Mens grooming products
This small, independent company was founded in the UK by Simon Duffy and Rhodri Ferrier in 2006. Acquired by Edgewell in 2016. All their products are made in the UK.
|Bulldog Skincare Holdings Ltd||UK||website|
| Edgewell Personal Care Company
owns 100% of Bulldog Skincare Holdings Ltd
|Bulldog Skincare Holdings Ltd|
This company's products are guaranteed 'cruelty free' and carry the Leaping Bunny logo.
Source: Leaping Bunny (2019)
This company has products which carry the Vegetarian Society Seeding Symbol, the only legally registered trademark for vegetarian accreditation.
Source: VegSoc (2019)
Skin Deep is an online safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products and their potential hazards and health concerns, with over 75,000 products rated from 1 (low hazard) to 10 (high hazard).
Source: Environmental Working Group (2019)
This newspaper article discusses how Bulldog is taking on Nivea, L'Oreal and Gillette in the mens grooming market, in an "epic David-and-Goliath battle".
Source: news article (2013)
|Edgewell Personal Care Company|
In 2021, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of B-.
Source: CDP (2021)
America's Most Responsible Companies 2022 by Newsweek and Statista recognises the Top 500 most responsible companies in the United States. Companies were evaluated in three areas: environmental (waste, energy use, etc.), social (leadership diversity, employees and philanthropy) and governance (transparency and economic performance). This company received a total score of 79.1/100, ranking 17th in the Consumer Goods sector, and 142nd overall.
Source: Newsweek (2021)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 14/100 in the Personal Products category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
This company scores Ethical Consumer's worst rating for their use of palm oil, signifying they are using no or minimal certified palm products, and with no or minimal positive commitments.
Source: Ethical Consumer (2022)
In 2016 Greenpeace East Asia ranked the world's 30 biggest personal care companies on their commitment to eliminating microbeads from their personal care products. The scorecard was based on four main criteria: commitment & transparency, definition, deadline and global application. This company was one of the lowest ranked.
Source: Greenpeace (2016)
This company uses plastic microbeads in some of its personal care products. These particles are not retained by wastewater treatment so end up in the ocean where they contribute to ocean plastic pollution, and are hazardous to sea life. While the effects of microplastics on human health are not completely understood, there are concerns about plastic additives, such as phthalates, which are known endocrine disruptors which are shown to have harmful effects on life.
Source: Beat the Microbead (2021)
This company has a publicly available policy documents on its website for supplier code of conduct, conflict minerals sourcing and animal testing.
Source: company website (2016)
This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website in the areas of worker safety, community support and reducing the environmental impacts of their products, packaging and manufacturing operations.
Source: company website (2016)
This company is a member of How2Recycle. The How2Recycle Label is a voluntary, standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. It involves a coalition of forward thinking brands who want their packaging to be recycled and are empowering consumers through smart packaging labels. Companies must be a member of the program to use the How2Recycle Label.
Source: How2Recycle (2020)
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
Source: Modern Slavery Registry (2016)
|Address||London, United Kingdom|
Products / BrandsBulldog
Bulldog Mens Grooming