One Earth

The need to urgently shape deforestation and conversion-free commodity supply chains has become increasingly critical in our quest for a sustainable future. Deforestation, the widespread clearing of forests for agricultural purposes, and land conversion pose significant threats to our environment, biodiversity, and the well-being of local communities. 

Forests play a vital role in maintaining the health of our planet. They act as carbon sinks, absorbing greenhouse gasses and helping to mitigate climate change. Forests are also home to countless species, providing habitats for wildlife and supporting the intricate balance of ecosystems. Moreover, forests contribute to the livelihoods of millions of people, including indigenous communities, who rely on forest resources for sustenance, cultural heritage, and economic opportunities.

However, deforestation and land conversion for commodities such as palm oil, soy, cattle, and timber have had devastating consequences. Vast swaths of forests are lost every year, leading to habitat destruction, the extinction of species, and the release of large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Additionally, the conversion of land often involves harmful practices like slash-and-burn agriculture, which further exacerbates environmental degradation and contributes to air pollution. Learn more about these challenges here.

The waxes SoulFire Candle Company chooses aren’t merely based on performance or preference. We have selected and will continue to select ingredients made by manufacturers that are committed to ethical and sustainable practices. 

We have selected AAK and Accu Blend  products for their ongoing commitment to safeguarding biodiversity, preserving ecosystems, and minimizing environmental impact. 

We are not affiliates of WWF, AAK, or Accu Blend.