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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.

in 2016, there are four editions of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit. The Latin American edition will be hosted in São Paulo (14-15 Sep), the European edition in Paris (24-26 Oct), and the Asia-Pacific edition in Hong Kong (14-15 Nov). The next North American edition will take place in New York in May 2017. To receive regular updates, please contact us

Each Sustainable Cosmetics Summit brings together key stake-holders in the beauty industry, including cosmetic manufacturers, ingredient & raw material suppliers, retailers & distributors, industry organizations & 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 organized by Organic Monitor, a London-based specialist research, consulting & training company that focuses on the global sustainable 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 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 North American edition comprised a 2-day conference program with five dedicated sessions followed by an interactive workshop...

Session One: Sustainability Metrics

Session Two: Green Formulations

Session Three: Marketing Innovations

Session Four: Ethical Labels Update

Session Five: Food and Cosmetics Convergence

Workshop: Formulating Functional Green Personal Care Products

The summit materials (including conference papers 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.

To request more information on upcoming editions, please contact us


Organized by:

Organic Monitor

Powered by:

Heinz Glas
Croda Ashland
J. Rettenmaier USA
AAK Natural Plant Products

Supporting Organizations:

QAI Cosmebio
NSF Ecocert group

Media Partners:

Euro Cosmetics HPC
Premium Beauty News Happi
Cosmetics Design World Press Online