L’Oreal to sustainably source cosmetics ingredients from quinoa husk

By Andrew McDougall+, 08-Oct-2015 French cosmetics maker L’Oreal has launched a sustainable quinoa husk sourcing programme in Bolivia with the aim of using the produce as a renewable ingredient in cosmetics applications. Read the full article here read more →

Firmenich awarded for sustainable credentials

Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat, vice president of sustainability partnerships at global flavour firm Firmenich has won “Head of Sustainability” at the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards. At the ceremony held in London last week, Zara Maung, editor of Ethical Corporation magazine who sat on the panel of judges, said the judges wanted to recognise Magarinos-Ruchat as a.. read more →

Press release:2015 UEBT Biodiversity Barometer shows additional efforts needed to reach UN targets on biodiversity awareness

Press release 2015 UEBT Biodiversity Barometer shows additional efforts needed to reach UN targets on biodiversity awareness Montreal, 25 June 2015 – In 2015 an average of 69% respondents in nine countries say they have heard of biodiversity. Additional outreach efforts are needed for the world to reach global targets on biodiversity awareness set under.. read more →

Greater efforts needed to reach cbd 2020 targets on biodiversity awareness

25 June 2015: According to research commissioned by the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT), an average of 69% of respondents in nine countries say they have heard of biodiversity, and additional outreach efforts are needed if the world is to reach global targets on biodiversity awareness set under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)… read more →

Biodiversity: why beauty and food marketers should care

Press announcement Amsterdam, 2 June 2015 Biodiversity: why beauty and food marketers should care Nature is more than ever a source of inspiration for marketers. With the rise of a more conscious consumer, the natural market is increasing. New beauty and food products highlighting natural features are launched every week. At the same time, consumers.. read more →

Brazil adopts new rules on biodiversity based R&D for cosmetics, food and pharmaceuticals

UEBT Press announcement 21 May 2015 Brazil adopts new rules on biodiversity based R&D for cosmetics, food and pharmaceuticals On 20 May, Brazil adopted a new legal framework for biodiversity-based research, development and commercialization. The new rules involve a fundamental shift in how companies can access genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge in Brazil, as.. read more →

Celebrating biodiversity: UEBT/UTZ certified herbal tea hits the shelves

Press announcement 20 May 2015 The first UEBT/UTZ Certified herbal teas go on sale this month in Germany, as the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May. These herbal teas are based on and contribute to local biodiversity, by valuing the variety of plants around the world and promoting sustainable collection.. read more →

Natura tem lucro líquido de R$ 119,6 milhões no 1º trimestre

A Natura, multinacional brasileira de cosméticos e produtos de higiene pessoal e beleza, apresentou nesta quarta-feira seu resultado financeiro referente ao primeiro trimestre de 2015. No período, a empresa apresentou lucro líquido de R$ 119,6 milhões, alta de 2,1% em relação ao mesmo período de 2014. O lucro antes de juros, impostos, depreciação e amortização.. read more →

Beauty, Health and Food companies to review practices as new regulations for biodiversity-based R&D enter into force

With new regulations on biodiversity-based R&D being adopted in Europe and other countries around the world, companies innovating with natural ingredients need to review their practices to ensure compliance. Nature is a valuable source of innovation for beauty, health and food companies. It provides unique and distinguishable products, which consumers continue to demand. The ability.. read more →

Cilione SRL is approved as UEBT trading member

On April 8th 2015 Cilione SRL was officially approved as a trading member of the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT). Read more on Cilione here read more →