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...
South East Asia is providing an untapped opportunity for sustainable beauty innovation in the make-up market, claims Dow, with the firm believing colour cosmetics is the ideal category for trialling new ideas.
The Global Shea Alliance (GSA) is aiming to connect cosmetic brands from Asia Pacific directly with the rural producers of shea butter to better the social and economic standings of African women and their families.
If the beauty industry wants to create real change it needs to shift how it defines its moving parts, and thinking of beauty consumers as beauty citizens could be the first step, says the chair of the B Corp Beauty Coalition supervisory board.
The fragrance category has evolved to become an essential category for wellness as well as self-expression, according to exclusive insights from major players like Coty, along with a line-up of exciting niche labels.
A Helsinki-based firm that has developed a microbiome-restoring extract is eyeing opportunities in the South Korean beauty market, which it believes will serve as a springboard to the wider Asia Pacific region.
The beauty and personal care industry must today respond to converging global crises and ensure ethical integrity in every part of the value chain to protect the future of the planet, people and business, says British environmentalist Sir Jonathon Porritt.
A Singapore-based food start-up cultivating mushroom mycelium as an alternative protein source believes it can also serve the cosmetics industry as a natural, sustainable, and completely food-safe ingredient.
Rising demand for sustainable packaging and localisation are the two key drivers behind Toly’s decision to expand in Korea with a new manufacturing facility - it's third since the company entered the market in the mid-2000s.
Biotechnology start-up Allozymes’s claims its proprietary tech gives the cosmetic industry a way to produce natural active ingredients in an environmentally responsible manner, while also reducing cost, time and resources.
South Korean sustainable packaging start-up Innerbottle is working to replace its current silicone inserts with a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) it has developed called TPX, which will make it easier to recycle.
French beauty major L’Oréal Group believes it can replicate the carbon neutrality achievements of its North Asia division, with one executive confirming the firm has outlined a “clear roadmap” to do so.
Design to reuse should be prioritised as a sustainable beauty strategy because its overall positive impact far outweighs working with reduced or recyclable materials, according to European researchers.
South Korean consumer goods conglomerate LG Household & Health Care (LG H&H) has launched Freshian, a vegan-certified colour cosmetic brand in bid to attract the young set of millennial and Generation Z beauty consumers.
A new survey by Korea International Trade Association (KITA) has revealed that South Korea’s cosmetics industry was the most significantly impacted sector by the post-pandemic demand for eco-conscious products.