When we think about preserving our planet, our focus is usually on biodiversity: forest, oceans, animals…but what about the people that live on the planet and get their livelihoods from it? Let’s see why sourcing responsibly is also important. Episode featuring National Geographic Explorer Yagazie Emezi.
00.01: When we think of preserving our planet, our focus tends to be on the environment.
00.06: [PAID CONTENT FOR GARNIER]
00.09: Like the nearly 25 million acres of rainforests cut down each year. But there’s much more to it than that…
00.15: [YAGAZIE EMEZI NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER]
I’ve spent huge chunks of my career exploring climate change and social justice and the way our consumer society affects the environment and people in it.
00.26: [SONIA IRABOR YAGAZIE’S FRIEND]
The human side to sustainability…?
00.30: CAN BEAUTY SOURCING GO GREENER?
00.33: People and nature are intrinsically linked, with climate change having a greater impact on developing countries where many of the world’s raw materials are produced. Companies need to source materials and ingredients in ways that are mindful of both the environment and ethics.
00.50: Okay, so break it down for me. What are the top five things companies can do?
00.55: Companies can source more renewable ingredients that are grown in harmony with nature, to help preserve biodiversity.
[HELP PRESERVE BIODIVERSITY]