In the News
February 27, 2018– “9 Ways You Can Capitalize On The Golden Age Of Purpose For Profit And Impact” (Forbes) – doTERRA Co-Impact Sourcing is featured in this article discussing how companies can leverage their platforms to do social good.
February 20, 2018– “How GM, Mars and Timberland are cultivating smallholder farmers” (GreenBiz) – Highlights doTERRA Co-Impact Sourcing initiatives in Kenya along with major companies such as GM, Mars, and Timberland.
February 15, 2018– ”Last Place Will Not Stop Ghana’s First Skeleton Olympian From Dancing His Celebratory Dance” (Time) – Akwasi Frimpong, Olympic Skeleton athlete and doTERRA Performance Advocate, competed in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games as the only athlete representing Ghana.
February 10, 2018– “President of Nepal Inaugurates Agriculture Lab Built by CHOICE Humanitarian Nepal” (CBS8) – CHOICE Humanitarian celebrated the completion of an agriculture laboratory building in the Lamjung district of Nepal, an initiative made possible by the support of the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation.
February 7, 2018– “Unbelievable chain of events has UVU’s Akwasi Frimpong at the Olympics at last” (Daily Herald) – Article spotlighting Akwasi Frimpong, Olympic skeleton athlete and doTERRA Performance Advocate.
February 7, 2018– “Jamie Anderson: 7 Things You Never Knew About the Olympic Gold Medalist” (Us Weekly) – Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson discusses her love of essential oils—including doTERRA’s AromaTouch.
February 5, 2018– “Kindness clubs coming to Pleasant Grove” (Daily Herald) – The Fredette Family Foundation, Pleasant Grove City, and doTERRA have partnered to create a supportive and inclusive community through the “Choose Kindness Pleasant Grove” initiative, which includes building a new playground at Discovery Park.
January 18, 2018– “Katie Lowes of ‘Scandal’ Shares Her 5-Minute Me-Time Trick” (Yahoo! News) – Actress Katie Lowes mentions doTERRA in a conversation about life as a new mother and wellness practices that keep her going.
January 5, 2018– “Keeping Customers Happy During Explosive Growth” (Utah Business Podcast) – This podcast talks about how doTERRA has kept up with quality control, consumer satisfaction, and workforce management during explosive growth.
December 21, 2017– “The Business of Fighting Poverty: A Village Breaks Free” (Salt Lake Magazine) – This article discusses the partnership between doTERRA and Choice Humanitarian, as well as doTERRA’s responsible sourcing initiatives.
December 19, 2017– “Best of 2017: YJ Editor Top Picks in Yoga Pants, Props, Malas + Mats” (Yoga Journal) ¬– The Editors of Yoga Journal selected the doTERRA Yoga Collection in their Best of 2017 roundup.
November 12, 2017– “Witney Carson: What’s in My Bag?” (Us Magazine) – Professional dancer Witney Carson listed doTERRA Motivate®, DigestZen®, and Lemon essential oils as personal essentials in this feature.
September 13, 2017–“doTERRA convention breaks records” (The Daily Herald)—doTERRA holds the largest single-company convention to date in Utah and break the Guinness World Record for the most personal hygiene kits assembled in one hour.
September 10, 2017–“Some Utah County residents are stirring everyday recipes up by cooking with essential oils” (Daily Herald)—doTERRA’s corporate chef, Greg Prososki, discusses cooking with essential oils.
September 10, 2017– “Grace Crossing, senior minister rise above disaster to provide relief” (Houston Chronicle)—After Hurricane Harvey, doTERRA came to the Houston area with an 18-wheeler packed with hygiene kits and other essential items.
September 5, 2017– “doTERRA Welcomes Missy W. Larsen as Its New Senior Director of Government Relations and Corporate Partnerships” (PR Newswire)—Former Chief of Staff to Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joins doTERRA’s Executive Team.
August 23, 2017– “doTERRA Announces Groundbreaking for Corporate Campus Expansion” (PR Newswire)—New medical clinic, office building, manufacturing facility expansion, and fulfillment center will create 950 jobs in Utah over the next three years.
