All of us at The Good Food Institute are big fans of Dr. Bronner's, which donates to a variety of charitable causes, including GFI's. But the company doesn’t just make money to give away—it also strives every day to be ethical in every conceivable way. You can see how in an inspiring new video put together by its people about their work to develop a source of organic and certified fair trade coconut oil.
Ethical principles are evidenced by the steps the company's coconut oil affiliate takes to preserve soil quality, pay above average wages, and recycle its coconut shells to repurpose them for uses such as generating heat to avoid using petroleum oils. It even puts money into a fund for community projects, such as building schools and maintaining the health of local residents.
But here, see for yourself: