17 Oct 2011

Weleda joins the Union for Ethical BioTrade

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Weleda, a world-leading manufacturer of natural and organic cosmetics and pharmaceuticals for anthroposophic therapy, has joined the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT), a non-profit organisation that promotes the ‘Sourcing with Respect’ of ingredients from biodiversity.


In becoming a member of UEBT, Weleda commits to the principles of Ethical BioTrade and will apply the Ethical BioTrade Standard to its sourcing practices. This means ensuring that sourcing practices promote biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity, as well as making sure that benefits are shared equally along the supply chain.


“UEBT has a very high expertise in the field of biodiversity and fair trade and its standard provides a model fully in line with our values. UEBT enables Weleda to implement a defined standard within the organisation and towards our stakeholders such as suppliers and processors,” explained Bas Schneiders, Head of Corporate Sustainability and International Strategic Sourcing for Weleda.


For more information please download the press release.


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