Specialist marketing intelligence business Organic Monitor is being relaunched this month as Ecovia Intelligence.
The organic food and farming sector had another record-breaking year, with global sales topping USD 80 billion and organically farmed land reaching 50.9 million acres.
Organic Monitor has just announced the finalists of the 2016 Sustainable Beauty Awards.
Ahead of its Sustainable Foods Summit and Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, Organic Monitor research has found the most successful green brands to be those who have extended distribution into the mainstream. Despite considerable consumer interest, the majority of sustainable products have low market share, says the company, giving as an example the fact that natural products […]
Ninety per cent of UK consumers deem the avoidance of synthetic ingredients as being ‘important’ when explaining why they buy natural and organic beauty products, according to a recent survey by Organic Monitor on Consumer Insights into Buying Behaviour. The findings – from a poll of 100 consumers conducted over a period of three months […]
Key findings from Organic Monitor’s Consumer Insights report Consumer Expectations of Natural & Organic Cosmetics were presented at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit which took place in Paris in November. The research – produced through personal interviews with shoppers regarding purchasing triggers, buying motives, chemical awareness, certification, price premium and brand perceptions – found that health […]
The winners of Organic Monitor’s 2014 Sustainable Beauty Awards were announced a special reception at the Paris Marriott Champs-Elysées on Monday (24 November). The awards recognize organizations which push the boundaries of sustainability in the beauty industry and reflect the growing diversity of the sustainable beauty sector. Sustainability Pioneer Winner: Cruelty Free International for its […]
The latest Consumer Insights report by Organic Monitor has revealed that health concerns regarding synthetic chemicals are driving consumers to switch to natural and organic personal care products. The study found that 90% of UK consumers of natural and organic products in this sector cited ‘avoidance of synthetic chemicals’ as being important or very important […]
A number of natural and organic brands received recognition at the inaugural Sustainable Beauty Awards launched by Organic Monitor. Weleda won the award for Sustainability Leadership due to its ‘value-creation business model’. The judges referred to the fact that the company’s business model creates economic value in a way that also creates value for society […]
Weleda has won the Organic Monitor Sustainable Beauty Award for ‘Sustainability Leadership’. The judging panel recognised Weleda’s continuing contribution to sustainability leadership and commended the company for its “value-creation business model”, referring to the fact that the Weleda business model is based on creating economic value in a way that also creates value for society, […]
Slowing market growth, increasing private label activity and the rise of concept stores are three of the top trends in the natural beauty category, identified by leading analyst Organic Monitor. (more…)
The cosmetics industry is increasingly turning to the sea and oceans in the search for new ingredients. Although many novel raw materials are emerging, the development is raising many questions about sustainability. Can the cosmetics industry learn from the food industry and prevent damage to marine eco-systems when sourcing? (more…)
Provide more authenticity and efficacy, and guard against sacrificing performance for certification symbols and logos. (more…)