The beauty and personal care industry must reassess its environmental position collectively because the green agenda is front and centre of Europe’s political and regulatory landscape and here to stay, says the director-general of Cosmetics Europe.
Beauty retail has come full evolved beyond all recognition in the past few years, with digital retailers, social media and the growth of dedicated high street chains such as Ulta and Sephora all playing a part.
The European Union must invest more in next-generation, non-animal chemical safety assessments to achieve its European Green Deal goals, and there are opportunities in in silico methods, says Cruelty Free Europe.
Beauty biotechnology will gain importance in the coming years, driven by environmental concerns and limited natural resources, but industry will have to work hard at creating positive consumer perceptions, says Royal DSM.
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The merger between International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences creates a monopoly in fragrances that will shake-up global supplies for beauty and personal care, says Euromonitor International.
PZ Cussons will continue monitoring its palm oil supply chain through independent satellite tracking technology and work closely with high-impact and smallholder suppliers for the last push on its goal of 100% ‘no deforestation, no peat and no exploitation’...