P&G and World Resources Institute Water Program publish water goal method
Procter & Gamble and the World Resources Institute have published the method they created together in order for the US FMCG manufacturer to set its water positive goals.
The Estee Lauder Companies appoints first Chief Sustainability Officer
The Estee Lauder Companies has named its first Chief Sustainability Officer. Nancy Mahon, former SVP, Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability has stepped into the new role.
Sephora announces national collection program Beauty (Re)Purposed
Aiming to reduce the amount of packaging going to landfill, Sephora has announced a new nationwide empties program in the U.S. named Beauty (Re)Purposed, according to a report by Glossy.
US States lining up to ban PFAS
Several US states are considering ushering in a ban on the use of so-called ‘forever chemicals’ in cosmetics, according to a report published by the Associated Press.
Carbonwave closes US$5 million funding round
Carbonwave has announced an initial closing of its US$5 million Series A funding round led by Mirova. Viridios Capital, Popular Impact Fund and Katapult Ocean also participated in the round.
L’Oréal Canada launches product impact labelling system
L’Oréal Canada has launched a product impact labelling system, which provides consumers with science-based, transparent information about a product’s environmental and social impact, compared to other L’Oréal products in the same category.
The Body Shop US expands refill program to include make-up products with launch of new lipstick
The Body Shop US has expanded its Refill Revolution program to include make up, with the launch of Peptalk Lipstick, which comes in a refillable case made from 100 percent aluminium.
Coty’s new Gucci fragrance becomes world’s first globally distributed fragrance manufactured using 100 percent carbon-captured alcohol
Coty-owned Gucci has launched a new fragrance named Where My Heart Beats, which is reported to be the first globally distributed fragrance manufactured using alcohol from 100 percent recycled carbon emissions.
Unilever’s emissions rise as demand for deodorants booms in US
Despite its ambitious sustainability agenda, Unilever has reported a 2 percent increase in greenhouse gas emissions thanks to a rising use of personal care products such as deodorant and hairspray in the wake of the pandemic, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Garnier partners with Loop to launch 100 percent upcycled bottle
Garnier has announced that it is launching its Miceller Cleansing Water in a limited edition 100 percent upcycled bottle in partnership with Loop. The sustainably packaged product will be available exclusively at Ulta.