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Braskem Strikes Up New Partnerships to Take Sustainable Packaging to the Next Level
Braskem Strikes Up New Partnerships to Take Sustainable Packaging to the Next Level

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Thermoplastics resin producer Braskem has been keeping busy, entering into a series of new partnerships to make bio-based packaging the mainstream choice for the personal care and consumer goods industries.

Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Bio-Based Materials Fuel Sustainable Packaging
Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Bio-Based Materials Fuel Sustainable Packaging

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Packaging remains a considerable challenge for businesses looking to reduce their impacts, but innovators such as food-service supplier Eco-Products and Finnish startup Sulpac are helping to accelerate the transition to lower-impact models through cross-industry partnerships and sustainable packaging solutions.

Beauty Industry Leaders Partner with EcoVadis to Launch Responsible Beauty Initiative
Beauty Industry Leaders Partner with EcoVadis to Launch Responsible Beauty Initiative

SUPPLY CHAIN - In an effort to accelerate improvement on ethical social and environmental performance throughout the beauty supply chain, Clarins, Coty, Groupe Rocher, L’Oréal and EcoVadis have launched the Responsible Beauty Initiative (RBI).

Unilever Enters Natural Beauty Space with Launch of ApotheCARE Essentials
Unilever Enters Natural Beauty Space with Launch of ApotheCARE Essentials

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - After recently receiving straight A’s on CDP’s A-List for its approach to climate change, water and deforestation, consumer goods giant Unilever is making moves to expand its portfolio of natural care hair and skincare offerings. The new line of products will target the growing number of consumers seeking more natural, responsible personal care products.

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Clarins Fragrance Group Embarks on 'Responsible Alcohol' Mission
Clarins Fragrance Group Embarks on 'Responsible Alcohol' Mission

COLLABORATION - In an unprecedented move, Clarins Fragrance Group is blazing new transparency trails, with brands MUGLER and AZZARO committing to produce perfume alcohol in a way that meets rigorous environmental and social requirements under a groundbreaking “made in France” program. The key aim of the “responsible alcohol” project is to promote biodiversity in agricultural practices. Other benefits of the program include local production, which will create a short circuit between harvest and transformation sites.

The Body Shop Finds New Home in Purpose-Driven Cosmetics Giant, Natura
The Body Shop Finds New Home in Purpose-Driven Cosmetics Giant, Natura

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Earlier this week, French beauty giant L’Oréal announced that it has concluded the sale of The Body Shop to Brazilian sustainable personal care group Natura Cosmeticos.

L'Oréal’s Holistic Sustainability Approach Bringing It Closer to ‘Sharing Beauty with All’
L'Oréal’s Holistic Sustainability Approach Bringing It Closer to ‘Sharing Beauty with All’

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - News Deeply, in partnership with Sustainable Brands, has produced a series of profiles looking at how brands are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. The goal is to examine trends and gather insights from a new wave of corporate citizenship – in an era when the private sector is increasingly expected to play a positive role in improving our lives and societies. This is the 12th article in the series.

P&G Latest CPG Company to Disclose Fragrance Ingredients as Part of Transparency Push
P&G Latest CPG Company to Disclose Fragrance Ingredients as Part of Transparency Push

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - As consumer demand for product transparency grows, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to disclose information about the ingredients that go into to their products. Following this call to action, Procter & Gamble (P&G) has unveiled plans to list all fragrance ingredients down to 0.01 percent for its entire product portfolio in the US and Canada by the end of 2019.

Trending: Diapers, Railway Ties Help Drive Forward the Circular Agenda
Trending: Diapers, Railway Ties Help Drive Forward the Circular Agenda

WASTE NOT - What do diapers and railway ties have in common? They’re two of the latest products to receive the circular treatment, helping businesses reimagine waste streams as resources and driving the economy towards a more sustainable, circular model.

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BASF Spurs Production of Sustainable Palm Oil Products
BASF Spurs Production of Sustainable Palm Oil Products

PRESS RELEASE - BASF further strengthens its operations network for certified palm products: Meanwhile the company manufactures certified ingredients at 20 locations around the world for the cosmetic, detergent and cleaning agent industries. This production network also includes the BASF factories at Gebze (Turkey) and Dahej (India): they have now received the Supply Chain Certificate of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) as BASF announced on the occasion of the RSPO’s fifth annual European Roundtable in London. Present in all key regions

CVS Health Nixes Harmful Chemicals from Beauty, Personal Care Products
CVS Health Nixes Harmful Chemicals from Beauty, Personal Care Products

WALKING THE TALK - Following the announcement of its new store renovation initiative, CVS Pharmacy has revealed that it will be eliminating parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors in nearly 600 beauty and personal care products in its CVS Health, Beauty 360, Essence of Beauty and Blade lines. CVS Pharmacy will stop shipping store brand products that don’t meet these standards to distribution centers by the end of 2019.

