Sustainability Challenges In The Beauty and Cosmetics Industry

Pressures around sustainability risks are intensifying on a global scale for the cosmetics industry. From raw materials such as mica and palm oil, to animal testing, and consumers’ use and disposal of packaging, the cosmetics supply chain has an impact across multiple stakeholders. Procurement and supply chain managers are facing urgent challenges to protect their brands and create new value for their organizations.

Beauty/Cosmetics Industry Leaders Using EcoVadis Ratings

A Collaborative Initiative

Four of these industry leaders - Clarins, Coty, Groupe Rocher and L’Oréal - and EcoVadis have created the Responsible Beauty Initiative which aims to strengthen ethical, social and environmental performance and progress throughout the beauty supply chain.

Example Of Categories Assessed In The Cosmetics Industry


Solving A Challenging Problem

EcoVadis brings a global service solution that breaks through limitations of redundant questionnaires, un-actionable self-assessment data, and expensive site audits

CSR Scorecard

The scorecard shows you the CSR performance of each supplier on 21 CSR indicators grouped in 4 themes (Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement) on a scale of 1 to 100.

CSR Scorecard
Dashboards & Monitoring

Dashboards & Monitoring

Manage your value chain sustainability end-to-end. Identify risks, discover high performers, monitor performance, track progress, manage your coverage, by geography or industry/category.


How EcoVadis Accelerates Procurement Value Creation

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