Financial grants, one per major geo-
graphical zone will be awarded to social
projects in three main categories:
• Prevention and Education,
• Improved Quality of Life and Self-
• Access to Care, Coverage and
Applications are being accepted until
March 6, according to L’Oréal.
The awards will be presented at the
23rd World Congress of Dermatology in
Vancouver, Canada on June 9.
Venin Royale Nominated
For Edison Award
•Venin Royale has been nominated
for the 2015 Edison Awards for its next
generation NRT- 27 skin care technology. The Edison Awards recognize and
honor innovative new products, services and business leaders in the world.
NRT- 27 was developed by a team of
biotechnologists, led by neuroscientist
Dr. Paul Reid, and is exclusive to Venin
Royale’s skin care products.
AAK’s Lipex SheaLight Wins
Sustainable Ingredient Award
•AAK Personal Care’s Lipex
SheaLight—a highly functional emollient ester that can be used in a wide variety of applications including skin care,
body care, hair care, sun care and color
cosmetic products—was named best
Sustainable Ingredient at the Sustainable
Beauty Awards, which are organized by
Lipex SheaLight is made using shea
butter and ethanol from renewable
sources, environmentally acceptable cat-
alysts and low energy processes—all to
minimize environmental impact. Since
shea is a non-cultivated, wild crop there
is no land use consumption in its produc-
tion. The manual harvesting reduces the
use of fossil fuels, and provides needed
income to the rural women who perform
the harvest in West Africa.
Lipex SheaLight is currently being evaluated by several global cosmetic
brands and has been used to enhance
newly launched formulations by regional
brands in several markets including the
US, Brazil, Asia and Europe.
More info: www.aakpersonalcare.com
Croda Is Britain’s Most Admired
Company for Innovation
•Croda International Plc earned ;rst
place in the innovation segment, second in the chemical sector category and
eighth place overall in the 2014 Britain’s
Most Admired Companies Awards.
“To be named Britain’s most
Innovative Company is a fantastic accolade and we are hugely proud to collect this award. Innovation runs through
every part of our business and for this