Activism is the rent we pay for being on the planet


There’s no doubting The Body Shop has helped put fair or community trade relationships on the mainstream agenda. And Anita is dedicated to campaigning for the human rights so often abused and ignored by trade rules that are all about profits, no matter what the what the human cost.

Anita Roddick MBE founded The Body Shop in 1976. With a strong sense of moral outrage, first awakened when reading about the Holocaust aged 10, she believes that businesses have the power to do good. And she also believes that the older you get, the more radical you become!

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