August 22, 2017– “doTERRA Welcomes Dr. Brannick Riggs To Its Executive Team” (PR Newswire)—Dr. Brannick Riggs will serve as Vice President of Healthcare Initiatives and Chief Medical Director of doTERRA’s medical clinic.
August 1, 2017–“doTERRA Publishes Research on Potency and Efficacy of Essential Oils, Fulfilling its Mission as Most Tested, Most Trusted” (The Dallas Morning News)—Scientific experts at doTERRA published 13 research studies on the potency and efficacy of essential oils.
July 27, 2017–“Houses handed over to quake victims in Lamjung” (The Himalayan)—The doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation™ was featured for providing financial support to build 31 earthquake-resistant houses for victims of the 2015 earthquakes in Lamjung.
July 17, 2017– "doTERRA Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Midsize Employers for Second Consecutive Year” (PR Newswire)—“The companies on the Forbes list of best midsize employers were chosen based on an independent survey among a sample of nearly 30,000 Amerian employees working for midsize companies or institutions.”
July 14, 2017–“Utah jury finds doTERRA creators did not breach contracts after leaving Young Living Essential Oils” (The Salt Lake Tribune)—“The jury at the conclusion of an 18-day trial...found that doTERRA Inc. executives did not violate their employment contracts when they left Young Living Essential Oils LC of Lehi and started doTERRA Inc. of Pleasant Grove.”
June 19, 2017– doTERRA Deep Blue®—doTERRA Wellness Advocate Paul Holmes shared photos on Instagram showing his Rugby team using doTERRA Deep Blue and essential oils, listing doTERRA products as “quite possibly the best products to support your athletic needs.”
May 12, 2017– “Google’s $600 Billion Blueprint (Entrepreneur)—doTERRA was heralded for moving essential oils out of a niche market. “When billion-dollar essential oils company doTERRA launched...it was able to bring the use of essential oils from the fringes into the mainstream.”
January 1, 2016– "doTERRA Wellness Advocates discuss rising popularity of essential oils" (TimesRecorder) "doTERRA Wellness Advocates Shannon Hess and Taisha Holland discuss how essential oils have impacted their lives."
April 27, 2017–Utah Genius Awards—doTERRA received first place in the UTAH GENIUS Awards, recognized for issuing more trademarks than any other Utah company in the prior year. The UTAH GENIUS Awards were created to honor those “who were driving Utah’s creative economy.”
April 27, 2017–“Vanessa Hudgens’ makeup Must-Have” (Self)—Actress Vanessa Hudgens listed doTERRA Serenity® Restful Blend as one of her “Makeup Must-Haves”. Hudgens said, “I feel like smells can be really balancing, grounding, or energizing…It makes me feel really refreshed. Some people take smoke breaks, I take essential oil breaks.”
March 8, 2017–"doTERRA Celebrates International Women's Day by Making 1,500 Feminine Hygiene Kits" (KUTV) "Wednesday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day and to celebrate, employees, volunteers and doTERRA Wellness Advocates from doTERRA and Days for Girls came together to assemble 1500 feminine hygiene kits that will be distributed to women throughout the world who do not have access to feminine hygiene products and are not educated in basic hygiene."
February 1, 2017– "doTERRA: Healing Hands Contribute to the Wellbeing of All" (Direct Selling News) “From our earliest days as a company, we have been relentlessly committed to ensuring the best possible growing conditions for each essential oil we source, even though it means going to the ends of the earth,” said David Stirling, doTERRA Founding Executive, Chairman & CEO. “We also knew, right from the beginning, we needed to ensure the long-term supply of essential oils. With our commitment to philanthropy as a backdrop, we were determined to develop a supply chain initiative that created shared value.”
