Personal care major Beiersdorf has extended its joint commitment with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) in Indonesia, aiming to halt deforestation in Borneo and certify 200 smallholders with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) on the...
Higher costs and lack of supplier alignment are the core issues slowing uptake of green materials, ingredients and processes amongst beauty and personal care manufacturers and brands, say specialist suppliers.
Personal care giant Beiersdorf and speciality chemicals supplier Evonik have teamed up on a federally funded research project in Germany looking to use carbon dioxide as a source for producing sustainable raw materials for beauty products.
German chemical major Evonik is partnering with the University of California San Diego’s Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) to research and develop cosmetic raw materials for a healthier skin microbiome.
In a deal announced this week, specialty chemical company Evonik has acquired the J.M. Huber silica business for more than $600m. It’s a transaction that will up the company’s position as a supplier of silica for many industries, not the least of which...
The specialty chemicals company cut the ribbon on its Richmond Business and Innovation Center last week, setting the stage for further growth in North America and a new innovations strategy across the Evonik business.
Ingredients supplier Evonik announces that it has divested its remaining 10.3% stake in the residential real estate company Vivawest in order to focus solely on the specialty chemicals business, of which cosmetics plays a big part.
With men’s grooming booming around the world, ingredient suppliers can take advantage by developing targeted formulations; and this is Essen-based Evonik’s aim as it launches its new Men’s Care concept.
In a bid to continue its expansion into emerging markets, Evonik is rapidly moving ahead with its new production facility in Brazil which is set to produce a wider range of ingredients for the cosmetics industry.
Evonik has developed the first vegetable-based nylon powder, Tegolon Eco, derived from castor oil (Ricinus communis) which helps to improve the tactile properties in cosmetic formulations, according to a company spokesperson.