Naturex Personal Care becomes latest UEBT member

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

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Naturex Personal Care becomes latest UEBT member

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Naturex Personal Care is the newest member of the Union for Ethical BioTrade stating that ethical sourcing has become very important in the cosmetics industry, and setting down a marker for its views on biodiversity.

The natural ingredients supplier says that biodiversity is important for the cosmetics sector, both for innovation and day-to-day sourcing of natural ingredients.

Being part of the UEBT commits the Avignon-based company to ensuring that its sourcing practices gradually advance sustainable business growth, local development and biodiversity conservation.

“Ethical sourcing is becoming increasingly important in the cosmetics sector. The membership of the Personal Care Business Unit of Naturex reflects the growing relevance of UEBT in the cosmetics sector,”​ says Rik Kutsch Lojenga, UEBT’s Executive Director.

Sustainability program

As part of UEBT membership, Naturex will continue to implement Ethical BioTrade requirements in the supplier management system of its fast-growing Personal Care Business Unit.

It also fits in with Naturex’s sustainability program launched in September last year, driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices across the entire value chain.

“Since its beginning, Naturex has been working closely with local growers and collectors to preserve and encourage biodiversity. Receiving UEBT approval, with its strict requirements and external auditing process, is another step for Naturex’s sustainability program,”​ says Serge Sabrier, Chief Procurement Officer and President of the Sustainability Committee.

Report

Currently Naturex has 8 purchasing offices located near strategic sourcing areas, and will also further develop its partnership with its suppliers to promote good practices throughout its supply chains, giving initial priority to the most extensive cosmetic ingredient supply chains.

Naturex’s Personal Care Business Unit will report annually on the progress made regarding its UEBT membership requirements.

Independent auditors will audit Naturex tri-annually to confirm adherence with UEBT standards. Ecocert conducted the first independent audit of Naturex in January 2014.  

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