PCPC Sets Global Priorities With Trade Group Collaboration
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Members from 12 cosmetic trade associations around the world attended The Personal Care Products Council’s Annual Meeting as the group shifts its focus to global collaboration on regulatory and business issues.
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With Europe’s full animal-testing ban for cosmetic products slated for March, activist groups are now turning up pressure on Brazil, India and China to institute or improve animal-welfare laws. As of Jan. 1, Israel has outlawed the import of cosmetics tested on animals, so that the state “possibly become[s] the world’s first cruelty-free cosmetics market,” Humane Society International notes.
In an interview with “The Rose Sheet,” Personal Care Products Council President and CEO Lezlee Westine reflects on the trade association’s accomplishments in 2012 and looks ahead to its goals for 2013.