The United States and Europe must meaningfully support a two-state solution by conditioning financial and military support to Israel on the removal of settlements that meet urgent timelines and clear milestones. We at Dr. Bronner’s count ourselves as allies of both Israel and Palestine. Our family and company history are deeply connected to the enormous tragedy and crime of the Holocaust,
Category: Heal Soul! Advocacy & Progressive Business Practices
We’re known as the “fighting soap company.” Advocacy and treating our employees like family are as essential to us as soapmaking. Learn about the causes we champion and how you can help us Unite the Human Race!
The Impasse in Israel and Palestine – A Palestinian Perspective
Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the so-called “Oslo peace process,” and yet Palestinians are no closer to statehood than when they started the process in 1993. To the contrary, the Oslo peace declaration and its subsequent negotiations have produced far more violence than peace. During the last three decades Israel has continued and accelerated its settlement building campaigns in Area C,
Showering Is a Human Right | Nonprofit Humanity Showers Brings Essential Services to People Experiencing Homelessness
Jordan Verdin, founder of San Diego-based nonprofit Humanity Showers, is candid about his organization’s mission. “We’re not trying to solve homelessness, but rather a lack of access to showers. Showers dignify people to get access to other resources that can elevate their living situation.” Jordan started this grassroots advocacy in 2014 after asking people experiencing homelessness the simple question,
Climate Change: Do My Choices Actually Matter?
Throughout the years, I’ve tried, in various ways, to live the most “sustainable” lifestyle I can. I’ve dabbled in “zero-waste” and “plastic free” commitments, engaged in political activism, composted my food waste, and stayed consistent with a vegan diet. However, in spite of (what I consider to be) all my hard work, it’s hard to escape the overarching feeling of: “does any of this really matter?” In a world poisoned with massive CO2 emissions on a global scale,
How We’re Addressing Our Plastic Use
This post was originally published on July 16, 2021. It was updated to reflect current developments and republished on March 6, 2023. Probably the greatest concern (or complaint) our customers have about our products is their plastic packaging. We do have some excellent non-plastic options for our customers—including our Bar Soaps and Organic Magic Balms—but the majority of our products are currently packaged in plastic.
Celebrating 75 Years of Soap and Stories
Quick note: Thank you to everyone who participated in our story contest in the comments below and on our social channels! Your stories have been incredibly fun and inspiring! Our Cosmic Principles in Action Over 75 Years It was never just about the soap. When Emanuel Bronner founded Dr. Bronner’s in 1948, his not-so-secret mission was to spread a message of transcending divides and uniting the human race.
“Ancestors Walk with Me” – The Experience Sankofa Project as a Tool for Racial Healing
February is a month to celebrate and honor the contribution and achievements of people of African descent to World History. It is a time in America for us to reflect on our collective legacy and learn from our past to inspire a new future. Oakland-based, Black-led organization Spearitwurx has created an experience like no other as part of their work to inspire intergenerational wellness and racial healing.
Remembering and Honoring Our Family and All Who Were Killed in the Holocaust
Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, 2023 A few months ago, our good friend and Dr. Bronner’s Director of Social Action Adam Eidinger invited me, my wife Mia Bronner, my 25-year-old kid Maya Lin-Bronner, and our friends Ariel Vegosen and Kris Furnish, to accompany him and his eighteen-year-old daughter Arundhati to visit Auschwitz in Poland. Set up about sixty miles outside of Krakow,
Funding & Fighting for Animals: Dr. Bronner’s Announces Recipients of 2022 Animal Advocacy Philanthropy
Dr. Bronner’s is proud to mark the ninth year of our philanthropy program to support efforts to end the exploitation and suffering of animals used for food. This commitment is made alongside the company’s other core causes, including regenerative organic agriculture, criminal justice and drug policy reform, fair trade and fair pay, and community betterment initiatives in the San Diego area.
Cut Down on Your Gift Waste This Year! Eco-Friendly Gifts for Friends and Family
by Pierce Flynn
A record $15.2 billion was spent on unwanted gifts in 2019, and at least 4% of those gifts ended up in the trash. If you’re looking to cut down on gift waste this year, check out these eco-friendly gifts that are perfect for friends and family! These gifts are certified good for people and the planet.