Social Procurement with The Body Shop and Plastics for Change: How plastics can lift waste pickers out of poverty

Since 40 years The Body Shop acts as a perfect example to prove that higher spendings on a sustainable supply chain can make a perfect and impactful business case. What started with a store is Brighton is now a sustainable global cosmetics company. They leverage their supply chain to fight poverty and safe resources by working together with social businesses like Plastics for Change. Plastics for Change acts in highly polluted areas where it collects and recycles plastics providing clean material to their partners. The Body Shop and Plastics for Change collaborate to provide recycled packaging to their customers.
Since 40 years The Body Shop acts as a perfect example to prove that higher spendings on a sustainable supply chain can make a perfect and impactful business case. What started with a store is Brighton is now a sustainable global cosmetics company. They leverage their supply chain to fight poverty and safe resources by working together with social businesses like Plastics for Change. Plastics for Change acts in highly polluted areas where it collects and recycles plastics providing clean material to their partners. The Body Shop and Plastics for Change collaborate to provide recycled packaging to their customers. 


Links
Full Social Procurement Report: https://corporateyunus.com/social-procurement
Corporate-Ready Social Enterprises (Acumen): https://acumen.org/corporate-ready
Database of 100 corporate-ready social enterprises: https://widgets.weforum.org/100-corporate-ready-social-enterprises/index.html

The Body Shop: https://www.thebodyshop.com
Plastics for Change: https://www.plasticsforchange.org
Yunus Social Business: https://www.yunussb.com
Unusual Pioneers by Yunus Social Business