Dr. Bronner's Mission & History
Dr. Bronner’s is a family owned company, with over 150 years of soapmaking history. Founded in the U.S. in 1948, the company models its progressive business practices on 6 cosmic principles derived from Dr. Bronner’s Moral ABC, the philosophy printed on the Castile Soap labels. According to 2017 sales, a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap was sold every 2.2 seconds throughout the year.
Dr. Bronner's & Fair Trade
Our Fair Trade video series explores our supply chain from root to fruit in each of the communities globally, that produce our Coconut, Palm, and Olive Oils, while documenting the social and environmental impact of our sourcing.
Dr. Bronner's Activism
Dr. Bronner’s dedicates profits and resources to a range of progressive causes, including fair trade, wage equality, regenerative organic agriculture, animal advocacy, industrial hemp farming, criminal justice and drug policy reform and other causes related to ensuring social justice and environmental sustainability.
Soap & Soul
Dr. Bronner’s is a registered benefit corporation in California, and a Certified B Corp., meaning its legally defined goals as a company include having a positive impact on society, workers, the community, and the environment, in addition to making profit. The company’s mission is to make socially and environmentally responsible products of the highest quality, and dedicate profits to help make a better world. Family and fun are also at the heart of our business.
Going Green with a Bronner Mom
Lisa Bronner, granddaughter of founder Dr. Bronner, is an expert on green home cleaning and personal care, and an advocate for environmental stewardship and sustainable lifestyles. Her video series Going Green with a Bronner Mom shares “Green It Yourself” recipes, tips and practices for a healthy green home.
Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Foam Experience is a novel, ecological and exhilarating foam "shower" that we take to beach parties, mud-runs, music festivals, pride parades, schools, and outdoor celebrations.
Dr. Bronner's in the Media
Dr. Bronner’s executive team members are available for media interview, on a wide variety of issues ranging from our company history and products, to the diverse social and environmental advocacy issues we support.
Emanuel Bronner: Historical Clips
Dr. Bronner’s products are sold around the world, including in Europe, Australia, North America, and Asia. See below for videos with subtitles in Korean, Mandarin, German, Japanese, Spanish, and French.
Other Videos: Our Archives