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SGS Ecodesign Expert to Lead Workshop at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit 2014 in Hong Kong
Xavier Vital, SGS’s US-based Global Ecodesign Manager, will lead stakeholders and industry experts in a workshop at this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, 10 November, in Hong Kong.
Sustainable Cosmetics - Reducing Environmental Impact of Cosmetic Products
Looking at the environmental impact of cosmetic products, this workshop will examine the influences of raw materials, production, distribution & logistics, consumption and post-use. Life cycle analysis (LCA) data will also show the typical environmental footprint of cosmetic products.
Through case studies, guidance and practical advice, operators will learn how they can take positive steps to reduce their environmental impacts. During the workshop, Xavier Vital will cover:
- The various ways a cosmetic product influences the environment
- The typical life cycle of a cosmetic product and its environmental impacts
- Typical environmental metrics of cosmetics: LCA data
- Packaging impact of cosmetics
- Practical approaches to reduce environmental impact
Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Venue Information
The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will take place on Monday, 10 November 2014, from 14:00 - 17:30, at the Excelsior Hotel, Hong Kong.
About Sustainable Cosmetics Summit 2014
Focusing on natural ingredients, sustainability metrics and marketing best practices, the summit comprises three sessions and two interactive workshops over two days.
Organized by Organic Monitor, the aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders and debate key issues in a high-level forum.
About SGS Sustainability Services for Cosmetics
In addition to testing, inspection and auditing, SGS provides companies with high added-value ecodesign consultancy (http://www.sgs.com/
Should you require more information, feel free to contact the SGS team.
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