Full programme for sustainability conference announced

Croda International has just published the schedule for their first ever Digital Sustainability Conference - Sustainability Requires Positive Impact – which will take place from 9-10 September 2020.

Croda will bring together industry specialists and pioneers to explore sustainability and the ever changing demands of the Personal Care Industry, at the first Digital Sustainability Conference. The diverse and comprehensive agenda will include over 20 presentations with opportunities to ask questions, networking sessions and interactive panel discussions led by experts from across of the industry.

The goal for the conference is to unite sustainability experts to discuss some of the biggest challenges facing the world today and how to effect positive change. This will include topics such as ingredient transparency and ethical sourcing, regulations and certifications, minimising formulation impact and will also showcase new perspectives on the evolving demands of the conscious consumer.

The event is segmented into five knowledge zones, that will be available live at and on-demand: Sustainability at the Core, What’s Trending, Navigating Certifications and Regulations, Formulating Sustainably, Sourcing and Supply Chain. Below is a sneak preview of just some of the exciting topics within the conference zones, from a range of different speakers:

· Sustainable Development Goals - Chris Sayner, Croda

· Environmental Claims and Cosmetic Products - Francesca Rapolla, CTPA

· Designing for Clean Beauty - Stacie Abraham, UL Prospector

· How COSMOS Certification Leads to More Sustainable Practices? - Pauline Raffaitin, Ecocert

· Clean Sunscreens - Helene Hine, Croda

· Panel Discussion: The Future of Sustainability in Personal Care

Chair: Phil Ruxton, Croda,

Speakers: Amarjit Sahota, Ecovia Intelligence; Kate Lewis, USDA; Pauline Raffaitin, Ecocert; Cara Eaton, Croda

All conference speakers have been announced and the complete schedule is now available on Croda's website. All registered attendees will also have access to videos, literature for download and other relevant featured content.

All attendees will have the opportunity to chat with experts on any of the topics through our scheduled networking sessions. 

According to Sandra Breene, President, Croda Personal Care: “The event is a true testament of Croda’s commitment to collaborate and partner with customers, experts and professionals across the personal care industry. As with this Sustainability conference great ideas from Croda people combined with knowledge, expertise and influence from external parties ensure that not only is our product innovation pipeline strong but that collectively we create novel sustainable solutions from which our customers and consumers benefit. It’s back to our Purpose, ‘Smart Science to Improve Lives.’

The event that takes place on 9-10 September and will also be fully available ‘on-demand’, where all registrants will be able to access the interactive platform and content at any time.


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