Can The Body Shop survive without B Corp certification?

Exterior of The Body Shop store

As The Body Shop stands to lose its B Corp status, Retail Week looks at whether the certification makes any difference to commercial success

When The Body Shop was founded in the 1970s, it laid the path on which many ethical and sustainable brands walk today.

Following decades of activism, the chain was awarded its B Corp certification in 2019, which cemented its reputation as a trailblazer in sustainable beauty.


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