• Novi investment opens up transparent sourcing
    on 22 October 2021 at 11:00 pm

    14 Oct 2021 — Novi Connect is to use recently won investment to focus on developing accurate data on transparency and sustainability within the beauty and personal care industry. The company has sourced US$10.3 million from several investors including Greylock, with participation from Defy Partners; Thomas Layton, Executive Chairman of Upwork; and Yannis Skoufalos, former Global Product Supply Officer at Procter & Gamble. The finance will allow Novi’s founder to pursue her passion of using dat

  • Avon introduces its revamped digital model
    on 22 October 2021 at 11:00 pm

    21 Oct 2021 — As Avon reaches its 135th anniversary in the cosmetics industry, the brand has revealed a series of new features for its global training platform, Avon On. The new updates will see the cosmetics brand, made famous by its door-to-door beauty strategy, provide its representatives with a new compensation model called Avon Rewards. The company is also expanding its corporate social responsibility (CSR) fund to US$1.35m, which will be used to support women’s causes around the world.

  • BYBI bosses take on carbon-negative challenge
    on 22 October 2021 at 11:00 pm

    21 Oct 2021 — BYBI became a carbon neutral brand at the end of 2020. It attained the sustainability milestone across its supply chain by balancing its carbon emissions with carbon removal. The brand offset all of its historic carbon emissions since its launch in 2017 by purchasing carbon credits, certified by The Gold Standard, but now seeks to achieve negative impact without offsetting. “We know offsetting is not the answer, it’s a low impact, short-term action we can take today,” shares Domi