Procter & Gamble has set ambitious sustainability goals for its Thai manufacturing base, according to a report published by The Nation, that will see the plant recycle 100 percent of energy, use renewable resources for 100 percent of packaging and production and produce zero waste in the future.
Big name beauty companies are bending their non-animal testing stance in order to sell on the Chinese market, due to country laws requiring mandatory animal testing on imported cosmetics, according to a report by CNBC.
Personal care powerhouse Unilever has announced a joint partnership with Mastercard that will see the two companies work together on a range of initiatives to empower small and micro businesses in emerging markets.
Direct sales giant Mary Kay China has dedicated its time to creating a sustainable supply chain, according to a report by Shanghai Daily.com.
L’Oréal Thailand has cut the ribbon on its first LEED Silver certified distribution center, according to a report published by The Nation. The new center will also lend the French beauty giant considerable heft, allowing it to retain its market leadership position and grow at twice the rate of the local beauty market.
Kao has issued a statement warning consumers over counterfeit products that have been found in retail spaces in North America.
Oriflame India is sponsoring the education of some 1,000 girls, according to a report published by India Live Today.
PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo has issued a statement in response to a new regulation issued by China's Food and Drug Administration's (CFDA), which allows certain new cosmetics to undergo a simplified registration process with the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, potentially allowing them to bypass the CFDA's requirements for tests on animals.
New Zealand will ban the sale of cosmetics containing microbeads from July 2018, according to a report published by the New Zealand Herald.
Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser and Colgate Palmolive have come under fire for using palm oil that may have been produced by children as young as eight.