The new report out from Forest Trends, a non-profit group doling out financial incentives in the interest of all things environmental, is lauding the global carbon reduction initiatives of companies like L'Oreal.
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.
Gina McCarthy, the agency’s administrator, signed the new pollution emission guidelines on Monday, and algae industry groups are already calling the plan a “huge win” that will result in the commercialization of countless technologies and products.
Saving the planet can also save companies a lot of money too demonstrated by Unilever’s win-win example of saving 1 million tonnes of CO2 whilst also making cost savings of €244 million at the same time.
Natura Cosméticos has revealed it is one step closer in meeting its Corporate Social Responsibility requirements after buying 120,000 tons of carbon offsets from the Suruí people of the Amazon, the first venture of its kind.
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.
Biotechnology has a major role to play in sustainable design and the economic, environmental and social benefits of this are inherent in its application for sustainable chemicals manufacturing, according to ingredients supplier Croda.
International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has released its first sustainability report highlighting its focus on responsible sourcing by touching on natural vs synthetic ingredients and eco-efficiency.
Christian Dior will exclusively use Icelandic Glacial (IG) water to hydrate its skin care cosmetics products citing its optimal biological properties including brightening efficacy as one of the main reasons, an announcement said.
Cosmetics packaging supplier Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS), has joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership in a bid to promote corporate responsibility and environmental leadership.
Sustainability is undoubtedly today’s business buzzword and consumer facing industries such as the cosmetics and personal care sector are particularly implicated. But, what changes should cosmetics players make to their manufacturing and formulations,...
Unique packaging and a well known brand name catch your eye amid the crowd of products jostling for attention. You saw the advert and it promised youthful miracles, but can you afford it… in terms of your carbon footprint, I mean?
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".
Sabinsa Corporation announced it has received a patent for the
process and cosmeceutical application of a solvent-free
policosanol, the company says is relevant given tightening
environmental standards for the industry.
Manufacturer of fluid extracts for the cosmeceutical, dietary
supplement and functional food industries US Nutra has announced
two new oil based proprietary ingredients manufactured from pure
cranberry seeds, for use in a variety...