Sustainability

Sustainable Beauty Awards: finalists announced

Sustainable Beauty Awards: finalists announced

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ecovia Intelligence has announced this year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards finalists, with Aveda, L’Oréal, Weleda, Ashland and Clariant some industry names among those shortlisted.

What efforts for sustainability is Henkel making?

What efforts for sustainability is Henkel making?

By Lucy Whitehouse

With Henkel, a leading German personal care and household goods producer, having been awarded the highest score from Sustainalytics, a Dutch rating agency, we take a look at what it’s doing in the field of sustainability.

Solvay rejoins Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Solvay rejoins Dow Jones Sustainability Index

By Simon Pitman

The World Dow Jones Sustainability Index has been announced for 2017, and following a concerted effort to raise the company’s sustainability objectives over the past two years Solvay is again on the list.

Symrise gains ‘Green Company’ seal

Symrise gains ‘Green Company’ seal

By Sian Gardiner

Symrise has been certified as a ‘Green Company’ for a second time by DQS CFS, the German Association for Sustainability, in recognition of its commitment to sustainable processes.

Boots UK on sustainability

Boots UK on sustainability

By Lucy Whitehouse

Sustainability continues to be a lead issue on the beauty industry agenda. We spoke to Boots UK about why it’s essential to get right.

RSPO European Roundtable 2017 approaching

RSPO European Roundtable 2017 approaching

By Lucy Whitehouse

The 2017 European edition of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is due to take place in London, June 12 -13, looking to focus on how the body can make change possible and deliver on three core commitments.

At L’Oréal, it’s full speed ahead on sustainability

At L’Oréal, it’s full speed ahead on sustainability

By Deanna Utroske

This Saturday is Earth Day, a global celebration that brings attention to environmental protection needs and initiatives. To coincide with the event, L’Oréal has release its 2016 progress report on the company’s sustainability efforts—known collectively...

BASF announces new head of global development

BASF announces new head of global development

By Lucy Whitehouse

The global specialty chemicals company has announced the appointment of Piyada Charoensirisomboon as its new vice president for global development of personal care.

Estée Lauder releases 2016 Future Beautiful report

Estée Lauder releases 2016 Future Beautiful report

By Deanna Utroske

The report highlights the beauty makers’ corporate responsibility goals and initiatives: “We believe that citizenship and sustainability are essential to our success as a business and our responsibilities as a global company.”

H&M sustainable beauty for new make-up line

H&M drives sustainability efforts

By Natasha Spencer

With the announcement that H&M hopes to launch a sustainable make-up line, natural and organic development is high on the global leader’s agenda.

Unilever acquires Seventh Generation

Unilever acquires Seventh Generation

By Deanna Utroske

The multinational CPG company announced yesterday that it has signed a deal to purchase the plant-based personal care and household cleaners company known as Seventh Generation—thereby shoring up its position in the naturals market.

Symrise scoops two prizes for sustainability

Symrise scoops two prizes for sustainability

By Simon Pitman

Personal care ingredients manufacturer Symrise has scooped two prizes at the DQS sustainability awards in Germany, recognising the company's continued focus on this area.

MakeUp in Paris takes an eco-friendly turn

MakeUp in Paris takes an eco-friendly turn

By Simon Pitman

For the first time ever, the MakeUp Paris event will have a green focus, aimed at showcasing innovations for products that are sustainable and kinder to the planet while still maintaining that competitive edge.

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