At Lubrizol, we understand that the environmental footprint of our ingredients begins before the raw materials arrive from our suppliers and continues after our ingredients have shipped. By aligning with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 14 and 15, we not only seek to understand and reduce the impact of Lubrizol’s beauty and personal care ingredients on water and land, but to partner with suppliers and customers to help them achieve their environmental performance both for their company and in their formulations. Ingredients that provide the environmental performance Compass Benefit are ingredients that, at some point in the product life cycle, reduce the products environmental impact. Learn how Lubrizol is taking action to lower environmental impact throughout the value chain.
Reducing impact begins with understanding how the building blocks of our ingredients interact with the environment.
By finding ways to reduce the footprint of our manufacturing, we pass on the positive impact to our ingredients.
Enabling our customers with technology that helps to reduce their environmental impact. Here are a few examples:
Understanding the ultimate fate of our ingredients in finished product use means that we help consumers reduce their impact.
Lubrizol Life Science offers beauty and personal care ingredients that are kind to the environment, even after they are used in finished products. Lubrizol Life Science offers select performance ingredients that allow for biodegradable formulations, for more information on our ingredients biodegradability profiles- please contact your Lubrizol representative. The Carbopol polymers used in most of Lubrizol's wash off personal care ingredients are efficiently captured in waste water treatment and never reach the marine environment. In addition, these polymers are not classified as PBT (Persistent, Bio-accumulative and Toxic). Learn more.