The Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will be hosted in Hong Kong on 14-15th November 2016. This fifth edition will discuss the future of ethical labels, green ingredients, sustainable packaging, and marketing developments. Click here to to get the summit agenda.
The number of ethical labels is mushrooming in the cosmetics industry. Natural and organic are the most established, however new ones are emerging that represent some ethical, health and / or environmental aspects: Halal, Non-GMO, Fairtrade, Vegan, Gluten-free, etc. A dedicated workshop will discuss recent developments, adoption issues, as well as give future projections. What labels are showing most growth, and what are the opportunities for Asian brands? More details
Since 2009, the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit has been encouraging sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holders and debating major issues. Other editions in this international series will be hosted in Europe (24-26 Oct), North America (May 2017) and Latin America (Sep 2017).
The previous Asia-Pacific edition tackled some of the major marketing & technical issues associated with green cosmetics. Major themes were natural ingredients, marketing best-practices and sustainability initiatives. Two workshops covered preservative alternatives to parabens, and reducing environmental impacts. View the summit pics here
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