Posts by Anne Himeno

Collaboration and traceability key topics at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

By Anne Himeno | November 23, 2017

Recently ChainPoint participated as a speaker at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Paris. We were very pleased to see that this year included an entire half-day session dedicated to sustainable...

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ChainPoint awarded silver status by EcoVadis

By Anne Himeno | October 30, 2017

This week ChainPoint received the news that we were awarded the silver status by EcoVadis in a recent review. EcoVadis reviews suppliers based on corporate social responsibility (or CSR).  This...

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Supply chains: the bigger picture

By Anne Himeno | April 25, 2017

When looking at supply chains, it’s always good to keep in mind what the underlying impact of a chain might be. There are, of course, countless supply chains that deliver our daily needs, each...

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7 key take-aways from the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Paris

By Anne Himeno | November 09, 2016

ChainPoint recently had the opportunity to present at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit held by Organic Monitor in Paris. The topic of our presentation was: “Using information technology to make...

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How information technology can help create responsible and sustainable cosmetics supply chains

By Anne Himeno | October 25, 2016

The number of issues that are present in today’s cosmetics and personal care supply chains are many. Think of securing sufficient and sustainable supply, fighting fraud, compliance with laws and...

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Sustainable cosmetics: Mica, a mineral with a dark glow

By Anne Himeno | October 06, 2016

Ingredients for cosmetics sometimes come from the strangest places. The mineral above is Mica, a natural mineral used in blusher, eyeliner, eye shadow, mascara, lipstick, foundation but also found...

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Why we should care about sustainable cosmetics!

By Anne Himeno | September 07, 2016

Producers of cosmetics and personal care products are under growing pressure. Less raw material availability, unsustainable production, dependence on oil, rising costs, increasing health concerns...

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