Rae Stanton-Smithson
Rae Stanton-Smithson
Earthcare Retail Lead
Lush

Working for Lush for seven years, across Retail and Head Office Support teams, Rae currently sits within the Earthcare team at Lush UK&I. A range of experience across a varied career inside and outside Lush has embedded Rae’s passion for shaking up sustainability within the cosmetics industry and beyond. Working alongside industry specialists and internal experts, Rae’s current role is focused on providing environmental best practice insight across the Lush Retail business. ‘As a company, Lush aims to ‘Leave The World Lusher Than We Found It’. Therefore, having a knowledgeable and invested community is key to achieving this vision.’ Through internal communication and external outreach, Rae’s passion lies in facilitating an understanding of the importance of moving beyond sustainability towards regeneration, and, most importantly, turning this understanding into meaningful action. One day working on implementing national packaging schemes, the next creating staff training around regenerative ingredients sourcing and the importance of permaculture - the Lush Earthcare team certainly hold a diverse and ever-flexing role within the wider Lush business