With continuing uncertainty being created by the coronavirus pandemic, the organiser of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, Ecovia Intelligence, says its next EU edition (2-5 November 2020) will be a digital event.

This virtual edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit promises to “discuss the ramifications of the coronavirus on the cosmetics industry with a green lens”.

Key Sessions are: 

I: Sustainability Update: impacts of COVID-19, sustainability implications of crisis, skin health & human virome, green issues during pandemic, sustainability case study, green packaging, etc.

II: Green Materials: bio-based ingredients, upcycling food ingredients, novel green chemicals, natural ingredients for skin immunity, cannabidiol in personal care products, plant cell technology, clean beauty formulations, etc.

III: Supply Chains: social risks in supply chains, ingredient traceability tools, developing regional networks, novel processing methods, sustainable palm oil outlook, adding social value to ingredients, de-globalising supply networks, etc.

IV: Social Impacts: social value of cosmetics, social justice & corporate activism, changing consumer behaviour, DIY & personalisation beauty, retailing beauty trends, impacts, marketing to post-COVID consumer, emergence of genderless beauty, etc.

Workshop: Sustainability Metrics: a practical approach for cosmetic & personal care brands looking to use sustainability metrics.

More details on the Summit can found at: http://www.sustainablecosmeticssummit.com/

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