International personal care major Procter & Gamble (P&G) has published a climate transition plan outlining its ambition to be net zero on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040 and signed up to Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge.
Carbon neutrality remains relatively nascent in beauty and personal care, but extensive and long-standing green efforts and a strong consumer appetite will propel the sector in the ongoing race, says a GlobalData analyst.
Swedish eco-startup Lifelong has developed a range of powdered personal care products that need to be mixed with water by consumers and stored in durable containers, drastically overturning traditional habits, its founder says.
Consumers continue to show increased interest in sustainability and are placing more importance on individual responsibility – an aspect brands can shift into real action with the right business approach, says a senior partnership manager at the World...
Many beauty brands, suppliers and retailers have made pledges to reduce total carbon emissions in the long- and short-term and with the race to ‘net zero’ now truly on, it will be critical consumers are adequately engaged and informed, says the CEO of...
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.
State of the industry: Reflecting on what’s to come in 2020
The beauty and personal care industry must reassess its environmental position collectively because the green agenda is front and centre of Europe’s political and regulatory landscape and here to stay, says the director-general of Cosmetics Europe.