NRSC
NRCS

Natural Resources Stewardship Circle

Promoting best practices and responsible sourcing in the beauty, fragrance and flavors industries

Membership List

The NRSC Founders

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The NRSC Members

 

Georges Ferrando

Albert Vieille Founded in 1920 by Marius Laborma, Albert Vieille took charge of the company’s activities in 1968 and must be credited with the development of the entire importation network. Our products (essential oils, gums, concretes, absolutes, and floral waters) are made from pure and natural ingredients and are guaranteed by rigorous tracing procedures.

Francis Chagnaud

Agroforex Company Benzoin is one of the key resources for Agroforex Company in Laos. Today, this perennial herb has valuable properties for the extractive industries in Europe. Francis Chagnaud began his activity by spotlighting the savoir-faire of those who were able to preserve certain resources, paying women and local communities for their work, and organizing, as a true pioneer, “responsible and ethical development,” which truly benefits the people involved.
Stephane Piquart

Stephane Piquart

BeHave Behave proposes new ingredients that respect both the environment and the populations that produce them all over the world.
Ulisses Sabara

Ulisses Sabara

Beraca Beraca is a Brazilian-based company with an international reach, which has been investing in the development of sustainable ingredients and technologies since 1956. The company is a leading provider of natural and organic certified ingredients ethically sourced from the Amazon Rainforest and other Brazilian ecosystems. Beraca is known and valued worldwide for its commitment to sustainable development and the fully traceable raw materials the company sources.

Rémy Bontoux

Bontoux SAS Bontoux SAS is a family owned company based in the Drome Provencal region. With more than 100 years of expertise in the production of essential oils, the Bontoux Group supplies natural aromatic ingredients for the fragrance, cosmetics, flavor and pharmaceutical industries. The company produces a wide range of essential oils and natural extracts on different production sites located in France, Madagascar and Mediterranean region. Bontoux natural ingredients are distributed worldwide through various sales affiliates located in the United States, India, Hong- Kong, China and Australia.

Pascal Chevalier

Biocosmethic Biocosmethic SAS, a natural active ingredients supplier, focuses on creating novel concepts for the cosmetic industry. Our botanical sector partners share our vision of the world and our commitment to preservation of biodiversity, protection of the environment, and the respect of human rights. We were the first supplier in the cosmetics industry to decide to offset our CO2 emissions.

Jim Geikie

Burt’s Bees Jim Geikie is a Vice-President and General Manager of The Clorox Company, responsible for Burt’s Bees, a natural personal care business that is the market leader in the United States and is distributed in over 50 countries internationally. Jim first joined The Clorox Company as part of the acquisition of Burt’s Bees. He has led channel strategy, brand development, and international development prior to assuming his current role as general manager of the business unit.

Léa Vignal-Kenedi

Cartier Cartier est une maison de parfum parisienne, engagée depuis toujours dans la création contemporaine. Mathilde Laurent, Parfumeur Maison, inscrit les parfums Cartier dans une vision privilégiant l’indépendance olfactive et la sincérité, garantissant ainsi la créativité et l’élégance joaillière de la Maison Cartier. Redéfinissant les codes traditionnels de la parfumerie, qui croisent avec audace nature et haute technologie.

Andrea D’Avack

Chanel Parfums Beauté Chanel Parfums Beauté Maison, better known under the name of Chanel, is a French fashion house founded by Gabrielle Chanel, called “Coco Chanel,” in 1910. The success of the perfume No. 5 in 1921 helped spread Chanel’s reputation worldwide. Today, the Group employs over 3,000 people in France.

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Groupe Clarins Clarins is a French, family-owned group focusing on two industry sectors: beauty and perfumes. It now has 20 subsidiaries worldwide, with 6,000 employees, products marketed in 150 countries, and more than 100 salons and prestigious hotel spas. The Clarins management has been deeply committed to and involved in matters of biodiversity and responsible development from the outset.

William Lauder 

Estée Lauder Companies Inc. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under more than 25 brand names.

