Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Brazil
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Industry buzz

Clariant to offer certified sustainable palm-based materials

Clariant’s plant in Gendorf, Germany, has obtained the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Mass Balance supply chain certification. The supplier of specialty chemicals will therefore be able to meet the increasing demand for sustainable certified palm-based ingredients from customers in the personal care and home care sectors.

Hariolf Kottmann, CEO Clariant (Courtesy of Clariant)

Hariolf Kottmann, CEO Clariant (Courtesy of Clariant)

Gendorf is the first of Clariant’s plants to be RSPO certified and the company thus progresses its target to continuously increase the offer of certified palm based products and to have all relevant production sites certified by 2016.

The use of certified renewable raw materials like palm-based oleochemicals in our products and processes is an important element in integrating sustainability into our operations and attaining our goals of sustainability leadership and value creation for our customers,” said Hariolf Kottmann, CEO Clariant. “Sustainability and innovation are pillars of Clariant’s business strategy and sustainable raw materials are significant for the development of innovative, future-oriented products.

Clariant uses olechemicals derived from palm-based oils in its surfactants, emulsifiers and preservatives for personal care and home care products. “RSPO certification will provide assurance to our customers and consumers that products coming from these plants derive from sustainable palm oil. We are proud to be a forerunner within our industry in following this path and in working together with our supply chain toward transparency and a responsible and sustainable use and sourcing of renewable raw materials,” comments Michael Willome, Global Head of Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties.

© 2014 - Brazil Beauty News -

latest news
Thermolat: Symrise's new warming ingredient

Thermolat: Symrise’s new warming ingredient

Symrise’s new sensory ingredient creates a feeling like gentle warm sunshine on the skin. Thermolat was developed for use in creams, gels and balms to provide pleasant, relaxing and long-lasting effects without feelings of stinging or burning. According to the cosmetic ingredients supplier, 71% of consumers would like to feel an (...)

read more
Experts’ views
Global beauty trends 2018

Global beauty trends 2018

Mintel has announced four trends set to impact the global beauty and personal care market over the coming year. In 2018: Biotechnology, together with a resurgence of local wisdom, will help brands face up to the challenges created by environmental issues. As consumers across the world are creating their own definitions of (...)

read more