18 October 2022

Commission’s 2023 Work Programme caves under chemical and farm industry pressures

Released today, the European Commission Work Programme (CWP) for 2023 scraps bold plans to protect Europeans from hazardous chemicals and transition to a nature-positive economy.  Pressure from […]
12 October 2023

Toxic mercury cosmetics still marketed as a ‘solution’ to dark skin

213 products tested from 23 online platforms across 12 countries  90% had more mercury than legal limit set by the Minamata Convention  Africa’s proposed amendment would […]
10 November 2023

Minamata Convention moves to end the use of mercury in cosmetics

Last week, 115 Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury were present in Geneva for the fifth Conference of the Parties (COP-5) and took important decisions, among […]
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