May 30, 2016 Cosmetics news

Biodiversity: The Barometer 2016

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Since 2009, UEBT (Union for Ethical BioTrade) assessed awareness of biodiversity, and interest in ethical sourcing in 16 different countries. Eight years of research, among 54,000 people, and hundreds of leading companies, has provided several valuable insights that may guide companies and governments in their approaches towards people and biodiversity. The UEBT Biodiversity Barometer 2016 was presented at the 'Beauty of Sourcing with Respect' conference in Paris, on 26 May, 2016.

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