CLARITY – The Soap Co

CLARITY – The Soap Co. is a registered charity and one of the UK’s foremost social enterprises, employing, training and supporting people with disabilities to create high-quality toiletries, soap and cleaning products. CLARITY is the UK’s oldest social enterprise (founded in 1854) and has produced soap for 80 years. 80% of its staff are visually impaired, disabled or otherwise disadvantaged. All the profit goes back into providing jobs and training. Over 10,000 hours of employment are created annually for its staff which has helped dozens transition into full time work elsewhere. The Soap Co. is a premium luxury brand within CLARITY and launched in 2015. Based in East London, and with a traditional workshop in the Lake District, The Soap Co. creates soap products with sophisticated fragrances, minimalist design and a strong social and environmental ethos. This is the first year CLARITY – The Soap Co. has been certified by The Planet Mark

 

CERTIFIED  YEAR 1


The Planet Mark


This is to certify that Clarity has achieved a reduction in its carbon footprint and is committed to continous improvement in sustainability.


Valid to 30th June 2019

Steve Malkin
Founder
The Planet Mark

Sir Tim Smit KBE
Co-Founder
The Eden Project

MEASURE



carbon footprint per employee

124.7 tCO2e total carbon footprint

We are committed to reducing our carbon emmissions yearly so that together, we can all halt climate change


  • Reporting boundary : Four UK sites -London, Keswick, Portsmouth, Scotland
  • Emission sources : Natural gas, Electricity, Waste, Water, Paper, Courier
  • Reporting period :

ENGAGE



FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.


COMMUNICATE



We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably report on


SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS