Retailers are getting more involved in ethical standards and certifications, with many creating in-house schemes for beauty brands stocked in-store and online, and this trend will continue to rise in importance, says the founder of Ecovia Intelligence.
Interest in natural and organic cosmetics continues to rise amidst a wider green beauty boom, but with little regulation around these two terms, certification schemes have taken on fresh importance - for industry and consumers alike.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is deepening its involvement in the US beauty industry with an expanded certification program, while also increasing collaborations between its scientists and leading cosmetic companies.
The clean and ethical beauty movement has garnered plenty of traction in recent years, fuelled by a plethora of environmental, societal, business and consumer factors, and CosmeticsDesign-Europe has been tracking this movement closely for some time.
The nonprofit works with businesses across industry sectors to measure, offset, and reduce carbon emissions. 8 beauty brands have been certified Climate Neutral over the past year and more are signing on for 2021.
In this episode, Yve-Car Momperousse of Kreyol Essence and Emma Dawes of the Soil Association talk about how important supply chains and certifications can be in the clean beauty movement. Scroll down to watch the video.