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About the summit

The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holders and debate major issues in a high-level forum. Launched in 2009, the summit now takes place in the major geographic regions of the world.

The 8th European edition of this executive summit was hosted in Paris on 24-26th October 2016. View the summit pics here. The 2016 Sustainable Beauty Awards reception was hosted alongside the summit.

The next (North American) edition will take place in New York City on 4-5th May 2017. This year, there were also editions in Latin America (São Paulo, 14-15 Sep), and the Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong, 14-15 Nov)

Each Sustainable Cosmetics Summit brings together key stake-holders in the beauty industry, including cosmetic manufacturers, 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.

The summit is organised by Organic Monitor, a London-based specialist research, consulting & training company that focuses on the global sustainable product industries. We organise workshops, seminars and sustainability summits at international locations throughout the year. We have been encouraging sustainable development in our specialist industries for over 15 years. Our services portfolio includes research publications, business & technical consulting as well as events like seminars, workshops and sustainability summits. More details


Summit Themes

The European edition comprised four dedicated sessions and a dedicated workshop...

Session One: Sustainability Best-Practices

Session Two: Environmental Impacts

Session Three: Future of Green Materials

Session Four: Sustainability in Packaging

Workshop: Reducing Packaging Impacts

The summit materials (including seminar proceedings and workshop pack) 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


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Ecovia Intelligence

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Supporting Organisations:

ICEA Soil Association Ecocert group
Natrue Cosmebio BDIH

Media Partners:

Euro Cosmetics HPC
Premium Beauty News Cosmetics Design
Organic Market
World Press Online