Some of the pressing sustainability issues facing the cosmetics industry were featured at the European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit. Hosted in Paris on 24-26th October, the summit discussed practical approaches to reduce the environmental impact of cosmetic & personal care products by the use of green ingredients and packaging. The summit materials are now available for a professional fee. More details
What new types of green ingredients are on the horizon? What developments are occurring in sustainable processing & extraction methods? How can companies reduce the packaging impact of their cosmetic & personal care products? What advances are happening in sustainable materials? How can brands close the packaging loop for their products. Such questions were addressed in this eighth European edition. View the summit pics here.
The 2016 Sustainable Beauty Awards was hosted alongside the summit. More details, including winners, are on the website
The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holder and debate major issues in a high level forum. The next edition of this international series will be hosted in North America (4-5 May, New York).
he 2015 European edition was also hosted in Paris. Over 140 senior executives from the beauty industry convened in Paris to discuss sustainability metrics, ethical labels, green formulations, and digital marketing. View the summit pics here
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