Environmentally friendly household products
Owned by founder Jeffrey Hollender and a group of investors.
|Seventh Generation, Inc.||USA||website|
|Seventh Generation, Inc.|
Led by Women's Voices for the Earth, No Secrets is a group of companies that list all ingredients in their cleaning products, right down to the fragrance. This company has made a commitment to full disclosure of chemical ingredients and making safer products (ie. do not contain known carcinogens, mutagens, hormone disruptors, or reproductive toxins, in addition to chemicals that WVE has identified as harmful to women's health).
[Source 2014][More on Product Safety]
This company makes or sells strictly vegan products, and has either signed PETA's statement of assurance or provided a statement verifying that they do not conduct or commission any animal tests.
[Source 2016][More on Animal Testing]
Certified B Corporations use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards; meet higher legal accountability standards; and build business constituency for good business.
[Source 2014][More on Governance]
While this company does not test on animals, in 2014 PETA launched a campaign criticised them for promoting legislation that will result in the painful poisoning deaths of tens of millions of animals.
[Source 2014][More on Animal Testing]
Seventh Generation has committed to sourcing 100% identity preserved, fully traceable "sustainable" palm oil by 2012; support a palm oil moratorium; and have agreed to call on industry peers to do the same, among other things. In 2009, Seventh Generation became the first company in the soap and detergent industry in North America to purchase sustainable palm kernel oil certification credits to offset use of palm oil across their entire product line.
[Source 2010][More on Palm Oil]
This company is a member of the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3), a business-to-business forum that advances the application of green chemistry and design for environment across supply chains. It provides an open forum for cross-sectoral collaboration to share information and experiences about the challenges to and opportunities for safer chemicals and products.
[Source 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
EWG's Guide to Healthy Cleaning provides safety ratings for household cleaning products, with over 2000 products rated from A (low concern) to F (higher concern). This company's score range is A to F, with 30% of their products scoring an A, and another 30$ scoring a D.
[Source 2016][More on Product Safety]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Revenue||US$150 million in 2010|
|# Employees||133 in 2014|
|Address||Burlington, Vermont, USA|
Products / BrandsSeventh Generation
Seventh Generation Eco-disposable
Seventh Generation Multi-Purpose Cleaners
Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent
Seventh Generation Dishwashing Detergent
27th May 2010 — Seventh Generation's rating has changed from a ~ to a tick due to its outstanding palm oil policy. [source]