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Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies gifts $4 million to William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows Program

William P Lauder, Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies, has gifted $4 million to the William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows Program held at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees, the Lauder Institute Board of Governors, the Wharton Leadership Advisory...

Croda becomes 4000th UK company to pay voluntary living wage

British chemicals company Croda has become the latest company to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation for committing to pay an hourly wage of at least £8.75 to staff and contractors working outside of London. More than the Government’s minimal wage pay guideline of £7.50 for over 25-year-olds, Croda’s participation in the scheme takes the...

AmorePacific holds Pink Run marathon events to raise money for breast cancer awareness

AmorePacific has hosted a marathon event in the city of Busan, named Pink Run, in a bid to raise public awareness about breast cancer. The event was attended by 5,000 participants, who all received free breast cancer screening and clinical consulting sessions post run, with the money raised from ticket sales being donated to the Korea Breast Cancer...

NIRSAL: Nigeria Shea Butter market potential worth $320 million

The Nigeria shea butter market value potential is said to reach $320 million (N115bn), according to estimates by the The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture (NIRSAL). Used for industries such as cosmetics, there is currently 425,000 metric tonnes of shea kernels being produced in Nigeria, grown mainly in three states of...

Bagel retailer launches limited-edition cheese and bacon-scented shampoo and conditioner

US bagel retailer Einstein Bros. Bagels has launched a limited edition cheese-scented shampoo and bacon-scented conditioner. The fast food chain has unveiled the new hair care range to complement its Cheesy Wakin’ Bacon sandwich, with the shampoo named Cheesy Shampoo and the conditioner penned Wakin’ Bacon Conditioner. Kerry Coyne, Einstein Bros....

Carlyle emerges victorious in battle for Akzo Nobel’s speciality chemicals arm

US private equity firm Carlyle and Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund GIC have won a battle to acquire the speciality chemicals arm of Akzo Nobel. The two companies acquired the business for €10.1bn including debt through an auction process – resulting in what will be one of the biggest European private equity deals in some time. Carlyle saw...

Garnier Ambre Solaire teams up with Tesco to launch first Sun Safe UV patch

L’Oréal-owned Garnier Ambre Solaire has teamed up with supermarket chain Tesco to launch its first Sun Safe UV patch into the UK. Developed in Sweden, the patch will launch in April and will be given away with 1 million bottles of Ambre Solaire sunscreen. Designed to work with all skin types, the UV patch is hoped to promote better sun awareness...

Strand Equity expands in superfood skincare market with Youth To The People investment

Growth equity firm Strand Equity has announced its investment in superfood skincare brand Youth To The People in a bid to boost its foothold in the superfood wellness market. The investment will see Youth To The People sit alongside Strand Equity’s portfolio of wellness brands, with the capital invested hoped to push the skincare company to become...

L’Oréal listed by LinkedIn as one of most ‘attractive’ companies to work for in France, UK, Germany and Brazil

French beauty giant L’Oréal has been listed in LinkedIn’s Top Companies as one of the most attractive companies to work for in France, UK, Germany and Brazil. The company was listed as being second most attractive in France, up nine places from last year’s ranking, number 14 in the UK and number 22 in both Germany and Brazil. Jean-Claude Le Grand,...

Korean workers for Chanel and Estée Lauder stage walk out in protest against poor pay, long hours

Workers from Chanel and Estée Lauder Korea have staged a walkout in order to protest against poor pay and long working hours, according to the Korean Federation of Service Workers' Unions (KFSWU). The temporary strike involved more than 1,000 workers from 50 department stores across the country, with the sales clerks demanding that local head offices...

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