Gilbert Ghostine

Firmenich Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavor business. Founded in 1895, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, Firmenich has created many of the best-known perfumes and flavors that billions of consumers enjoy around the world every day. It is renowned for its world-class research and creativity, exceptional understanding of consumer trends, as well as sustainable business model. Committed to the responsible sourcing of its Naturals, Firmenich builds long-term relationships with its partners and local communities to ensure a collaborative approach for a sustainable and traceable value chain.

Frederique Remy

Floral Concept Floral Concept is a natural ingredients supplier for the perfumery industry. It provides concretes, absolutes, resinoids, essential oils.

Gilles Andrier

Givaudan As the leading company in the fragrance and flavor industry (25% market share), Givaudan develops unique and innovative fragrance and flavor creations for its customers around the world. We create fragrances for personal and homecare brands that range from prestige perfumes to laundry care; in flavors, our expertise spans beverages, savory snacks, sweet goods, and dairy products.

Jean-Yves Berthon

Greentech Greentech is a supplier of natural active ingredients for the cosmetic and nutraceutical sectors made from plants, algae, microalgae, and biotechnology. Our deep concern for quality has led to many certifications, including Organic by Ecocert, NaTrue, ISO 22716, and GMP PHARMA. Since the company was founded, it has developed cooperative relationships with many partners, both in France and distant countries.

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Agnes de Villers

Hermès Parfums Thierry Hermès was the founder of the company Hermès International, established in 1837. Hermès has worked in designing, manufacturing, and sales of luxury goods, particularly in leather goods, ready-to-wear, perfume, home goods, lifestyle, and tableware. In 1950, the Hermès signature entered the world of perfume-making with the perfume Eau d’Hermès.

Nicolas Mirzayantz

I.F.F. With more than 5,500 employees working in 33 different countries, we partner with our customers to create consumer-preferred flavors and fragrances in more than 100 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio, including Fine Fragrance, Beauty Care, Fabric Care and Ingredients in Fragrances and Beverages, Confectionery, Dairy and Savory in Flavors, offers great diversity and complements our stable customer base that includes virtually all multinational and regional organizations.

Olivier Rigaud

Naturex Naturex manufactures natural specialty ingredients for the Food and Beverage , Nutrition and Health and Personal Care industries.
Naturex employs over 1600 people and has 16 productions units located in Europe, the United States, Brazil, Australia, Morocco and India. The Group also has several sales offices worldwide.

Michel Mane

Mane Mane is the largest French family-owned group, spanning five generations, and a worldwide leader in aromatic products, fragrances, and flavors for beauty, home care, and the food industries. Mane seeks to take an active role in enhancing the well-being of all stakeholders where it operates, either directly or indirectly along the value chains it impacts. As such, Mane is sensitive to the diversity of cultures and traditions and their environments. At Mane, we believe in science, technology, and partnerships to contribute to the sustainable future of all peoples.
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Joyce Lanigan

Nomad Two Worlds Nomad Two Worlds began as a steeply messaged artistic collaboration project between internationally renowned Australian photographer Russell James and Australian Indigenous artists. It has since evolved into a socially responsible global business whose mission is two-fold. Nomad Two Worlds’ corporate dictate is to ensure that any partnerships it enters into will provide valuable economic and social benefits to the community concerned.

Eric Proal

Payan Bertrand Payan Bertrand, an independent and innovative family-owned company, offers 150 years of know-how in more than 60 countries worldwide. We explore nature to present a wide range of the highest-quality essential oils, extracts, and innovative molecules for all the major companies in the global flavor and fragrance industry. We are a fragrance designer that offers tailor-made fragrances that respect all international guidelines.

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Marie-Laure Simonin Braun

 Payot  

The brand is empowered by the legacy and the global vision of its daring founder, Doctor and Herbalist Nadia Payot. Creator of mythical products, inventor of the facial gymnastics and true beauty skin coach since 1920, PAYOT offers woman seeking authentic luxury, a secret alchemy of Dr. brand formulas and unique sensorial experiences. Beauty in motion since 1920.