December 29, 2016– "6 Lessons For Social Entrepreneurs From 2016" (Forbes) "Utah-based doTERRA showed us in 2016 how to use your supply chain to have a social impact. The 1.2 billion entrepreneurial company has chosen to use its international purchases of essential oils to support smallholder farmers in developing countries. They have completed their supply chain purchases with grants from the direct marketer's Healing Hands Foundation."
December 21, 2016– "doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation Releases Year-end Summary of Global Humanitarian Efforts" (Daily Herald) “The span of what the doTerra Healing Hands Foundation has accomplished this year is breathtaking” said David Stirling, doTERRA founder and CEO. "Our combined efforts are making a real, significant difference for people around the world.”
November 10, 2016– "Oiling the Wheels of Rapid Growth at doTERRA" (D!gitalist Magazine) "The company currently has over three million customers and distributors. That number is growing rapidly and, with a 68% reorder rate, they’re obviously happy with the goods they receive, and with the service, as well. A unique business model – a direct-selling approach – allows individual distributors called “wellness advocates” to work with customers."
October 26, 2016– "doTERRA Named Company of the Year" (Daily Herald) “Among the many attributes we found in doTERRA are its tremendous international growth and its dedication to helping communities throughout the world," said David Utrilla, president of the World Trade Association of Utah. "This year alone, doTERRA hosted the largest convention in Utah history with 30,000 attendees from more than 38 countries.”
October 18, 2016– "doTERRA Donates $1 Million during Record-Breaking Convention" (Direct Selling News) “This convention is a celebration that sums up a year of progress and success for doTERRA, our partners, and the countless lives that are positively impacted by essential oils, and our unique approach to sourcing and philanthropy,” said David Stirling, doTERRA Founding Executive, CEO & President.
September 23, 2016– "doTERRA Recognized with 2015 Verify Markets Leader Award" (Verify Markets) "doTERRA, a provider of therapeutic-grade essential oils and wellness products, has been awarded the 2015 Verified Market Leader Award in the aromatherapy market for North America. The company brought about a new standard of therapeutic-grade essential oils to the world in 2008. Since then, doTERRA has become one of the most exciting direct sales organizations in the personal care space. The company has successfully taken essential oils to mainstream consumers and established itself as market leader."
September 15, 2016 – “doTERRA Gives Back” (Good4Utah) From building wells to ramps at home for disabled veterans. doTERRA is proud to serve. “The idea with our service is we want to help out locally as well, where we live and where we work. So we are continually looking for ways to help the people right here in our community as well,” said McKay Brown, senior director of corporate communications for doTERRA.
September 14, 2016– “doTERRA Recognized with Top Economic Engine Award” (UV360) “doTERRA has become essential to our business community. With a 2015 revenue of $1.2 billion, nearly 1,800 employees in Utah, a global network of more than three million wellness advocates, and a corporate headquarters sitting on 60 acres in Pleasant Grove, Utah, this direct sales titan is moving fast and working fierce.”
September 13, 2016– “Annual International doTERRA Conference held in Salt Lake City” (Fox13) “This year’s convention is the largest single-company convention in Utah’s history,” said Kirk Jowers, VP of corporate relations at doTERRA. “This is now the second year we’ve had to run two concurrent sessions of our convention in the Vivint Smart Home Arena and the Salt Palace Convention Center to accommodate the more than 30,000 people that want to come learn about doTERRA.”
September 12, 2016– “How Essential Oils Can Improve Your Health” (Good4Utah) “First thing I love to do with essential oils is to clean with them,” said doTERRA Wellness Advocate, Laura Pettit. “It’s a really fantastic way to not have any chemicals that could be toxic to myself or to my children in my home. Counter sprays, cleaning bathrooms, all of these things I take care of naturally with essential oils and a few other ingredients.”
September 9, 2016– “doTERRA Annual Conference: September 14 – 17, 2016” (KUTV) “We will be announcing some exciting new scientific studies on the beneficial effects of essential oil,” said Kirk Jowers, VP of corporate relations at doTERRA. “We will be hosting and hearing from medical professionals and researchers from some of the most prestigious institutions in the country. And we will be sharing our unparalleled sourcing efforts around the globe and the relationships we’ve developed as a part of that.”
