Sustainable Beauty Days 2022

For us, sustainable beauty is not a trend, but a responsibility along the entire value chain. We are committed to working in close cooperation with our customers and partners to ensure a safe and healthy planet for future generations. That is why we warmly invite you to take part in our Sustainable Beauty Days – to broaden perspectives, engage in dialogue, and identify new pathways to jointly shape the personal care industry in an even more sustainable way.

Join us on November 21-23 for our sustainability journey!

Interactive live broadcasts

For our Sustainable Beauty Days, we have taken an “outside-in” approach and invited scientists, thought leaders, and industry experts to join our BASF specialists in exciting talks and panel discussions on a variety of sustainable beauty topics. Here’s what you can expect!

You missed our virtual events? No problem, our recordings are online – check it out.

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BASF’s Sustainable Beauty Days: Tomorrow & Beyond – The Future of Sustainability

What could the future of sustainability look like? Which new trends, challenges and opportunities are emerging, which current ones will continue to drive us? And what can we learn from other industries?

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BASF’s Sustainable Beauty Days: Challenge Accepted – Tackling the Climate Crisis

Climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges of our times, and we recognize the responsibility we have to address it head-on. At BASF, we are on a mission – with strong partners at our side – to find solutions for reducing emissions along the value chain and to increase transparency of our own environmental impact.

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BASF’s Sustainable Beauty Days: Exploring Sustainable Alternatives – Innovating in Biopolymers

On the way to sustainable beauty, biopolymers play an important role. The search for natural and renewable alternatives without compromising product performance presents R&D experts with a challenging task. With the introduction of our new Verdessence™ biopolymer product line, we have already made significant progress.

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BASF’s Sustainable Beauty Days: Circular Beauty in Botanical Supply Chains

If we want to preserve a world that is still worth living in tomorrow, we must be mindful of its resources. That is why the personal care industry is striving for circularity. Upcycling and the reuse of by-products are important drivers. At BASF, we use these technologies to improve the resource efficiency of our botanical supply chains.

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BASF’s Sustainable Beauty Days: Palm Dialog 2022

Palm and palm kernel oil remain two of the most important raw materials for personal care and many other industries. Much has already been achieved on the road to sustainable palm, but global deforestation continues at high levels. The upcoming EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains aims to curb deforestation and forest degradation caused by EU consumption and production.

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Learn more about our sustainability initiatives and programs

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Care 360° – Solutions for Sustainable Life

Our global, cross-business and holistic approach to cover all topics relevant to the future of our markets and industries: sustainability, digitalization, innovation and new approaches to working together.

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Energy and Climate protection

Climate change is one of the most urgent challenges facing society. For BASF, climate protection is a key task and an essential part of our strategy.

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Responsibly Active

Plants are at the core of our business and biodiversity is our reservoir to innovate. That is why we launched our new Responsibly Active program. Find out how we care for natural resources, people and climate along our bioactive ingredients value chain.

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Verdessence™

With our new Verdessence™ product line, we offer you biopolymer solutions for personal care, in line with the latest trends and designed to help you create even the most demanding cosmetic applications.

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Sustainable castor bean program

Together with our partners, we have launched the project "Pragati" (Hindi for progress) to improve working conditions, create awareness for sustainable castor bean farming, and increase yields through more efficient farming practices. It is the first sustainable castor bean program worldwide.

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Palm-Dialog

BASF wants to ensure that its renewable-based products are made from sustainably sourced raw materials.

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Certified sustainable coconut oil

We are the first chemical company to offer certified sustainable personal care ingredients based on coconut oil. Our BASF production site in Cassina Rizzardi, Italy, was certified according to the Rainforest Alliance certification scheme. Learn more about this important feedstock.

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