CVS Health Redesigns Stores to Further Improve Health of Its Offerings
CVS Health Redesigns Stores to Further Improve Health of Its Offerings

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - CVS Health announced this week it is harnessing the power of design to activate its purpose. The national drugstore chain is rolling out a new store renovation project that builds on its mission to help people on their path to better health.

Garnier, DoSomething.org Aim to Divert 10M Personal Care Empties from Landfill
Garnier, DoSomething.org Aim to Divert 10M Personal Care Empties from Landfill

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Nearly half of Americans do not recycle their beauty and personal care products, accounting for a significant amount of landfill waste. Garnier and DoSomething.org are hoping to change that with their new Rinse, Recycle, Repeat campaign and college campus competition, which aims to educate consumers about the importance of recycling beauty product empties.

Repurposed Soaps Save Lives & Create Shared Value
Repurposed Soaps Save Lives & Create Shared Value

PRESS RELEASE - We’ve all done it, more times than we care to admit.  We stay in a hotel while traveling, barely use the brand new bars of soap placed in our rooms, and then mindlessly toss them in the trash upon our departure.  Now, there's a better way.  53 Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts and Sealed Air cooperate on Soap For Hope™ in which hotel soaps are recycled, converting them into free hygiene to better the lives of citizens  and communities in need around the world.  

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NooTrees: Fighting Deforestation 'One Loo at a Time'
NooTrees: Fighting Deforestation 'One Loo at a Time'

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - There are about 3 trillion trees left on earth, or roughly 400 trees per person. Seems like a lot, but what if we told you that since the advent of human civilisation, half of all trees have been cut down, or that 15 billion trees are lost each year?

Organic Standards Board Cracking Down on Next-Generation GMOs
Organic Standards Board Cracking Down on Next-Generation GMOs

MARKETING AND COMMS - The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) has voted unanimously to update U.S. organic standards to exclude ingredients derived from next-generation genetic engineering and gene editing.

Laces and Hair: Activating Purpose Through Slow Beauty in Brazil
Laces and Hair: Activating Purpose Through Slow Beauty in Brazil

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Following a five-year search for more sustainable and healthy hair care solutions, this month Cris Dios, cosmetologist and co-founder of Laces and Hair, recently launched Brazil’s first range of 100 percent natural hair colour solutions. As well as nourishing hair fibres without fading them, they are an excellent solution for people who suffer allergic reactions to products containing chemicals.

Quantis releases on top sustainability issues and challenges in the cosmetics and personal care industry
Quantis releases on top sustainability issues and challenges in the cosmetics and personal care industry

PRESS RELEASE - Report released on top sustainability issues and challenges in the cosmetics and personal care industry   Valuable insight on environmental and sustainability priorities that looks at how beauty companies are deploying initiatives to drive change in a resource-constrained world   

What the Personal Beauty Industry Can Teach Us About Men’s Diets
What the Personal Beauty Industry Can Teach Us About Men’s Diets

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - As a teenager growing up in England in the 1990s, so-called lads’ mags were all the rage. Back then, these kinds of magazines ruled the newsstands, promulgating a kind of macho boyhood that was rough and rowdy. They set a cultural expectation for young English men that rolled well into the 2000s. And then, one by one, those magazines went out of business as readers moved online and their media preferences changed. Other things in British men’s lives have changed, too.

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BASF is the Largest Provider of Ingredients for Natural Cosmetics
BASF is the Largest Provider of Ingredients for Natural Cosmetics

PRESS RELEASE - The COSMOS standard (COSMetic Organic Standard) is one of the most important international standards for natural cosmetics. Until now, the standards of the national cosmetics associations in Europe also applied – above all BDIH (Germany) and Ecocert (France). When they are replaced by the uniform COSMOS standard starting in January 2017, BASF will be ready for the change: more than a 100 of the ingredients developed by BASF for cosmetic and body care products have already been registered with COSMOS. About half of the products also have a certificate of the international natural and organic cosmetics association NATRUE – including the ultra-light emollient Cetiol® Ultimate and the emulsifier Emulgade® Sucro Plus.

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