9 Things to Check out at the 2017 Sustainable Cosmetics Summit


At the upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, held on May 3-5 in New York City, green ingredients, sustainable packaging and natural personal care market trends will be presented to attendees. Among the topics discussed will be…

  • The Novel Green Ingredients: a session that will put the spotlight on green materials for cosmetic and personal care products, including plant-based ingredients, green cosmetic ingredients, marine algae, food by-products and new technologies
  • Biomimicry: Mark Dorfman, biomimicry chemist, will explain how cosmetic innovation can be inspired by plants and animals found in nature
  • Examining the palm-free personal care ingredient trend
  • Case studies of vegan beauty and anti-pollution skin care
  • Legal professional, Angela Diesch, will go over regulatory structure for green marketing and labeling
  • The Sustainable Packaging session will explore the impact packaging has on the environment, how to measure the impact and ways cosmetic and personal care brands can reduce their packaging footprint
  • Nancy Mahon from Estee Lauder Companies will talk about the company’s sustainability efforts
  • CEO of Weleda North America, Robert Keen, will encourage brands on making a social difference
  • Data on the lifecycle of cosmetics and personal care will be presented as will advice on how to use the metrics of this data

Amarjit Sahota, organizer of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit stated, “By focusing on green ingredients and packaging, cosmetic and personal care companies should be able to make greater strides in reducing their environmental impacts.”

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