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About the summit

The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is a series of international summits that focuses on the leading issues the beauty industry faces concerning sustainability and ecological products. The aim of the summit is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holders and debate these major issues in a high-level forum.

The 3rd Asia-Pacific edition of this executive summit was hosted in Hong Kong on 11-13th November 2013. The next edition of this international series will take place in New York on 15-17th May 2014. The Latin American edition will be hosted in São Paulo on 10-12 Sep, the Asia-Pacific edition in Hong Kong on 10-11 Nov, whilst the European edition will take place in Paris on 24-26 Nov. To get regular updates on upcoming editions, please contact us

Each summit brings together key stake-holders in the beauty industry; they include cosmetic brands, ingredient & raw material suppliers, retailers & distributors, industry organisations & certification agencies, researchers & academics, investors, etc. Only the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit brings together senior executives from across the beauty industry on a regular basis at international locations.

Summit Themes

The Asia-Pacific edition (Hong Kong, 11-13 November) comprised a 2-day conference programme with four dedicated sessions followed by two interactive workshops...

Session One: Sustainable Sourcing & Biodiversity

Session Two: Novel Green Ingredients

Session Three: Marketing & Distribution Innovations

Session Four: Regulations & Standards Update

Workshop I: Formulating Natural & Organic Cosmetics

Workshop II: The Power of Social Media & Digital Marketing

The summit materials (including workshop packs and seminar proceedings) are now available for a professional fee. Click here for further details.

Who Should Attend?

The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is devised for key stake-holders in the beauty industry that include:

Each edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit brings together leading organisations involved in sustainability in the beauty industry; including small and large cosmetic companies, ingredient firms, packaging companies, industry associations, certification agencies and NGOs.

To request more information on upcoming editions, please contact us

Organised by:

Organic Monitor

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Gold Sponsor:

Jasmine Skincare

Silver Sponsors:

Inolex Citroleo
Atina Mibelle Group

Supporting Organisations:

Ecocert group HKCTR
UEBT Australian Organic BioGro
Thai Spa Association Natrue Cosmebio
Asean Cosmetics

Media Partners:

happi China
SPC Asia Spa
Herbridge Cosmetics Design
Organic Lifestyle World Press Online
ECO Business