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Today we're going to be taking an in-depth look at the cosmetics and personal care industry in the context of corporate social responsibility. What is that industry doing to be environmentally sustainable and increase diversity in its companies, customer base, and images of beauty?

Jul 7, 2022

Industry executives from Europe and beyond gathered June 7-8, in Madrid, Spain, for the annual meeting of the Association of the European Self-Care Industry (AESGP), its first annual meeting since 2019. Under the theme “supporting innovation in self-care during times of uncertainty,” speakers focused on the European context of environmental sustainability, trends shaping the future of the consumer healthcare business, and the outlook for changes to the EU’s pharmaceutical framework, among other topics.

Jun 9, 2022

In late 2021, the Global Self-Care Federation launched the Charter for Environmentally Sustainable Self-Care, the first industry-wide climate action resolution issued by the consumer health sector.

Apr 25, 2022

On this episode of CHPA Chat, we're talking about the booming business of dietary supplements, especially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But class action lawsuits are also on the rise. In today's episode, we're discussing this real risk to companies and what they can do to get ready.

Apr 18, 2022

As global climate change becomes a greater focus of policymakers, healthcare manufacturers are seeing more environmental regulation coming their way. What exactly are states considering? And how can manufacturers lean in to become more environmentally friendly?

Feb 21, 2022

Hear about Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws, their impact on the affordability of consumer healthcare products, and how consumers can participate in existing drug disposal take-back programs.

Dec 6, 2021

Pennsylvania Representative Melissa Shusterman (D-Schuylkill Township) has introduced H.B. 1873, legislation that would mandate product manufacturers to establish extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs for product packaging.

Sep 22, 2021

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Executive Committee adopted 96 policy resolutions during their 89th Annual Meeting, which was held virtually this year. The environmental committee of the organization introduced a policy resolution (resolution #57) supporting plastic pollution reduction as a response to a growing inability by municipalities to handle waste management systems.

Sep 8, 2021

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