Unilever-owned Sunlight has partnered with energy services platform Bboxx in a bit to up the availability of clean energy in Kenya, bringing green power to some one million people over the next three years, according to a report published by Edie.
Procter & Gamble South Africa has teamed up with Pick N Pay to launch the new initiative Forests for Good.
Beiersdorf has reported ‘impactful progress’ for projects that are currently underway in the West African countries of Burkina Faso and Ghana to empower women in the shea supply chain.
While most companies pay at least lip service to sustainability, even as planet-friendly has become essential for CPG success, there are those continuing to resist – and that resistance comes in one of two forms: either everything goes suspiciously quiet or, worse, companies shout loudly but their claims don’t stand up to scrutiny.
Throughout 2020, there was much talk of ‘building back better’ and we expected our post-pandemic world to be a green, eco-friendly utopia. However, as 2021 bought renewed lockdowns and restrictions, has our ‘happy ever after’ transpired? Certainly, sustainable beauty is evolving, new targets have been set and we are asking more. We want products with soul and that comes hand in hand with planet-friendly.
Avon has split a R600,000 donation between seven South African organisations working with survivors of gender-based violence, according to a report published by Caj News Africa.
Global Shea Alliances launches Shea More Love campaign to raise awareness of sustainable parkland initiative
The Global Shea Alliance (GSA) has announced the launch of its Shea More Love campaign, which has been created to raise awareness about the Action for Shea Parklands (ASP) sustainability initiative.
PZ Cussons-owned antiseptic brand, Camel, has launched the second tranche of its current CSR program, Because We Care, according to a report published by Peace FM.
The Global Shea Alliance is set to implement a pilot project of Resilient Shea Agroforestry Farm Model (RSAFM) in Nigeria.
YSL Beauty has reconfirmed its commitment to regenerative agriculture and ecosystem restoration in the Ourika Valley, home of its Ourika Community Gardens in Morocco.