Beiersdorf, Evonik and WWF extend commitment on sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

Beiersdorf, Evonik and WWF extend commitment on sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

German specialty chemicals firm Evonik, Beiersdorf’s supplier of palm (kernel) oil derivates, had also joined the commitment. Beiersdorf had been working with WWF since 2018 in the western Indonesian province Kapuas Hulu District where it had founded a smallholders’ association ‘Mitra Bersama’ to spearhead plans for RSPO certification. The latest four-year extended commitment between Beiersdorf, … Read more

How halal beauty consumer trends are shifting

Muslim consumers today are not only better informed about beauty products, but they are also spurring demand for multifunctional skincare and makeup that cater to their unique needs and identities. Speaking at Cosmoprof Asia 2022 held in Singapore from 16 to 18 November, Héloise Lefebvre du Prey, South East Asia Project Manager at Asia Cosme … Read more

D2C ‘best strategy’ but firms must clear tricky hurdles

Indonesia boasts the largest population in the South East Asian region with over 268m people, making it also the fourth-largest population in the world. While the size of the market can be daunting, cross-border shipping has lowered the barriers to entry for cosmetics companies. “The best strategy to penetrate the huge Indonesia market is going … Read more