fair trade. In 2015 they became B Corp certified, in 2016 they received Best for the World award, placing them in the top 10 % of all B Corp Certified companies around the world. In 2014 they published their first-ever public facing social responsibility report, and through the data analysis learned that of all of the raw materials in their products that could be certified fair trade, 98 % of what they purchased was.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage98 %

Date of Certification
Last Update08.11.2019

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