Marc Puig

Puig Puig is a third-generation family-owned fashion and fragrance business based in Barcelona. The strength of Puig lies in its ability to build brands, to shape the image of brands through fashion, and to translate that same image into the world of fragrance through storytelling and product excellence. Puig success stories include a combination of owned brands such as Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne, Jean Paul Gaultier, Penhaligon’s and L’Artisan Parfumeur, licenses such as Prada, Valentino and Comme des Garçons, and celebrity fragrances. Puig products are sold in more than 140 countries.

Pamela Alabaster

Revlon Revlon has developed a long-standing reputation as a color authority and beauty trendsetter in the world of color cosmetics and hair care. Since 1932, Revlon has provided consumers with high quality product innovation, performance and sophisticated glamour. Today, the Revlon Beauty’s Group’s diversified portfolio of brands is sold in approximately 150 countries. Revlon brands include Revlon, Elizabeth Arden, Revlon ColorSilk, Revlon Professional, American Crew, Almay, Mitchum, Cutex, Elizabeth Taylor, Britney Spears, Juicy Couture, Curve, John Varvatos and Christina Aguilera.

Jean Paufique

SILAB SILAB was founded in 1984 to apply the extraordinary scientific advances of modern biology in the domain of dermocosmetology. SILAB has gained in its field a worldwide reputation based on reliable professional values such as independence, excellence and quality.

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Symrise

 

 
Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavors, cosmetic active ingredients and raw materials as well as functional ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical industry and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.
Symrise takes sustainability into account in every part of its corporate strategy. The company was awarded the German Sustainability Award in 2012. In 2013, Symrise was certified as a “Green Company” by DQS.

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Jonathan Warr

Takasago Takasago International Corporation was founded in Japan in 1920. For more than 80 years, Takasago has developed flavors and fragrances for some of the world’s most successful food, beverage, fine fragrance, household, and personal care products. Takasago is a leading global company, especially in the Asian region. The global Takasago organization has offices, production sites, and R&D centers in 24 countries with 2,950 employees.
Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson

TFS TFS Corporation is a Western Australian company with over 15 years of experience in both the cultivation of Indian Sandalwood and the distillation of WA Sandalwood oil, TFS has consolidated its position in the global Sandalwood industry – from soil to oil…Through the acquisition of renowned distiller Mt Romance, TFS can also offer organic Sandalwood oil (Santalum spicatum) to buyers in the global fragrance market.

Jacques Rocher

Yves Rocher Yves Rocher is a cosmetics company founded by Yves Rocher (1930 – 2009) in La Gacilly, Morbihan, France. It has 1,600 stores, 550 of which are in France. It is owned by the Yves Rocher group (8 brands) with more than 15,000 employees worldwide in 25 subsidiaries around the world (88 countries).

Steven Birkbeck

Founder Steve Birkbeck is the founder of Mount Romance, Australian leader in sandalwood essential oil. He is a member of the “Songman Circle of Wisdom,” an association that promotes cooperation between businesses and Aboriginal communities for equitable profit-sharing from sandalwood exploitation. He is a founding member of the NRSC, now retired from business and devoted to a new form of corporate governance that values the Being and Nature.

Dr. Richard Walley

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Founder

Dr. Richard Walley, OAM, is a Nyoongar man, one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal performers, musicians, and writers, who is a campaigner for the Indigenous cause. Richard says, “Through music, dance and art we can achieve natural highs and core inner strength without the use of artificial stimulants, thus enhancing the spirit, strengthening the mind and invigorating the body which brings a feeling of self-worth and holistic respect.” Richard is a fluent speaker of the Nyoongar language. He is one of the founders of the “Songman Circle of Wisdom,” an initiative of Indigenous Australian elders which has been founded at a time when the issue of plant rights has become increasingly important in the context of prospecting for drugs and cosmetic products. It offers formal certification for business partnerships which involve Indigenous communities and natural resources. Indigenous communities and natural resources.
Catherine Peyreaud

Catherine Peyreaud

NRSC Founder An entrepreneur in collective initiatives helping to make the companies more caring and respectful toward people and nature. She promotes collective intelligence as a science that encourages creativity, providing each Person a place for his or her talents and well-being in the heart of every business, for the society of tomorrow.