keyboard_arrow_upPierre Fabre achieves excellence level in its CSR approach
keyboard_arrow_downPierre Fabre achieves excellence level in its CSR approach

The Pierre Fabre Group enlisted independent body Ecocert Environment to assess its CSR approach according to the ISO 26000 standard on sustainable development. From this very first assessment, the company attained Excellence level – the highest maturity level under the Ecocert 26000 baseline reference standard – with a score of 77 percent. Before this no […]

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise focuses on green ingredients at in-cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise focuses on green ingredients at in-cosmetics

Symrise is presenting new cosmetics ingredients at stand E110, at in-cosmetics Global, emphasising its sustainable approach. The Cosmetic Ingredients team will focus on the presentation of SymReboot L19, SymLite G8, three oils from the African continent and SymHair Shape & Color.

keyboard_arrow_upHealing Earth’s Lemon Verbena range reaches new heights
keyboard_arrow_downHealing Earth’s Lemon Verbena range reaches new heights

The cornerstone of the Healing Earth luxury eco-friendly amenities range, the Lemon Verbena & Argan Oil collection has come to be recognised as an icon at discerning five-star destinations across the globe. It’s pure and premium quality coupled with natural earth-, people- and animal-friendly ingredients have led to its rapid international reception, and the collection is now celebrated in prestigious lodges the likes of andBeyond Africa, Elewana Collection, Wilderness Safaris, Mantis Collection, Mala Mala, Royal Malewane, Shamwari and Tintswalo Group (to name just a few) in Africa, the Emerald Collection in Zanzibar, Duniye Spa Group, Hurawalhi Island Resort and Kudadoo Maldives Private Island in the Maldives, and – most recently – an exciting new market in Europe and the US.

keyboard_arrow_upWaste disposal shortcuts add to environmental challenges
keyboard_arrow_downWaste disposal shortcuts add to environmental challenges

Unlike many developed countries that operate within a regenerative system referred to as a circular economy, South Africa only recycles 10 percent of its waste. Due to several factors, our country still employs a predominantly linear or ‘take-make-dispose’ approach. Considering that most waste is destined for landfills, the promotion of responsible disposal practices remains crucial for environmental sustainability.

keyboard_arrow_upNew campaign takes a stand against marine plastic pollution
keyboard_arrow_downNew campaign takes a stand against marine plastic pollution

Plastics|SA has released a series of new radio and television adverts addressing the issue of plastic litter in marine environments.

keyboard_arrow_upBioglitter launched to combat global pollution
keyboard_arrow_downBioglitter launched to combat global pollution

UK-based glitter manufacturer, Ronald Britton has designed a revolutionary product to tackle the problem of plastic pollution caused by glitter. The new eco-friendly Bioglitter is said to degrade naturally in the environment.

keyboard_arrow_upFirmenich recognised as world leader for environmental management
keyboard_arrow_downFirmenich recognised as world leader for environmental management

For the fourth consecutive year, Firmenich is pleased to announce its ranking on CDP’s Supplier Climate A List, among the top two per cent of corporations participating in the program. Adding to its “A List” for Water, this recognition confirms Firmenich’s position as a world leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change, water security and deforestation.

keyboard_arrow_upSisley’s Ecological Compound achieves ‘icon’ status
keyboard_arrow_downSisley’s Ecological Compound achieves ‘icon’ status

Sisley’s product formulas have withstood decades without aging one bit. This is why some of the products launched in Sisley’s early years are still among the brand’s best.

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise again certified as a “Green Company”
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise again certified as a “Green Company”

DQS CFS GmbH, the German Association for Sustainability, has again certified Symrise as a “Green Company.” In explaining its decision, the association stated that the fragrance and flavoring manufacturer satisfied the international requirements of the Global Conformance Program to the utmost. Symrise is therefore allowed to use the “Green Company” label over the next three years.

keyboard_arrow_upBASF spurs production of sustainable palm oil products
keyboard_arrow_downBASF spurs production of sustainable palm oil products

BASF is strengthening its operations network for certified palm products, which it manufactures at 20 locations around the world. These ingredients are used in the cosmetics, detergent and cleaning agent industries. This production network also includes the BASF factories in Gebze (Turkey) and Dahej (India), which have now received Supply Chain Certificates from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).