Founder of The Body Shop dies of a brain hemorrhage at age 64
Anita Roddick, the pioneering founder of The Body Shop, has died.
Roddick was dubbed the “Queen of Green” for her trailblazing environmentally friendly, humane business practices that made her a leader in her native England and around the world. “Businesses have the power to do good,” Roddick wrote on the company’s website.
Roddick opened her first Body Shop store in 1976 in Brighton, southern England, before fair trade and eco-friendly businesses were fashionable.