IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arbonne International, World Water Day is officially celebrated on March 22, but at Arbonne, every day is dedicated to conservation and education. Based in drought-stricken southern California, the beauty and wellness company has worked for years to reduce the water usage footprint at their skin and body care manufacturing facility in Chatsworth, California.
“Arbonne’s commitment to implementing revolutionary water conversation practices is more important now, more than ever,” said Tyler Whitehead, CEO of Arbonne. “Through innovative technologies, manufacturing practices and training, we have been able to achieve significant reduction in water usage. This is tremendous progress and exciting momentum that Arbonne will continue as we grow and thrive.”
Exceeding water consumption reduction goals
The company exceeded its goal of reducing water consumption 20% by 2025 (compared to 2019 baseline) years ahead of schedule: In 2021, Arbonne achieved a 48% total reduction of absolute water use across all sites due to water reclamation and recycling innovations in manufacturing.
Their water conservation actions continue producing results:
In 2022, 3+ million gallons of water were saved (compared to baseline year of 2019).
- 72% reduction in water usage at Arbonne’s manufacturing facility
- 60% reduction in water usage across all Arbonne sites globally
- 64,000+ gallons of water were reused in manufacturing processes in 2022 alone
B Corp recognition
Arbonne’s commitment to water conservation is an important element of their B Corporation Certification by B Lab.
- Certified since 2019, Arbonne’s 2022 recertification results include a 174% increase for environmental impact.
- Their B Corp score of 119.9 points places them among the highest scoring brands in the nutrition, beauty, and skin care industries, and makes Arbonne the top scoring B Corp brand in the direct selling industry.
- In addition, Arbonne’s environmentally innovative manufacturing processes for water recycling and reduction efforts qualified as an Impact Business Model (IBM) by B Lab. IBMs are extremely rare to achieve.
“Operating sustainably is at the heart of Arbonne,” said Andrea Chase, Director of Corporate Responsibility & Social Impact at Arbonne. “Innovation is an integrated part of our manufacturing processes. At Arbonne, we spend time educating our employees and field teams on the importance of conservation as it is critical to delivering on our commitment to help people, communities, and the environment flourish.”
Arbonne believes in a holistic approach to beauty, health, and wellbeing, focusing on the whole person to help them flourish inside and out. The philosophy embraces the connection between a healthier mind, stronger body, and more beautiful skin. MIND. BODY. SKIN.™ The products are comprised of plant-based ingredients with high clean standards that are co-developed with experts, and go through rigorous testing for the best in safety and efficacy.
Arbonne’s healthy-living lifestyle and entrepreneurial business opportunity foster a positive mindset that helps people and communities flourish. Grounded in empowerment, transparency, and sustainability, Arbonne is a proud B-Corp certified company ensuring they make thoughtful decisions today, so that Arbonne’s business, communities and the environment can be sustained for future generations.
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