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RSPO-certified ingredients for personal care

Croda has received peer recognition for our progressive work to deliver products containing sustainable palm oil derivatives, certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). We have achieved our corporate target to have thirteen of our manufacturing sites, each of which handles >99% of palm derivatives, become RSPO Supply Chain Certified (RSPO SCC) according to Mass Balance (MBAL) production. At the beginning of 2021, more than 85% of our palm oil derivatives were RSPO-certified.
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By Croda estimation, the Home and Personal Care industries use around 5% of the world’s palm. In fact, palm is found in 70% of the world’s personal care products, according to WWF. Palm oil derivatives make up most of this high percentage as they are the key ingredients to essential composition of consumer care products. Therefore, it is our responsibility to help drive an industry shift to Certified Sustainable Palm Oil derivatives.

We are a founder member of Action for Sustainable Derivatives (ASD), an industry-led platform that tackles supply chain issues around palm oil and palm kernel oil derivatives, promoting responsible sourcing. ASD’s mission is to achieve a palm derivatives supply chain that upholds No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) principles, respects human rights, and supports local livelihoods.

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How sustainable palm oil helps decrease deforestation

Palm oil is a hot topic in the Personal Care industry as many brands search for alternatives due to concerns about deforestation. But boycotting palm oil is not the answer – sustainable palm oil is.

Sustainable personal care ingredients

Sustainability at Croda

Sustainability is at the heart of product innovation at Croda and it is considered at all stages of product development. We are championing sustainable personal care ingredients through sustainable innovation, sourcing, and manufacturing.

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