The North American edition of this executive summit will feature ethical labels, green formulations, food-based cosmetics, and sustainability metrics. What practical steps can be taken to reduce environmental impacts? What new green raw materials are emerging? What is the future outlook for ethical labeling schemes? Such questions will be addressed at this new edition. The growing convergence of foods and cosmetics in the beauty industry is a major focus. What are the technical and sustainability issues associated with food-based ingredients? An interactive workshop tackles the formulation issues when developing functional green personal care products. The summit will take place in New York city on 12-14 May. Organized by Organic Monitor, the aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stake-holders and debate major issues in a high-level forum. In 2016, further editions will be hosted in Latin America (14-16 Sep), Europe (24-26 Oct) and the Asia-Pacific (14-15 Nov).