By  on April 23, 2019

From ingredient suppliers to beauty behemoths to tiny niche perfume brands, sustainability is increasingly on the fragrance industry’s mind. In the past year alone, IFF merged with Frutarom in a massive $7.1 billion deal, fragrance house Firmenich invested in Guatemalan natural essential oils producer Nelixia and Givaudan purchased Expressions Parfumées in June to bolster its naturals business.

Sustainability concerns expand beyond the ingredients supplied by the French fragrance houses — issues of note run the gamut from using creation methods that don’t damage the environment to packaging recyclability and reusability to carbon footprint reduction.

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