19-20 JANUARY 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, USA
This new masterclass gave an update on the growing palette of green ingredients
personal care and home care
product formulations. Details were given of new green materials, their
use in product formulations, as well as related certification schemes
and environmental impacts.
The masterclass comprised
ingredients, followed by
on green surfactants & emulsifiers, and environmental impacts. The
designed for product developers, formulators, ingredient suppliers,
certification agencies and industry organizations.
Seminars: Advances in
Details were given on popular green certification & labeling schemes
natural and organic
& home care products
in North America. An overview was given on important developments in Europe / other regions. The
technical issues of adopting popular standards will be covered, as well
as case studies from successful brands that have taken the certification
The use of green ingredients, such as bio-based surfactants, natural
fragrances, and novel chemicals was discussed. Insights were given into the
green consumer: what do they look for in natural
personal care / home care products? What are the marketing implications
Surfactants & Emulsifiers
A growing number of companies are looking to replace conventional
surfactants and emulsifiers in product formulations.
workshop gave details on the growing range of such green chemicals, and
their practical use. What synthetic chemicals should be avoided in
personal care formulations? How do green alternatives compare in terms
of performance and costs? What are the formulation issues when using
green surfactants and emulsifiers? Practical advice and guidance
was given to companies looking to use these green chemicals.
Reducing Environmental Impacts
This interactive workshop is a practical guide for companies looking to
lower their environmental impacts. An introduction is given to this
important area of sustainability, followed by popular measurement
approaches. The use of life-cycle analysis will be discussed, and how
data on carbon, water and energy footprints can be obtained. With the
use of case studies, companies will get a clearer idea on how to put
footprint data to practical use.
Reasons to Attend
The Masterclass addresses the following questions:
occurring in green
are the certification & labeling schemes for natural personal / home
sustainability issues associated with fragrances?
do green materials compare with synthetic emulsifiers & surfactants?
are the complexities involved in measuring environmental impacts?
can ecodesign and sustainable materials reduce packaging impacts?
is the future outlook
for green surfactants?
> What are the technical hurdles when developing certified
do consumers look for in natural personal / home care products?
> How can brands
target the ethical
consumer more effectively?
The masterclass pack is now available, with
full seminars and
workshop slides, for USD
349. To place an order, please email us