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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 ninth European edition of this executive summit took place in Paris on 6-8th November 2017. View the summit pics here

The next editions of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will take place in 2018: The North American edition will be hosted in New York (16-18 May), Latin American edition in São Paulo (25-26 June), European edition in Paris (5-7 November), and Asia-Pacific edition in Hong Kong (12-13 November). Click here to get regular updates.

Each edition will bring 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 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards reception was co-hosted alongside the summit. These events are organised by Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor), a London-based specialist research, consulting & training company that focuses on global ethical product industries. We organise workshops, seminars and sustainability summits at international locations throughout the year.

Ecovia Intelligence has been encouraging sustainable development in our specialist industries for almost 20 years. Our services portfolio includes research publications, business & sustainability consulting, technical research, as well as seminars, workshops and sustainability summits. More details


Summit Themes

The European edition comprised four dedicated sessions followed by a training workshop...

Session One: Sustainability Developments

Session Two: Green Formulations

Session Three: Sustainable Sourcing

Session Four: Social Impacts

Workshop: Fragrances and Sustainability

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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Silver Sponsors

Croda Utopies
Formenich Cargill
Roelmi HPC

Supporting Organisations:

ICEA Soil Association Ecocert group
Natrue Cosmebio BDIH
Eco Control FEBEA
Societe Francaise de Cosmetologie

Media Partners:

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