Having recently exhibited its ingredient formulations at In-Cosmetics Global and NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, Apoena Biotech’s RAMNOCARE, APOBIO Skin, and APOBIO Slim offer manufacturers and suppliers to cosmetics and personal care product companies biodiverse...
Four beauty giants and one fragrance major have been awarded a triple ‘A’ status for sustainable efforts across climate change, forests and water security this year, securing five of just 12 leadership spots in the annual CDP Rating.
Provisions for increased financial support for developing countries and sharing the benefits of genetic resources more fairly will help ensure delivery of the 'historic' deal agreed at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, according...
The fragrance and wider beauty industry must act now amidst an ongoing climate crisis and mass extinction of fauna and flora, working to collect environmental impact data and collaborate for true sustainable change, says the VP of conscious perfumery...
European industry association Cosmetics Europe has launched a sustainability initiative to spearhead collaborative eco efforts and action across beauty and personal care, aiming to reduce overall carbon footprints, support biodiversity and improve packaging.
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Beauty must hasten sustainability action in the face of current biodiversity and climate crises, and collaboration will be a critical way forward along with focus on regenerative agriculture, says the chief sustainability officer at LVMH’s Parfums Christian...
Natura &Co says its partnership with Dutch eco video streaming platform WaterBear will help emphasise the seriousness of the climate crisis and shift perceptions around traditional communities to spotlight them as biodiversity guardians.
This month, the Brazil-based multinational beauty maker shared an update on its Commitment to Life, a corporate social responsibility initiative focused on “some of the world’s most pressing issues” first announced in June 2020.
L’Oréal-owned Lancôme has acquired a four-acre organic rose estate in the French perfume region of Grasse – a move it says forms part of wider sustainability goals and its ambition to advance science towards a zero-waste model and further active ingredient...
Scottish floral water brand Seilich has built its entire model on biodiversity balance and giving back to the environment – a way of doing business that all beauty companies should take on, according to its founder.
Personal care major Unilever will pool €1 billion into a dedicated fund to accelerate efforts to combat climate change and protect nature and has pledged to hit zero net emissions across all products by 2039.
With sustainability very much an industry focus and in the public eye, we caught up with Chris Sayner from specialty chemicals company Croda to get his take on the current state of sustainability in the personal care industry.
Clariant has upped its sustainability focus and portfolio of natural ingredients with the announcement that it will distribute Brazilian firm Beraca’s cosmetics ingredient line in Germany Austria, and Switzerland.
The demand for marine ingredients in cosmetics has risen over the last few years and Organic Monitor’s Amarjit Sahota tells CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com that it is time to put standards in place to ensure sustainable sourcing.
Whilst some corporations and business groups primarily from Europe were pressed for more action at the Summit, dozens particularly from the cosmetics industry, were noted for voluntarily pledging to become more planet-friendly and transparent in their...
Brazil-based Beraca has outlined its sustainability plan, in keeping to the aim of consolidating and improving the practices of sustainable use and supply of ingredients from biodiversity, for the next five years.
The Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at encouraging the cosmetics industry to prevent biodiversity loss.
As awareness of biodiversity increases amongst cosmetics consumers worldwide, a recent report by the Union of Ethical BioTrade suggests this will lead to an increase in the sourcing of ethical ingredients from developing countries.
Consumer awareness of biodiversity continues to grow making it an issue the beauty industry cannot ignore, according to the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT), whose upcoming conference will focus on the subject.
Companies sourcing from plants are subject to a new international regime which demands the sharing of benefits resulting from the use of biodiversity, but the details of what to share and with whom remain to be decided at the national level.
In a month that has seen biodiversity under the microscope, CosmeticsDesign.com USA spoke with Filipe Sabará, commercial director at Beraca, to get his views on how ingredients sourcing can help conservation and development efforts.
Companies looking to invest in the Brazil market need to communicate clearly on ingredients sourcing policies and the way their businesses affect biodiversity, as the market is particularly concerned by the issues.
Consumers of ‘green’ health and beauty products cite sustainable manufacturing processes as being the most important green characteristic of a company, according to a recent report from Grail Research.