Sustainability Hub Index

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Environmental Impacts of Production and the Supply Chain

Material Sourcing

1. Impact on Climate

- COP 26 and the Road to Net Zero

2. Impact on Water

3. Impact on Biodiversity

- Bio-sourced Materials

Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS)

- What is a Natural Ingredient?

4. Certified Responsibly Sourced Materials

- Palm Oil

- Mica

- Cocoa Butter

- Soya

5. Packaging Material Sources

6. Labelling and Communication, ‘Free From’ Claims

Resource Efficiency

1. Throughout the Supply Chain

2. Product Manufacture

3. Transportation and Logistics

4. E-commerce

Green Chemistry

Measurement of Improvement, Evaluating and Reporting

1. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Waste & End-of-Life Fate

The Importance of Packaging

Environmental Fate of Ingredients

1. Single-use Plastic

Sustainable Packaging Design Principles

1. Recyclability

2. Life Cycle Analysis

3. Material Selection (Polymers, Glass, Metal, Board, Laminates)

4. Decoration

5. Pack Optimisation

6. Pack Simplicity

Single-use Plastic

Hierarchy of Waste

1. Prevent

2. Reduce

3. Re-use and Refillables

4. Recover and Recycle

Recycled Content

UK Plastic Packaging Tax

Bio-sourcing, Biodegradability and Compostability

Labelling and Communication for Responsible Disposal


Consumer Wellbeing


Ethical Principles for Workers Throughout the Supply Chain

Diversity and Inclusivity

Wellbeing for Consumers

Societal and Community Impact

Claims, Advertising & Communication with Consumers

Measurement of Improvement, Evaluating and Reporting