Conventional period care brands have up to 90% plastic in their products and use raw materials that are grown with pesticides, treated with bleach and often have added fragrances. Grace & Green have the highest rating of any disposable period brand for positive environmental impact, with their products being created from 100% organic-certified cotton and bamboo that is biodegradable and free from any synthetic chemicals.
B Corp also recognised the company’s efforts in the community, including charitable giving and education. Grace & Green scored 28 out of 30 for the “Designed to Give” business model. As part of their Period Dignity initiative, Grace & Green donate 50% of products free of charge to organisations that tackle period poverty, including councils, charities and educational institutions.
Grace & Green is now part of a community of 7,000 businesses globally who have certified as B Corps, joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit.