Experience from the Market

15:00 - 15:30

Sustainability Within the Story of a Small Brand

What does sustainability really mean for a small brand owner and how does this translate into everyday operational decisions? Everything from sourcing raw materials through to manufacture, distribution and end of product lifecycle. How much can a brand owner realistically control the impact their business has on the planet? In this presentation Sam will give an open and honest account of what sustainability means for his company and the restrictions and misinformation he’s encountered within the industry.

15:30 - 16:00

The Body Shop; Our Approach to Sustainability

The Body Shop, our approach to sustainability. We will take a look at how The Body Shop approaches sustainability, sharing some of the highlights of our practices as well as some of the issues we have faced. We will explore the situations we face today, talk a little about how raw material manufacturers can help us all and look at what the future must look like.