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7 June 2017

L’Occitane joins re100 targeting 100% renewable electricity – a win-win for business and nature

Author: Marie Reynolds, The Climate Group

The L'OCCITANE Group is the latest big name to join The Climate Group and CDP's RE100 campaign, committing to transition to 100% renewables globally, with an interim goal of 80% by 2020...The natural cosmetics company was already aiming to reduce its...

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30 April 2015

Morocco: Argan oil production empowers women socially & economically but risk of exploitation remains

Author: Josephine Moulds, Guardian (UK)

"Argan oil: the cost of the beauty industry's latest wonder ingredient", 28 Apr 2015...

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31 March 2014

Booming demand for shea helps reduce poverty

Author: Christophe Koffi, AFP

…[Growing] demand among Western consumers for the fruit [of the shea tree], known as “women's gold”…is helping improve lives in some of the world's poorest communities…[Shea] butter…is used to make chocolate, as well as in products like margarine and...

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18 October 2013

African women benefiting from Shea butter

Author: Rebecca Moudio, Spy Ghana

The demand for shea butter has risen so much in recent years that African producers have started calling for fair prices for their labour…[A] global producer of edible oils, told The New York Times that “shea [butter] is an important source of revenue...

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1 May 2005

[PDF] rapport complet : « Guide Cosmetox »

Author: Greenpeace

Greenpeace et sa campagne éco-consommation ont décidé de vous proposer ce guide pratique pour que vous puissiez, en toute transparence, vous informer sur la composition de vos parfums et cosmétiques, et sur leurs fabricants. Cette information et votre...

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