Sustainability and shea butter: Cosmetics Business in conversation with AAK

Published: 20-Dec-2021

What are the latest updates on shea butter sourcing to help you hit your CSR goals?

This article is sponsored by AAK

AAK is the leading supplier of plant-based oils and fats, and has been sourcing shea butter from West Africa for more than 60 years.

With sustainability high on the agenda for both consumers and beauty brands alike, AAK discusses how the must-have ingredient can support communities and help female entrepreneurs build a brighter future.

But what else is happening in terms of shea butter and sustainability? Here, Laura Schlebes, Sustainable Multi-Oil Manager at AAK, speaks exclusively to Cosmetics Business about the changing landscape of ingredient sourcing and tips to help your CSR succeed in 2022 and beyond.

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