Natural, organic & environmental

Reusable cold chain pharma packs 'greener'

The study_used_the_Credo_Cube_reusable_shipperIn a study of the environmental impact of packaging for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products, results showed that reusable packaging is not only greener, but can also be cost-saving.

L’Oréal awarded for commitment to ethical practice

World's most ethical companies by EthisphereLeading beauty company L’Oréal was recognised by international organisation the Ethisphere Institute as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ for 2013. This is the fourth time L’Oréal has made the list.

The Ethisphere Institute is a leading organisation dedicated to the advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, governance, anti-corruption and sustainability. Its ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ recognition highlights companies that outperform industry peers in ethical behavior.

An essential challenge

Tamarind Nott of Rare Scent and Sophia Snyman of Desert Secrets - winners of the NEOi projectWith financial support from the MCA-Namibia Indigenous Natural Products Innovation Fund, the Natural Resources Institute and the University of Greenwich, the Namibian Essential Oil Innovation (NEOi) project initiated a unique competition to encourage locals to generate innovative cosmetics using Namibian myrrh Commiphora wildii essential oil.

Inspired by nature

PCR SavannahWith the increasing demand for natural raw materials in cosmetics, the recent launch of sensiva PA 30 presents a sustainable choice for antimicrobial stabilisation composed of natural and nature-identical ingredients.

More rooibos benefits

rooibos has a strong antiviral activity against rotaviruses that cause serious infectionsSince a housewife first mooted rooibos as a cure for baby’s colic in the late ‘60s, scientists have found increasing evidence to back anecdotal claims about the plant’s health benefits.

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