In this episode, Yve-Car Momperousse of Kreyol Essence and Emma Dawes of the Soil Association talk about how important supply chains and certifications can be in the clean beauty movement. Scroll down to watch the video.
Interest in FairWild certification to protect plant biodiversity and harvesting livelihoods continues to blossom, and beauty can play its part in driving wider protection and certifications, says the foundation’s executive officer.
The Body Shop has spent two years building a solid supply chain with Plastics for Change in India to source Fair Trade recycled plastic and plans to integrate these materials across its global recycled plastics portfolio within three years.
A National Advertising Review Board (NARB) panel has recommended that Fair Trade USA require users of the organization’s “Fair Trade Certified” seal for composite products to provide additional information to consumers.
At its recent global re-launch The Body Shop unveiled plans to bring ‘Beauty With Heart’ to the industry through new international ‘Pulse’ concept stores set to roll out this summer, to better engage and interact with the consumer.
Although the concept of fairtrade products is still relatively new to the beauty industry, a trickle of new product launches has turned into a steady stream, evinced by these launch highlights in 2009.
The organic oil specialist, Earthoil, has achieved fair trade status for its Indian mint growing facility under an Institute for Marketecology (IMO) scheme in order to meet growing demand for ethical products.
Consumer pressure has led many of the leading players in the
industry to publicise their plans to practice ethical and
sustainable ingredients sourcing, resulting in a number of critics
accusing companies of simply jumping on the...