Cut it out: Reducing the risk of deforestation in beauty’s supply chain

With more than 400 million hectares of the world’s forests lost due to deforestation, Cosmetics Business finds out how beauty brands can make sure their supply chains are not contributing to the problem, and which heavyweights are not making the cut

Some 420 million hectares of the world’s forests have been eradicated since 1990, according to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

That figure amounts to 14 million hectares of forest land being cut down every year and, while the rate of deforestation is claimed to be slowing down, Global Forest Watch reported a further . . .

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