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Ethically sourcing ingredients must be transparent, says Beraca

By Andrew McDougall , 15-Nov-2010
Last updated on 26-Nov-2010 at 16:31 GMT2010-11-26T16:31:41Z

Ethically sourcing ingredients must be transparent, says Beraca
Ethically sourcing ingredients must be transparent, says Beraca
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In a month that has seen biodiversity under the microscope, CosmeticsDesign.com USA spoke with Filipe Sabará, commercial director at Beraca, to get his views on how ingredients sourcing can help conservation and development efforts.

Sabará explained how Beraca's innovative approach allows customers to check and audit the company’s activities in the Amazon; he had just returned from one such trip.

There has also been a lot of progress in sourcing natural ingredients particularly in Brazil as the government has become more aware and involved with sourcing operations.

The Brazil-based organization has developed this relationship and introduced a biodiversity program to ensure sustainable development without destroying Brazil's ecosystems.

Beraca will be discussing this theme and others at the in-cosmetics Milan in-focus event, which it is sponsoring in March next year.

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