Sustainability in Our Products and Packaging
When we formulate and manufacture our products, we keep you and our planet in mind. We strive to use ingredients and packaging that are more sustainable, including materials that are recyclable and compostable. Ultimately, our goal is to deliver high-quality products that make your everyday life better, every day. When it comes to the amount of materials that go into our products and packaging, we believe that less is more. We’re always trying to find ways to reduce the overall volume of materials. That way, we can help eliminate any associated footprint and minimize the waste that potentially ends up in landfills.
Advancing Sustainability Industrywide
We’ve been active in a number of industry forums to help improve standards for sustainable packaging and the use of recycled materials.
As a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, we helped to bring standardized recycling labeling instructions to packaging. We’ve also been active participants in efforts by the American Society for Testing and Materials to develop and test biodegradable plastics.
Additionally, we have ongoing partnerships with major retailers in both the U.S. and Europe to promote more sustainable packaging. The work involves sharing data annually to measure it against their indexes assessing sustainability progress and meeting their requirements for sustainable ingredients. Through The Sustainability Consortium, a global nonprofit dedicated to using science to help consumer goods companies make their products better and more sustainable, we’ve provided industry leadership in the development of KPIs for these indexes. We’re involved with in-store promotions highlighting the sustainability of our products as well.
We’ve also played an active role in the Beauty & Personal Care Leadership Group. This organization, established by leading national retailers with a broad-based membership that includes manufacturers, fragrance houses and NGOs, is working to influence the practices of the personal care industry to drive improvements in product sustainability.
Through these and other initiatives, we’ve made good progress, and we will continue to search for innovative ways to further reduce the environmental impact of our products and packaging.