September 9, 2016– “Essential Oil Company doTERRA Hosting Largest Convention in Utah” (Good4Utah) “Essential oil company doTERRA is hosting the largest convention in Utah's history. Over 30,000 people are expected to come to the convention to learn about essential oils and doTERRA. The company says people are looking to play a more active role in caring for their own health and well-being this day and age.”
September 6, 2016– "doTERRA to Host 30,000 Wellness Advocates at Upcoming Annual Convention" (Daily Herald) "doTERRA, a Pleasant Grove-based global essential oils company, will host 30,000 direct-sale distributors known as wellness advocates from countries all around the globe Sept. 14-17 for its annual four-day conference. Organizers say it will be the most highly attended corporate convention in Utah’s history and is expected to inject more than $28 million into the local economy."
September 1, 2016– "Consider the Source: How doTERRA is Redefining Global Philanthropy" (Utah Business) "The help doTERRA offers farmers and distillers comes with no strings attached. Though these farmers are not obligated to sell their product to doTERRA, they want to. The company pays fairly and on time, which is a rarity for the agriculture industry."
August 4, 2016– "doTERRA International and CHOICE Humanitarian Complete First Two Earthquake-Proof Schools since Nepal Earthquake" (Daily Herald) "Building these earthquake-resilient schools is a huge accomplishment, and we are so grateful for doTERRA's continued support in these efforts," said Leah Barker, CEO of Choice.
July 19, 2016– "doTERRA Opens New Distillery in Bulgaria" (Daily Herald) Esseterre will be a major essential oil producer for doTERRA, and in the past year, has brought multi-million investments and many jobs to a country where nearly a quarter of its population lives at or below the global poverty line.
July 6, 2016– "doTERRA Opens New Distillery in Bulgaria" (Utah Business) "Although Esseterre is owned by doTERRA, it is a Bulgarian firm, built and managed by a highly skilled team of people,” said David Stirling, CEO, doTERRA. “Bulgaria is an agricultural haven for growing an abundance of aromatic plants, and the Bulgarians in this region are very wise about the cultivation of these plants.”
May 25, 2016– "doTERRA Reinvents Supply Chain for Impact on Poverty" (Forbes) “Because doTERRA was already working with these Wintergreen producing communities prior to the earthquakes in 2015, we were able to quickly react in partnership with CHOICE Humanitarian to provide much needed post-earthquake relief in severely impacted areas of Nepal,” said doTERRA CEO David Stirling.
May 22, 2016– "Bishnu Adhikari: Here’s What You Can Do to Help a Different Kind of Refugee" (Meridian Magazine) "Now, this year, doTERRA, the people who make essential oils, will match us dollar for dollar in the cause up to $100,000!"
May 22, 2016– "Volunteers to build kid’s community center in Guatemala" (The Spectrum) "In support of this project, doTERRA International Essential Oils and Pure Essentials owners Marti and Greg Christensen have agreed to match all donations made to Guatemala Children’s Project through the end of May. These donors will provide an additional two dollars for each dollar donated this month."
May 19, 2016– “doTERRA employees install stoves in Guatemala, Nepal” (Daily Herald) “The stoves, measuring about four feet long by two feet wide and with a raised brick and metal cooking surface, cost less than $75 in materials, and were installed by the doTERRA group over the course of three days.”
May 15, 2016– "doTERRA: Healing Hands Foundation" (KUTV) "doTERRA VP of Corporate Relations Kirk Jowers recently returned from a Healing Hands Foundation expedition to Guatemala, and shares his experiences during an in-studio interview.”
April 26, 2016– "Customers react to data breach at Utah essential oils company doTERRA" (Fox 13) "Our third-party data provider told us that they may have been accessed and we moved immediately and hired industry security firms, forensics firms, contacted law enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation," said Kirk Jowers, VP of corporate relations at doTERRA.
