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AAK Honored with Sustainability Pioneer Award


Find out about its sustainable sourcing efforts at stand 421.

AAK’s work in West Africa to promote sustainable sourcing of shea through the Kolo Nafaso direct sourcing program was honored with a 2017 Sustainable Beauty Award.  The company’s direct sourcing program functions in Burkina Faso and Ghana, providing more than 115,000 local women who collect shea with access to pre-financing, education and logistical support. AAK (stand 421) leads the way in developing sustainable, innovative, and technologically advanced shea-based ingredients for the beauty industry, opening up new opportunities for both cosmetic formulators and the women in West Africa who rely on shea for an income. 

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