Crabtree & Evelyn
The Crabtree and Evelyn brand was founded in the USA in 1972, and acquired by Nan Hai Corporation in 2016. 250 stores in 12 countries came with the acquisition.
|Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd||USA||website|
| Nan Hai Corporation Ltd
owns 70% of Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd
|Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd|
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)
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)
This company does not appear on the cruelty free lists of PETA, Leaping Bunny or Choose Cruelty Free. They were previously listed as cruelty free by PETA, but presumably they have been delisted following the brand moving into the Chinese market following a takeover by a Chinese company.
Source: PETA (2017)
|Nan Hai Corporation Ltd|
This company has social responsibility claims on its website, including social contribution and environmental protection.
Source: company website (2017)
|Subsidiaries||Crabtree & Evelyn Australia Pty Ltd|
|Address||Woodstock, Connecticut, USA|
Products / BrandsCrabtree & Evelyn
Crabtree & Evelyn Skin Care