Douglas has committed to make 80% of its corporate brands vegan by 2030 to align with the growing demand for cruelty-free beauty options.

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Fashion, Design & Beauty

Douglas Commits to Ensuring 80% of Private Brands Are Vegan & 100% Packaging Recyclable by 2030

The European omnichannel, premium beauty retailer Douglas has committed to ensuring 80% of its corporate brands are vegan by 2030 to align with the growing demand for cruelty-free beauty options. In addition, Douglas aims to make 100% of the packaging recyclable, recycled, or reusable by 2030. The company will prioritize using paper-based product packaging that complies with third-party certifications. And by 2025, it aims to make 100% of the relevant packaging for new launches meet the respective external standards. According to the company’s latest environmental, social, and governance (ESG) report, it has already made significant progress towards these vegan goals. During the financial year 2022-23, 94% of its brand product launches were vegan, while 30% of the new products contained at least 90% of ingredients derived …



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How Drones Can Help Promoting the Vegan Lifestyle

Drones are becoming ever more powerful, and their prices continue to fall. Additionally, ever smaller and more powerful video equipment is becoming available, which allows for precise recordings even at higher altitudes. The agricultural industry is exploiting these advantages under the name “precision farming”. But other players are also increasingly turning to drones.


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Market & Trends

Vegan Lifestyle Could Sharply Reduce Water Consumption

A new European study has looked at the water consumption of various diets, with consumers and their dietary habits playing an important role. According to the report, a healthy meat-free diet would significantly reduce water consumption, and thus benefit the environment. The study, published in the journal “Nature Sustainability”, is the work of a scientific team from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. According to the researchers, the avoidance of meat could reduce water consumption for food production by about half in some cases. Even if all the inhabitants of Germany, Great Britain and France switched to a healthier diet which included meat, water consumption would be reduced by up to a third. Although reducing water use is important for the environment, there …


Willem Blom - Vegan invest & entrepreneur

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Vegan Investments – Interview with Willem Blom

Companies and investors have long used so-called “green investments” to invest in renewable energy and clean environmental solutions. Now, some investors are going one step further and specialising – for ethical or economic reasons – in the rapidly growing vegan sector. Willem Blom – entrepreneur & investor – only makes vegan investments with his capital. In this interview, he talks more about this new type of investment.


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Market & Trends

Plant-Based Rennet: Vegan Lifestyle Drives Demand

In a recent market research report, British market analyst Technavio forecasts annual growth of around 7% for the global market for rennet between 2018 and 2022. Due to the worldwide trend towards a more conscious plant-based diet and lifestyle, Technavio also sees high growth potential for animal alternatives such as microbial rennet, plant-based rennet and FPC.