Accord BeadRecede Infographic, May 2022

Facts and figures about the successful Australian voluntary industry phase-out of solid plastic microbeads via BeadRecede are summarised in an easy to read form in Accord’s latest Infographic released this May. Highlighted are the other main sources of plastic/microplastic pollution still requiring more targeted policy attention.

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Accord Sustainability and CSR Infographic, April 2022

Accord has released today a one-page infographic profiling our association’s many proactive and voluntary initiatives that have advanced our industry’s contribution to sustainability and social responsibility in Australia.

 

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No time to waste, March 2022

Accord published forward-looking article on small format cosmetic packaging waste stewardship  ‘No time to waste‘ for the Autumn edition of Retail Beauty magazine.

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The Beauty and Personal Care Industry Supports a Global Agreement to Address Plastics Pollution, March 2022

Accord works with international industry colleagues for new Global Industry Position supporting a UN Plastics Treaty

In exciting news for effective but proportionate international policy action to address plastics pollution and promote sustainability, Accord has joined with 36 other sister associations to release a new global industry statement, The Beauty and Personal Care Industry Supports a Global Agreement to Address Plastics Pollution.

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Launch of the Voluntary Industry Code to Support the Australian Ban on Testing Cosmetics on Animals, 28 May 2021

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Industry Statement – New Hand Sanitiser Industry Benchmark, 10 September 2020

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COVID19 Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitiser Connect: meeting urgent product demand

Accord’s new COVID-19 Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitiser Connect is an efficient solution developed in collaboration with the federal Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Consumer Health Products Australia and the Australian Distillers Association to assist the considerable supply and demand needs relating to alcohol-based hand sanitiser products during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.  This initiative endeavours to match suppliers of alcohol-based hand sanitiser product with hand sanitiser product requests received

For more information on the process please download the pdf below or contact shollands@accord.asn.au

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Industry Statement – Accord survey reveals supply issues for some essential ingredients and materials needed for hand sanitiser production, 14 April 2020

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Accord COVID-19 Industry Action Report #2, 9 April 2020

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Industry Statement – Hygiene Product Supplies: Hand Sanitisers, 7 April 2020

Attached to this statement is an important Information Sheet co-authored by Accord on safe production and transport rules for alcohol-based hand sanitisers.

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