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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 7th European edition of this executive summit was hosted in Paris on 21-23 October 2015. View the summit pics here. The inaugural Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit. was hosted alongside the summit.

in 2016, there will be four editions of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit. The North American edition will be hosted in New York (12-14 May), Latin American edition in São Paulo (14-16 Sep), the Asia-Pacific edition in Hong Kong (14-15 Nov) and the European edition in Paris (28-30 Nov). To receive regular updated, 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 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 two pre-conference workshops and a 2-day programme with four dedicated sessions...

Workshop I: Advances in Green Emulsifiers & Surfactants

Workshop II: Reducing Environmental Impacts

Session One: Sustainability Metrics

Session Two: Green Materials Update

Session Three: Ethical Labels Outlook

Session Four: Digital Marketing

The summit materials (including seminar proceedings and workshop packs) 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


Organised by:

Organic Monitor

Powered by:

Active Concepts

Supporting Organisations:

ICEA Soil Association Ecocert group
Natrue Cosmebio BDIH
SFC Eco Control

Media Partners:

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