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Sustainable Development :How Simkha Biocosmetics achieve 17 goals of the United Nations

30th july 2020

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The United Nations have come up with 17 goals of Sustainable Development to make our world a better place for living. We are proud to announce that Simkha adheres to 16 of these goals.In this article, we present to you what we do to achieve the goal and how are contributing by purchasing our products.

 

17 pbjectifs de développement durable Nations Unies
17 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS Source: ONU

Goal 1. No Poverty

  •  We buy organic ingredients from family suppliers in Benin and Ghana. The other ingredients come from our Canadian supplier who is Fair Trade certified and through a local cooperative.

Goal 2. Zero Hunger

  • Simkha supports fair trade and buys the ingredients from family-owned local and African suppliers.

Goal 3. Good health and Well-being

  • We only use organic ingredients in our products. In addition, we offer skin-care workshops and personalized skin-care sessions, as well as coaching sessions at home.

Goal 4. Quality Education

Simkha collaborates with 2 universities in Montreal and train interns. 

Goal 5. Gender Equality

The owner of Simkha Christel Muriel Sedo is a woman who empowers other women.

Goal 6. Clean Water and Sanitation

Simkha uses water only in 5% of its products. We do not waste water when we manufacturer the products. 

Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy:

We use only energy-efficient appliances and light bulbs.

Goal 8. Decent work and economic growth

We provide work opportunities for youth.

 

Goal 9. Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

 We stay at the top of innovation and keep on looking for technologies that will make our products even more eco-friendly.

Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities

We provide job opportunities for immigrants. 

 

Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

We carefully develop the logistic of our deliveries to minimize our carbon footprint.

Goal 12. Responsible consumption and production

 Simkha gave up the unnecessary wrapping. We use only essential containers made from glass and recyclable plastic. We are currently participating in a challenge to make our containers reusable by May 2021. Learn more

Goal 13. Climate action

We support the anti-global warming movement by using clean technologies and clean energy. Our Rating of Eco-responsibility is 87% and we keep on improving.

Goal 14. Life below water

We do not use plastic bags, only paper and reusable ones.

Goal 15. Life on Land

 We currently participate in the One Tree Planted Program. One dollar from each purchase is donated to One Tree Planted Canada (a non-profit organization). One dollar means one tree planted.

Goal 17. Partnerships

We invest money in innovation and development. We improve our products and packaging, and we empower our employees.

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