The Sustainability Report 2021
A large part of our work with sustainability involves reflecting on the steps we have taken since 2006, which have led us to where we are today.
Below there's a timeline of our work with sustainability from 2006 to now.
The story of Rudolph Care
2006: Our founder Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph is pregnant with her first child. As part of a Greenpeace campaign, Andrea lets her blood test for chemicals and the results show her blood is full of substances that are under suspicion for being harmful and potential endocrine disruptors.
2006: Her daughter, Isolde, is born - 15 days later Andrea takes part in a development meeting at the laboratory and Rudolph Care is established.
2006: Andrea goes to Brazil and falls in love with the açai berry that becomes the essence of many Rudolph Care products.
2009: Launch of the world’s first Nordic Swan Ecolabeled and Ecocert-certified products.
2012: Andrea travels to Brazil again and follows the harvest of the açai berries with local partners in the Amazon rainforest.
2014: Launch of our coral friendly sun protection.
2016: Launch of our first product with the AllergyCertified label.
2017: Launch of our first product with the Asthma Allergy Nordic label.
2018: Many Rudolph Care products achieve the international vegan certification, Vegan Trademark.
2018: Beginning of our collaboration with the organization Plastic Change.
2019: Initiation of our first social project in Brazil.
2019: Participated in the project “Green growth via green business models”.
2019: Participated in the SDG Accelerator programme where we determined the 4 UN Sustainable Development Goals, which we actively work with today.
2020: Preparation of a shopping guide that helps our employees make purchases with the least possible impact on the climate and the environment.
2020: Complete waste sorting at House of Rudolph Care in Valby.
2020: Launch of our first GOTS-certified product.
2021: Rudolph Care obtains the B Corp Certification.
2021: Initiation of life cycle assessments for all our packaging types.
2022: Publishing our first Sustainability Report.