China declares war on plastics; microbeads to be banned and retailers encouraged to reduce plastic packaging
China has unveiled a five-year plan aimed at promoting more eco-friendly plastics, reducing the amount of plastic used in packaging and upping its recycling and incineration capabilities, according to a report published by Reuters.
Head & Shoulders Philippines launches refill pouches; made with 50 percent less plastic than bottles
Procter & Gamble-owned Head & Shoulders Philippines has launched new refill pouches for its Cool Menthol and Smooth & Silky variants.
Hindustan Unilever (HUL) has debuted its new in-store vending model ‘Smart Fill’ at Mumbai’s Reliance Smart Acme Mall, in a pilot project via a partnership with Reliance Retail.
Watsons has announced that it is strengthening its commitment to climate change with a target to offset 2,250 tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
Kao has released progress reports on its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategy, the Kirei Lifestyle Plan, first announced in April 2019.
AmorePacific has announced a new sustainability agenda, named 2030 A MORE Beautiful Promise. The strategy comprises five goals under two guiding pillars, which are ‘moving forward together with customers and society’ and ‘coexisting responsibly with nature’.
Shiseido has announced company wide organizational restructures, as well as management changes, with a focus on sustainability.
cargo ship named MV X-Press Pearl has sunk off the west coast of Sri Lanka. Carrying 25 tonnes of nitric acid, as well as other chemicals and cosmetics, it is said to be one of the country’s worst marine disasters to date.
Procter & Gamble has launched its Forests for Good initiative in the Philippines, according to a report published by CBN News.
Kao has set new targets for realizing a decarbonized society and is aiming to reduce its CO2 emissions to zero by 2040, and become a carbon negative company by 2050.