What’s on the outside is just as important as the inside. That’s the message that more and more consumers are sending to the mass-market beauty industry. They applaud manufacturer efforts to clean up formulas, eliminating potentially toxic ingredients. Now the focus shifts to packaging with a clarion call for sustainability. The personal care/beauty category is among one of the most serious packing-waste offenders, according to many industry officials. Consumers tend to recycle grocery containers, but toss shampoos and other personal care items in their garbage bins. Even if they do recycle, many of the products have decorations on them that must be scrubbed off to be accepted at recycling centers.
Regenerative agriculture is gaining traction as a solution for meeting carbon goals, sourcing resiliency and consumer demands.
The circular economy stresses the importance of reusable and transformative products, but can it succeed without a behavioral change? Read this to find out.
Flowserve is committed to our purpose of making the world better, together. We will continue to adapt, innovate and deliver for current and future generations by addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas through our sustainability program. Our sustainability program has three key objectives – valuing our people, protecting the planet and promoting operational excellence. These three objectives serve as our guide as we reduce our environmental footprint and advance technologies that support energy transition, build a safe and inclusive culture for our associates, contribute to our communities, and maintain strong governance practices and drive efficient business processes.
Growing concern over the environment and social issues has influenced companies in all sectors to reassess their level of sustainability as well as their corporate social responsibilities (CSR). During a time that is more accepting of diversity and inclusiveness in the workforces, it is imperative that businesses continue to develop their strategies to support their personnel. Inspired by the UK Mental Health Awareness week, let’s take a look at how Chandos Construction tackles some pressing social issues through its procurement strategy and how the company is supporting other organisations.