Green Efforts: Elemental Herbs

Warm weather is upon us and we are ready. June’s Green Item’s are essential for enjoying the wonderful weather. Protecting yourself from the sun allows for day after day of outdoor enjoyment. We will be highlighting and having sales on a different Elemental product each week of June. So you can stock up on all your needs. We have selected Elemental Herbs as our Green item for all of the environmental and social equity benefits their company and products provide.

Elemental Herbs is the result of a deep love for people and the planet, recognizing the essential connection between wilderness and wellness. Each product incorporates organic herbs and ingredients that have been used as remedies to heal and soothe for generations. No additives, no cruelty, nothing but respect for what the Earth provides to take care of ourselves and each other. From lip care and skin repair to sun protection and sore muscle recovery, we bring timeless herbal healing to everyday life and inspire people to live in balance with nature.

Elemental Herbs participates in 1% for the planet a growing global movement of 1,503 companies that donate 1% of their sales to a networked of 2,939 environmental organizations worldwide. 1% for the Planet exists to build and support an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet. Green America is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1982. Their mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Green America focuses on empowering individuals to make purchasing and investing choices that promote social justice and environmental sustainability; demanding an end to corporate irresponsibility through collective economic action; promoting green and fair trade business principles while building the market for businesses adhering to these principles; Building sustainable communities in the US and abroad.

Elemental Herbs is a Certified B Corporations, a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab, a nonprofit organization, certifies B Corporations, the same way TransFair certifies Fair Trade coffee or USGBC certifies LEED buildings. B Corps, unlike traditional businesses: Meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards; Meet higher legal accountability standards; Build business constituency for public policies that support sustainable business. Through a company’s public B Impact Report, anyone can access performance data about the social and environmental practices that stand behind their products.

Elemental Herbs is a wonderful example of business taking a leadership role in stewarding of our environment. We at Oliver’s appreciate all businesses that realize the importance of protecting our planet and use their influence to effect change. We are proud to highlight Elemental Herbs as our Green Item of June.

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