For our 60th year anniversary, we are pleased to publicize that we are now certified Fair Trade! We take care of our employees with giving salaries and benefits IMO’s ‘Fair for Life Program we cap decision-making pay at five times the lowest-paid position, and we give all income not needed for business improvement to support progressive charity and causes. Organic Olive Oil from the Holy Land, Organic Coconut Oil from Sri Lanka ,Organic Palm Oil from Ghana, Domestic Fair Trade and Hemp
Now we have completed this philosophy to the farmers and employees around the world who produce our major raw materials. Along with their families and community, they benefit from fair prices, living wages and funding for local improvement projects. Shifting our supply chains to certified Fair Trade ingredients makes a big difference in the lives of more than a 5000 farmers and workers and is money well spent.
The fair Deal program is a domestic Fair Trade certification plan for North American organic family farms. The Hemp oil fair Deal program ensures that farmers receive a fair price for their natural crops. Based on Fair Trade system, these prices guarantee enough income to cover the costs of making plus labor and profit, allowing funds to be reinvested back into the organic family farm or local community.
Dr. Bronner’s uses hemp oil as a super fatting ingredient in all our soaps because of its unsurpassed essential fatty acid (EFA) content. Hemp oil is also a key ingredient in our lip balms, body balms and lotions.