These three companies have teamed up to promote sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia

The trio are also calling on the Indonesian government to help fulfill their objectives

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Can seaweed combat epigenetic skin ageing?

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SenzaGen gets go-ahead from cruelty-free testing patent

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BASF shows commitment to eco-friendly beauty with new sunscreen test

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Working with the microbiome to strengthen skin

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The brands leading the vegan revolution in 2018

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Canada launches consultation on cosmetic ingredients

The department of health is examining a number of personal care ingredients until 1 July

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