Improved cookstove project

Improved Cookstove Project, Southern India

This project helps reduce health risks from smoke pollution in the home and lower fuel costs for families across Southern India by subsidising fuel-efficient biomass stoves.

The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 estimates that exposure to smoke from the simple act of cooking is the fourth worst risk factor for disease in developing countries.

Makira forest protection project

Makira Forest Protection Project, Madagascar

Helping to protect one of the world’s top five biodiversity hotspots by limiting deforestation and working with communities to support low-impact farming practices.

We source a number of our fairly traded organic essential oils from northern Madagascar so we’re keen to help protect the region’s natural wealth of biodiversity.