As the latest Sustainable Cosmetics Summit took place earlier this month, in this two-part article we discuss with Amarjit Sahota, Director of Organic Monitor, the key sustainability topics on the cosmetics agenda for next year and beyond.
Climate change has a major effect on our health as well as the planet and this means reducing carbon impact and aiming for a stable climate are of great importance, particularly to the cosmetics industry.
As the United Nations Conference on Climate Change draws closer, beauty retailer Neal’s Yard Remedies believes all companies can go carbon neutral or at least start to work out how they can do it, but the first challenge is getting consumers to care about...
Packaging has almost become synonymous with the word sustainability, as countless companies announce initiatives aimed at both cutting costs and making packaging greener, with some of the most recent highlighted here.
Symrise has published its latest sustainability report that, according to the company, features a strong focus on global needs and sustainable solutions to offer its customers solutions to the urgent issues of our time with new products and technologies.
In the second of this two-part interview with Susan Arnot Heaney, executive director of corporate responsibility at Avon, we look at how the company has engaged its employees in sustainable and how it has served to reduce the overall carbon footprint.
Brazilian cosmetics company Natura is one of the first companies to
join the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) climate
neutral project that aims to provide a forum for all who wish to
reduce carbon emissions.
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".