Body Shop charity – Selling stock

Anita Roddick, founder The Body Shop, is selling $150 million worth of company stock and will donate the proceeds to charity, the New York Post reported Aug. 7.

“You can’t take it with you – you are a long time dead,” she said. I see it as my responsibility to give it away and I am completely serious.”

The cosmetics firm, which Roddick started in England in 1976 and now has 1,800 outlets throughout the world, aims to be ecologically and socially responsible.

For full story, go to the New York Post.

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