Acquired by Clorox in 2007 for US$975 million cash.
|Burt's Bees Inc||USA||website|
| Clorox Company
owns 100% of Burt's Bees Inc
|Burt's Bees Inc|
Climate Counts compares companies on their commitment to tackling global warming. The scoring ranges from A (best) to E (worst) and assesses the level of action taken on climate change using CDP's climate performance score as the primary indicator of company performance on climate change. This company received a 'B'.
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This company is listed as having best practice on a report card on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in corporate America.
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This company received a score of 63.9/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
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The Union of Concerned Scientists' 2015 Palm Oil Scorecard scores America's top brands on their commitments to use deforestation-free palm oil. This company received a score of 0/100, signifying no commitment.
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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 B to F, with over 82% of their products scoring D or F.
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In 2014 this company announced it would expand its ingredients disclosure program to include the subset of fragrance ingredients identified as recognized allergens by the European Union's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety. This company was already ahead of the pack on ingredients disclosure with its website www.IngredientsInside.com
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This company has a publicly available Supplier Code of Conduct on its website.
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This company is a member of The Sustainability Consortium, an organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. They develop transparent methodologies, tools, and strategies to drive a new generation of products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives.
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The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) requires companies operating in California to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains. KnowTheChain.org has examined this company's disclosure statement and concluded that it addresses the majority of SB 657 requirements. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
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A full profile on this US company can be seen at 'Knowmore' website. Follow source link for details on company record and involvements.
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||Morrisville, NC, USA|
Products / BrandsBurt's Bees
Burt's Bees Skin Care