Food Industry: Biodiversity Rising on Sustainability Agenda

Biodiversity is rising on the sustainability agenda. More food companies are expected to add biodiversity and nature-positive production into their sustainability plans, whilst new eco-labels are likely to be introduced. At the recent UN Biodiversity conference (COP15) in Montreal, 196 countries signed a historic deal to halt and reverse biodiversity loss, including the protection of […]

Cosmetic Innovations for Sustainability

Sustainability is encouraging innovation in the cosmetics industry. Many new products are being launched to meet consumer demand for green products. Waterless cosmetics has taken off because of this trend. Brands are launching shampoo bars, solid moisturisers, cream bars, sheet masks & related products. Waterless products have a lower environmental footprint as they have less […]

Sustainable Food Predictions 2023

Ecovia Intelligence gives its predictions for the year ahead. The previous year (2022) marked the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as geopolitical conflict which has led to high energy costs and food inflation. Although the repercussions will continue to be felt in 2023, the outlook for sustainable foods remains positive… > Sustainability schemes […]

Regenerative Agriculture: Call For Standards

Regenerative agriculture is gaining much interest in the food industry. It is receiving attention because of its sustainability benefits, however there are concerns about the growing number of schemes and marketing. Agriculture generates about 25% of greenhouse gases, whilst conventional farming methods have caused biodiversity loss and soil erosion. Regenerative agriculture is mooted for its […]

Cosmetics Industry Going Circular

Circularity is taking off in the cosmetics industry, with many new launches involving sustainable products, ingredients, and packaging. Such developments are helping the industry make the transition to a circular economy, however there are concerns about customer behaviour. Many new product launches involve waterless cosmetics. Brands are launching shampoo bars, solid moisturisers, sheet masks & related products. […]