NPR logo

Body Shop Founder, Green Movement Pioneer, Dies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14322401/14322361" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Body Shop Founder, Green Movement Pioneer, Dies

Remembrances

Body Shop Founder, Green Movement Pioneer, Dies

Body Shop Founder, Green Movement Pioneer, Dies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/14322401/14322361" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Body Shop founder Anita Roddick died of a brain hemorrhage on Monday. Roddick launched the environmentally friendly cosmetics boutique in 1976 — long before the green movement became mainstream. Forbes London bureau chief Parmy Olson talks with Madeleine Brand about the cosmetics pioneer.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.