Palm oil is the most used and demanded vegetable oil in the world. Palm oil and its derivatives are commonly used in the beauty industry. It’s produced on plantations that often involve unsustainable practices that contribute to greenhouse gases, habitat destruction, and mistreatment of workers. Few of our products contain palm oil, but many of them contain palm derivatives.
Our goal is to source only certified RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) palm oil and derivatives. Palm oil isn’t going anywhere, and alternatives to palm oil such as rapeseed and soybean (vegetable oil) could threaten the environment even more because they require more land, pesticides, and fertilizers than palm and do not yield as much oil. We believe the solution is to join the movement to push the palm oil industry to utilize more sustainable practices, which is why we are pursuing membership to the RSPO.