April 18, 2016–“doTERRA funds 75 scholarships in honor of UVU’s 75th anniversary” (The Daily Herald) “As an organization with educated and inspirational wellness advocates all around the world, doTERRA has a natural connection with the UVU Women's Success Center," said Janis Lindley, a UVU Women's Success Center advisory board member who chairs the scholarship committee.
April 12, 2016–"Model Josie Maran always keeps doTERRA’s Peppermint roll on in her bag” (Racked LA) “I always have peppermint essential oil in my bag because a few drops can invigorate my senses and give me a boost of opportunity throughout my day,” said Josie Maran. “I apply a few drops on my neck.”
April 5, 2016– “doTERRA ranked in top 10 for best midsized employers” (The Spectrum) “doTERRA, which specializes in essential oils, was ranked the No. 10 best place to work out of the top 250 midsized employers nationally."
March 30, 2016– "Forbes Ranks doTERRA No. 10 as America’s Best Employers of 2016" (Forbes) "Based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, doTERRA produces and distributes essential oils through more than a million independent distributors worldwide known as Wellness Advocates."
March 30, 2016– “Ellie Goulding’s vocal remedies include doTERRA diffuser and Deep Blue” (USA Today) “I also take a mini (doTERRA) vaporizer and I put oils in it, like lavender or deep blue. I can make my room smell really beautiful and also keep my voice hydrated."
March 28, 2016– “Andrea Bosco Stehle interviews Rachel Cruze about money management tips” (Whirl Magazine) “I first met Cruze in Orlando, Fla., at the doTERRA East Leadership Retreat, where she presented tips from her New York Times best-selling book, 'Smart Money Smart Kids,' which she co-authored with her father.”
March 14, 2016– "Ben Lee takes his music into fans’ lounge rooms for a new project" (Perth Now) "Australian Rocker Ben Lee has been selling doTERRA essential oils at house parties in the US and donating at least 10% of his earnings to charity."
March 10, 2016– "doTERRA helps raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Banquet" (Cystic Fibrosis News Today) "A banquet highlight was the auction, which included products donated by the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation, the nonprofit arm of doTERRA, a company producing certified pure therapeutic grade (CPTG) essential oils for wellness programs and personal use."
February 23, 2016– "Utah family battles medical challenges with optimism" (Deseret News) "The Hernandez family has been touched by kindness from friends, the community, perfect strangers and doTERRA, which 'subbed for Santa' this year and helps provide the Hernandez family with plane tickets to and from Maryland for Jocelyn’s surgeries."
February 23, 2016– "How to use essential oils for good health" (Asbury Park Press) "doTERRA Wellness Advocate Andrea Kelly said, “My husband and I use essential oils in almost every aspect of our daily lives, including cleaning, cooking, skin care, enhancing the air in a room, and supporting the emotional and physical needs of our bodies."
February 16, 2016– "Yoga-45 offering classes that incorporate use of doTERRA essential oils" (Gaylord Herald Times) "doTERRA oils can be used topically or aromatically, it depends on the oil that is being used,” said instructor Jennifer Seewald. “I incorporate the oils as part of my classes to enhance the healing of mind, body and spirit.”
February 5, 2016– "Aromatherapy through essential oils could be beneficial for your health" (Daily Nebraskan) "Patty Morgan is a University of Nebraska-Lincoln massage therapist who sells doTERRA oils separate from her position with the massage therapy program. Morgan uses her oils when she gives massages and is specialized in aromatherapy."
February 3, 2016– "doTERRA credited with growth of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Market" (Verify Markets) "doTERRA is singularly responsible for the rapid category growth. By creating awareness through their MLM model, even competitors have cited an increase in sales from doTERRA’s market presence."
January 31, 2016– "Laurea Stirling, spouse of doTERRA CEO, began her global service on the farm" (Daily Herald) "What an honor it is to spotlight this magnificent woman -- Laurea Stirling, also called Mom by nine children and supportive, loving wife by David Stirling, CEO of doTERRA,” said Paula Fellingham of Utah Valley Women."
