The international non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project, following an assessment of companies’ disclosure and reduction of environmental risks, has scored Symrise 96 out of 100 points, making it the top company on the index.
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.
The Brazilian supplier of natural ingredients has made two new appointments in its Sustainability and Biodiversity departments, in an effort it says, to expand its work in an ethical and 'green' manner.
Germany based Dr. Straetmans has acknowledged the importance of an up to date website as it re-designs in an effort to drive home the aesthetics of natural resources while encouraging consumers to focus in on its sustainability strategy.
In a bid to clarify and understand the impact of chemicals used in cosmetics, a group of scientists have devised a list of the ‘Top 20’ questions in order to better manage the risks of these chemicals on the environment.
As Luxe pack New York boasted its largest ever exhibitor list, CosmeticsDesign.com USA caught up with the show organizers to discuss the key themes and trends, and how the show had progressed over the years.
This year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit hosted by Organic Monitor is to explore ways to reduce the environmental and social impact of beauty products, with a particular focus on ingredients and packaging.
Sustainable packaging and luxury can be combined but it’s a multi-player game, requiring action from retailers, suppliers, brands and consumers, according to Estée Lauder packaging executive John Delfausse.
The Union for Ethical BioTrade could help cosmetics companies
negotiate the regulatory 'minefield' of trading with local
producers in Africa, South America and Asia, whilst ensuring
ethical trade that benefits small scale...
Alpha-bisabolol, the essential ingredient in the formulation of
many personal care products, is under threat in Brazil due to the
danger to the natural environment of the candeia plant it is