Target: Nick Coe, CEO of Bath and Body Works
Goal: Make all Bath and Body Works products eco-friendly by using organic ingredients.
Bath and Body works makes $2.5 billion in annual net sales by selling lotions, shower gels and other fragrances. For a company to be making billions of dollars a year and still not be able to finance making its products with organic ingredients is a sign of how irresponsible businesses can be if they go unchecked. Tell Nick Coe to help his customers and the planet stay healthy by using only organic ingredients in Bath and Body Works products.
Many, if not all of Bath and Body Works products contain ingredients that are skin or eye irritants, but some ingredients can also cause more serious problems. Benzyl alcohol is a common ingredient that is also a neurotoxin which can cause allergic reactions, liver damage, coma and death in animals. Dimethicone is derived from petroleum and a known environmental contaminant. Disodium EDTA is a neurotoxin made from formaldehyde. It has been associated with brain damage, liver changes, endocrine damage, fetal damage and birth abnormalities in animals. And finally, methylparaben is an endocrine disruptor that has been linked to breast and ovarian cancer and is also an environmental contaminant.
Dear Nick Coe,
Each year, your company makes billions of dollars in profits by selling products containing toxic chemicals. It’s greedy, irresponsible and ignorant for a company with so much money at its disposal to not consider how it can make its products healthier and more eco-friendly. Your customers are responsible for your billion dollar profits, and you thank them by putting ingredients in your products that can cause cancer, birth abnormalities and liver damage?
As an industry leader in body care products, you have a valuable opportunity to lead by example. By making your products with organic ingredients, you will raise awareness about the importance of using only earth-friendly products that have no harmful side effects for humans. We urge you to start making all Bath and Body Works products with organic ingredients.
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