January 29, 2016– "Military spouses inspired to open businesses overseas" (Stars and Stripes) "doTERRA is an approved small business opportunity available to spouses of military personnel serving overseas."
January 22, 2016– "Instead of giving up sugar, add doTERRA essential oils" (Vogue) "doTERRA’s essential oils are balancing,” said Rebecca Foon, co-founder and co-owner of Modo Yoga NYC. “I add them to teas and waters: There’s a blend with ginger, caraway seed, coriander, tarragon, and fennel that can calm your stomach and provides a fun kick.”
January 13, 2016– "doTERRA Wellness Advocate opens boutique, offers wide variety of products" (The Stark County News) "Beans & Boggles in Wyoming, IL sells doTERRA essential oils, a surprising variety of vintage-inspired apparel, chocolates, coffee beans (of course), delicate paper flowers, jewelry, quilts, Wind & Willow mixes, decorative items for the home, and much more."
January 1, 2016– "doTERRA Wellness Advocates discuss rising popularity of essential oils" (TimesRecorder) "doTERRA Wellness Advocates Shannon Hess and Taisha Holland discuss how essential oils have impacted their lives."
December 24, 2015– "Family of Stacia and Jocelyn Hernanez chooses optimism against all odds" (The Independent) "doTERRA chose to sponsor the family, and doTERRA employees decided to make a huge difference. In addition to subbing for Santa, doTERRA employees are raising money to help with Jocelyn’s next surgery at John Hopkins."
December 22, 2015– "Direct sales and MLMs growing" (Daily Herald) "doTERRA doubled its building footprint in Pleasant Grove this year while continuing to increase their global presence, and saw a surge of growth in 2015."
October 9, 2015– "Baby Your Baby: Essential Oils & Pregnancy" (KUTV) "Dr. David Hill founded doTERRA, and he believes essential oils are for everybody but agrees that they need to be used appropriately. He encourages everyone, including pregnant mothers, to do their research before simply ‘jumping in.’”
October 6, 2015– "doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation announces support of Days for Girls" (KCSG) "doTERRA’s Healing Hands Foundation wants to help Days for Girls, an International non-profit organization that helps women and girls discover their potential and self-value by ensuring quality sustainable feminine hygiene. doTERRA announced its support for Days for Girls with a donation of $250,000 at its global convention last month."
October 5, 2015– "doTERRA hosts event for breast cancer awareness month" (Daily Herald) "Dr. Mark Jensen and his wife have put on a luncheon for breast cancer patients and survivors at the Pleasant Grove offices of doTERRA."
September 12, 2015– "doTERRA convention puts focus on Nepal relief" (KSL) "Company officials said doTERRA also donated $100,000 to Nepal earthquake relief, and launched a fundraising initiative to match funds raised by their sellers. Together, corporate doTERRA and wellness advocates raised 635,000 dollars, which provided tents, food, and hygiene kits for Nepalese."
September 9, 2015– "doTERRA among top 10 economic machines in Utah Valley" (UtahValley360) "doTERRA’s essential oils are sourced from 38 countries around the world, and helps those countries institute solid economic, health and education initiatives through its Healing Hands Foundation and co-impact sourcing practices."
August 27, 2015–"doTERRA doubles in size after one year" (Daily Herald) “It’s exciting to get everyone in one spot,” said McKay Brown, senior director of corporate marketing at doTERRA. “In just a year, we’ve grown and filled some spots sooner than we anticipated. It’s been very strong growth.”
August 22, 2015– "Pleasant Grove company build playground for nonprofit children's organization" (Deseret News) "Volunteers from doTERRA sought to change that situation for the kids at Now I Can. Last week they finished installing a fully accessible playground in the backyard of the Now I Can property."
August 16, 2015–"About Utah: A clinic based on 3 words—Now I Can" (Deseret News) "A large contingent from doTERRA, the direct sales giant located in Pleasant Grove, provided the man- and woman-power, chipping away cement, digging up sod and remaking the backyard into a playground paradise."