Many times they leave in tears, but its all worth it. Connor and Kaiden assist with playing with the kids, feeding them and teaching them games. Some charities are well supported by various Companies, but very few donate “time” and “affection” to these children and assist the staff in their duties, so they too can take a break and get cared for.
Be reassured that although we are absolutely against the use of animal testing and do not test any of products or ingredients on animals, the ingredients we choose all have a tradition of safe use in humans. So from the seed to the recycling bank, Viridian Nutrition maintains an ethical philosophy at every stage.
Viridian Nutrition is committed to green business practices, valuing the importance of a minimum footprint on the earth. More than 40% of the Viridian Nutrition range is certified organic by the Soil Association, guaranteeing the provenance and eco-friendliness of the ingredients. At Viridian, we believe the health of the planet and the health of the individual are inextricably linked. Growing organically, avoiding the use of potentially harmful pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals – and having the 100% non-GMO guarantee – offers the best chance of long-term good health to people and to the planet.
All the Viridian fresh organic tinctures and ointments are grown and traditionally made in the UK, reducing the environmental impact of transporting ingredients around the world. Our capsules and organic nutritional oils are produced in the UK, creating local jobs. We use minimum packaging for our products, all made from recycled or recyclable materials, from our glass bottles to the recycled cardboard shipping boxes.
Ethical company Viridian Nutrition has become the first vitamin company in the world to be Certified Palm Oil Free (CPOF).
The Palm Oil Free Certification Accreditation Programme (POFCAP) is the first certification of its kind in the world. Managed by a not-for-profit organisation, the extensive certification process involves thoroughly exploring and tracing all potential palm oil (and its derivatives) ingredients of a product back to its source. Following rigorous assessment, all 200+ Viridian Nutrition’s supplements – the entire range – has been Certified Palm Oil Free.
POFCAP’s goal is to enable consumers who wish to avoid palm oil for allergy, dietary or ethical reasons, to see at a quick glance if a product, company or process is palm oil free. When consumers see the certification trademark on a product’s packaging or as a part of a company’s marketing they know it has been thoroughly researched and certified by an international independent certification trademark programme. The programme also creates a new funding stream to help organisations working on the ground to protect these natural habitats. The CPOF logo features Jabrick – the little orangutan, who was herself a victim of deforestation. Protection of rainforest wildlife is an issue close to Viridian’s heart – The Viridian Nutrition Charity Donation Programme has donated more than £10,000 to the Orangutan Foundation since 1999.