New Sustainable Product
Keracol Dr. Craft (UK) received top prize for its hair care products made using blackcurrant pulp. Launched in June 2018, the sustainable hair care range is made from leftovers from the production of blackcurrant drinks.
Ashland (USA) was the winner with Cb2 skin biofunctional. Launched in April, the
material is a patchouli-derived skin cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) activator. The patchouli has been sourced from sustainable farms in Colombia.
The winner was Henkel (Germany) with its social plastic initiative. It has partnered with Plastic Bank to collect plastic waste from waterways to use in the packaging of its personal care & home care products.
AAK Personal Care (Sweden) received top prize for shea nut sustainable sourcing. Its Kolo Nafaso program is having a positive impact on over 230,000 women shea collectors in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Ivory Coast.
Hair O'right International (Taiwan) was the winner. The company has undertaken a number of green initiatives, such as carbon-neutral production, sustainable packaging, using food byproducts as raw materials and developing certified hair care products.