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LVMH to accelerate bio-based and circular plastics switch with Dow

End of 2023 will see a portion of LVMH Beauty’s packaging switch to bio-based or circular Surlyn, starting with Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire

Exclusive: The Inkey List founders on achieving B Corp status and sustainable beauty

The British skin care brand tells Cosmetics Business how affordable beauty can champion social and eco-friendly causes

Why Harrods new beauty recycling scheme is anything but simple

The department store’s MyBeauty Recycle & Reward scheme highlights the difficulties of recycling hazardous beauty products, such as nail polish and...

8 things you need to know about Defra’s EPR packaging waste rules

The Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging waste requires UK businesses to record data about the packaged goods they supply and their...

Coty files international patent for in-store perfume blending refill machine

The beauty giant’s new station for refilling empty perfume containers could take personalisation and sustainability in the industry to new levels

Henkel invests in solar power with ten-year renewable energy agreement

The personal care giant has agreed to use renewable energy, produced at two new solar power plants in Spain, at its production sites

Nurdles: A target in reducing marine plastic pollution

Last year, a container ship disaster near Sri Lanka brought nurdles to the attention of the general public and now the UN is getting involved; but...

2023 trends: The dual benefit of localising supply chains

More brands will bring manufacturing back home to both mitigate risk and resonate with conscious consumers

L’Oréal, Coty and Unilever among 27 companies to join Cosmetics Europe’s landmark eco initiative

The Commit for Our Planet initiative is described as an ‘unprecedented’ industry-wide project to reduce the cosmetics sector’s environmental footpr...

Which beauty brands have topped the CDP’s environmental ‘A List’ for 2022?

Only five beauty businesses ranked in the list have scored an A on their climate change, forests and water security disclosures

Hybrid anxiety: Making flexible working sustainable

With more cosmetics companies opting for hybrid working structures for employees, how can businesses keep smashing their climate targets?

Refillable make-up: how can brands boost the customer experience?

The vogue for eco-friendly refillables is also informing new product development in make-up, but experts warn consumer compliance is key

L’Occitane and Kering put spotlight on biodiversity with launch of Climate Fund for Nature

The beauty retailer and luxury goods firm’s new fund has pledged an €140 million investment into projects that protect and restore nature

Nancy Mahon explains how ELC plans to 'green' its vehicle fleet

With The Estée Lauder Companies transitioning its corporate fleet of vehicles to electric, its Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Citizenship...

The Ordinary donates $100,000 to help Inuit communities live sustainably

The skin care brand has celebrated its involvement in the renewable energy project in Labrador, Canada, in short film The Smiling Sun

Biodegradable cosmetic products: How easy are they to make?

Greater emphasis is being put on the impact rinse-off goods especially have on the environment once they’re washed down our drains. But how easy is...

In Brief

Orean is now B Corp certified

Biodegradable SPF booster sourced from sustainably managed forests

Merck and Faca Packaging join forces for a sustainable packaging solution

Cosmoprof Asia | 16 - 18 November 2023 | Singapore

Croda hosts formulation academies at North American Headquarters, invites customers to “Create with Croda” and address industry trends

GEKA outpaces industry across key CDP rankings

Beautyworld Middle East | 30 Oct - 01 Nov 2023 | Dubai

GEKA earns EcoVadis Platinum sustainability rating for third year running

APC Packaging plants 10,000 trees

Paris Packaging Week (PCD) | 25 - 26 January 2023 | Paris

Denny Bros completes fourth and final phase of solar panel investment

Provenance launches the world’s first transparency directory for beauty

AAK honoured as a sustainability leader

Cosmetagora | 10 - 11 January 2023 | Paris

Inolex launches two new sustainable preservation ingredients

Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Living Scandinavia opens this week

Mono material lotion pump, achieve sustainability with easy recycling

Cosmetics Business Live 2022

Recyclable droppers with PCR materials

O&3 – The Oil Family, Pushing Zero waste boundaries

Reduce your C02 footprint with Geka

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

Baycusan eco: Create makeup in tune with nature

Ashland launches 2021 Environment, Social and Governance Report in preparation for releasing Science Based Targets for UN Compact

Neil Washburn joins INOLEX Executive Team as Interim President

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit 2014, European Edition