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Nicole Acevedo: Even Traditional Brands and Suppliers Can Go Clean, Part 2

The Clean Beauty journey is different for everyone. Indie brands have a clean slate, while traditional brands may adjust formulations or ingredient sourcing strategies. Meanwhile chemical suppliers may feel pressure to bolster their clean profile. How can we reconcile these stages? In this two part series, we discuss strategies for embracing a spectrum of clean beauty approaches. Our guest, Nicole Acevedo helped design the clean framework for Beautycounter, which was recently valued at over $400 million. Acevedo now helps other brands create clean and sustainable beauty through her firm, Elavo Mundi Solutions.

Nicole Acevedo: Even Traditional Brands and Suppliers Can Go Clean, Part 1

The Clean Beauty journey is different for everyone. Indie brands have a clean slate, while traditional brands may adjust formulations or ingredient sourcing strategies. Meanwhile chemical suppliers may feel pressure to bolster their clean profile. How can we reconcile these stages? In this two part series, we discuss strategies for embracing a spectrum of clean beauty approaches. Our guest, Nicole Acevedo helped design the clean framework for Beautycounter, which was recently valued at over $400 million. Acevedo now helps other brands create clean and sustainable beauty through her firm, Elavo Mundi Solutions.

The Latest in Cosmetic Safety Regulations

New fast-growth brands like Beauty Counter and Biossance, and clean retailers like La Follain are setting their own “clean” standards. Meanwhile, new legislation in California that passed the senate but failed to pass the state assembly could have set a defacto national standard for 17 plus billion dollar US cosmetics industry around ingredient transparency. We look back at what could have been with a conversation with Mollie Jensen, safety advocate and sustainability expert. Jensen is the Head of Product Sustainability, Compliance & Communication with Biossance and Pipette, and has been both a corporate and community expert on how to build the founding pillars of clean beauty brands.

Can Hollywood Mainstream Clean?

Hollywood has a major influencer over consumer decisions especially in color cosmetics. One look can define purchasing decisions for years to come. Can this influence on the screen and behind the scenes be a voice for clean beauty? In this episode, we speak with oscar award winning make up artist and clean beauty advocate, Michele Burke, the make up artist behind block busters such as Mission Impossible 4, Bram Stokers Dracula, Jerry McGuire, and Quest for Fire, to explore if Hollywood could be the next frontier for promoting clean beauty.

How to Turn Weekly Meetings into C02 Reductions

In this episode we examine how day-to-day projects can make major impacts to reduce C02 and improve safety in supply chain management by speaking with Surjit Gill, Sr. Director of Supply Chain and Wendy Goldsby, Sr. Director of Environmental health & Safety at Amyris

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