happi magazine: Green Ingredients – A greater focus on sustainability and ethical sourcing.
From answering consumer demand for more natural products to sustainability to ethical sourcing practices, there is a bevy of factors influencing the use of green ingredients.
“When it comes to ingredients, ask for it—and suppliers can do it,” he said in New York last month. “Push them to bring more innovation into their field.”
According to the 2013 Biodiversity Barometer from the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT), 75% of consumers surveyed worldwide are aware of biodiversity, while 48% can give a correct definition of the term.