Saskia van Gendt

Method and Ecover

Captain Planet



Saskia is Captain Planet for People Against Dirty. People Against Dirty is a company made up of two brands – method and Ecover – filled with fearless thinkers, mad scientists and adventurous designers who believe in defying the status quo with innovation and optimism. At People Against Dirty, Saskia leads Greenskeeping for Europe, setting the strategy for improving our environmental and social practices across the company. Working with technical experts in packaging, formulation, supply chain and manufacturing—she guides the business to be a force for good.

People Against Dirty take cleaning seriously – but not themselves. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, method ( is the pioneer of premium planet-friendly and design-driven home, fabric and personal care products. Formulated with naturally derived, biodegradable ingredients, method puts the hurt on dirt without doing harm to people, creatures or the planet. Ecover ( is the revered pioneering European-based line of ecological cleaning products that has had an enormous impact on the world of cleaning – and a positive impact on the environment – since its formation in 1980. As a certified B Corp, People Against Dirty is raising the bar in clean manufacturing with our legendary green factory in Belgium and the industry’s first LEED Platinum-certified manufacturing plant in Chicago, affectionately known as the South Side Soapbox.

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