Companies outsourcing to China need to go well beyond price and
delivery terms to ensure that their products are not toxic, warned
the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN) as trade talks
between the US and China kicked off...
In answer to growing consumer pressure over sustainable and
ethically sourced personal care products, Lush has teamed up with a
small soap specialist in the UK to develop what is
claimed to be the world's first palm oil-free...
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...
Eco-friendly, ethical personal care products are likely to prove
one of the biggest worldwide trends in 2008, alongside toiletries
that smell good enough to eat, masstige personal care products,
mineral make-up, and more interactive...
On the eve of crucial EU-China business talks trade commissioner
Peter Mandelson warned that European patience on counterfeit goods
could break if the Chinese authorities fail to crackdown on the
Wal-Mart's sustainability programme, which is forcing manufacturers
worldwide to reduce their environmental impact, has come under
heavy criticism from a coalition of international labour and
civic organisations for being "unsustainable".