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“Collective action”: Cosmetics Europe unveils industry green initiative Commit for Our Planet

“Collective action”: Cosmetics Europe unveils industry green initiative Commit for Our Planet

launched today, Get involved for our planet​ was created by Cosmetics Europe with 27 founding industrial partners*​, including Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive and L’Oréal, and five partner trade associations**​. Within a structured framework, the eco-initiative included specific commitments on three themes – climate, packaging and nature – designed to help advance the entire beauty and personal care …

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EU unveils plans to reduce plastic and packaging waste in Europe

The EU executive wants to ban mini shampoo bottles in hotels and the use of disposable cups in cafes and restaurants, as part of sweeping legislative proposals to cut mountains of waste across Europe. A draft EU regulation published on Wednesday also proposes mandatory deposit and return schemes for single-use plastic drinks bottles and metal …

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Hydro-Quebec employee charged with spying for China, Canadian police say

Hydro-Quebec employee charged with spying for China, Canadian police say

OTTAWA, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A Hydro-Quebec employee and researcher, whose work related to battery materials, has been charged with espionage for allegedly trying to steal trade secrets for the benefit of China, said the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) on Monday. Yuesheng Wang, 35, is scheduled to appear in court in Longueuil, Que., on …

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