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About the summit

The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is 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 North American edition was hosted in New York City on 16-18th May. View the summit pics here

Upcoming editions will be hosted in Europe (5-7 November, Paris) and the Asia-Pacific (12-13 November, Hong Kong). The Latin American edition took place in São Paulo on 25-27 June, whilst the next North American edition will be hosted in New York on 8-10 May 2019. Click here to get regular updates.

The summit is organized by Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor), a London-based specialist research, consulting & training company that focuses on global ethical product industries. We organize workshops, seminars and sustainability summits at international locations throughout the year. We have been encouraging sustainable development in our specialist industries for 17 years. More details

The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is a climate-neutral event. The carbon footprint of the summit was determined by calculating carbon and greenhouse gases. In partnership with South Pole, these emissions were offset.


Summit Themes

The North American edition comprised a 2-day conference program with four dedicated sessions preceded by a training workshop...

Session One: Sustainability Update

Session Two: Green Materials

Session Three: Sustainable Sourcing

Session Four: Marketing & Distribution Developments

Workshop: Openings in Global Natural & Organic Cosmetics Market

The summit materials (including presentations 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 organizations involved in sustainability in the beauty industry; including small and large cosmetic companies, ingredient firms, packaging companies, industry associations, certification agencies and NGOs. Only the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit brings together senior executives from across the beauty industry on a regular basis at international locations.

To request more information on upcoming editions, please contact us


Organized by:

Ecovia Intelligence

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Gold Sponsors:

Croda Heinz Glas

Silver Sponsors:

Bio ForXtra

Supporting Organizations:

Ecocert group ICMAD

Media Partners:

Euro Cosmetics HPC
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Cosmetics Design World Press Online