“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Anita Roddick (English Businessman)
Date of Birth:
23 October 1942
Date of Death:
10 September 2007
Dame Anita Roddick, DBE was the founder of The Body Shop, a British cosmetics company producing and retailing beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism. The company was one of the first to prohibit the use of ingredients tested on animals and one of the first to promote fair trade with third world countries.
Roddick was also involved in activism and campaigning for environmental and social issues including involvement with Greenpeace and The Big Issue. In 1990, Roddick founded Children On The Edge, a charitable organization which helps disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe and Asia.