Sustainable Solutions – Health & Personal Care

We are committed to sustainable suppliers

Quadra is proud to partner with industry leading sustainable companies for Personal Care & Health Care products. Each of the listed companies have innovative sustainable products or industry solutions which showcase their drive to rethink the environmental impact of consumer products. At Quadra, we believe that supporting sustainability driven companies positively impacts the industry for innovating environmental conscious products.

We have partnered with Personal Care & Health Care companies across the world which are the driving forces for changes in nutrition, pharmaceuticals and cosmetic ingredient products. Each of the companies have earned high regarded sustainable certifications for their products recognizing the impact these products have on forests, oceans, and land biodiversity.

As an active member of the United Nations Global Compact, Quadra is proud to share that the majority of our Sustainable Suppliers are members of UNGC and
have taken progressive measure toward the 17 Sustainability Development Goals.

The three highlighted goals aligned the best with Quadra’s sustainability efforts along with the majority of our Sustainable Suppliers

See what our Certified Sustainable Health Care Suppliers are doing:

Progressive leader in NON GMO

NON GMO Product List:

Neosorb®
NUTRIOSE®

For more than 20 Years BTSA has specialized in NON GMO based Natural Antioxidants and Vitamin E from NON GMO Soybean oil

Non GMO Product List

ANTIOXIDANT
Tocobiol®
VITAMIN E
Bioxan®

Been a member of the RSPO Roundtable since 2010, has dedicated efforts to create a portfolio of products containing RSPO Segregated (SG) certified products. The company’s operations in both Germany and Malaysia are certified according to Mass Balance (MB) model.

RSPO Product List

PHARMACEUTICAL
EXCIPIENTS
LIGAMED®
FOOD ADDITIVES
LIGAFOOD®
PALMSTAR®

Musim Mas is leader in RSPO Palm Oil Production. Promote responsible forest management practices from No deforestation of High Conservation value areas (HCV) and High Carbon Stock areas (HCS).

RSPO Product List

ESTERS
MASESTER® MCT
FATTY ACIDS
MASCID™
FATTY ALCOHOLS
MASCOL™
GLYCERINE
MASCEROL®

Peter Greven offers a Lubricant Substance Classification List (LuSc-List) which consists of a product list which has undergone rigorous assessments for biodegradability, aquatic toxicity, renewability for all lubricant formulations.

Ecolabel Product List:

ESTERS
LIGALUB LINE

The Vivomega company by GC Rieber offers omega 3 fish oil products that are highly regarded for their sustainability processes. All products are certified by MarinTrust and Friends of the Sea which monitor the protects of marine environments.

Marine Certified Product List

OMEGA-3 FISH OIL
VivoMega Core®
VivoMega Ultra®
VivoMega Platinum ®

See what our Certified Sustainable Personal Care Suppliers are doing:

Expanscience utilizies cutting edge science to create personal care products formulated from natural plant extracts such as avocados and soya unsaponifiable to treat a variety of skincare conditions.

Sustainable Product List:

Cosmetic Active Ingredients
Macaline, Skinergium, 5 Alpha
Avacuda

Naoly’s biotechnology specializes in extracting only a small portion of plant species to protect the majority of biodiversity. This reduces over-exploitation of sensitive plant species.

Sustainable Product List:

Whole Plant Cell Extracts
Customizable Plant Formulations
Cosmetic Plant Powders

Has developed a unique product like of esters to be used in both personal care and cosmetic products. These esters are naturally formulated to reduce harmful environmental impacts.

Sustainable Product List:

POLYMER ESTER
Dub EstoLine

Sino Lion’s produces a variety of personal care products, which features amino-acid based surfactants that are formulated with naturally occurring ingredients including; certified RSPO Palm Oil, coconut acid, glutamic acid, which is combined to increase biodegradability.

This product can be used for body care and facial care products.

Sustainable Product List:

SURFACTANT
EversoftTM UCS-30S

Sustainable Certifications from our Suppliers

The Non-GMO Project certification is a North American non-profit third-party verification for non-GMO consumer goods and food products. Products earn this certification mark when they have been evaluated to meet Non-GMO Project Standards. This standard ensures that the product hasn’t been produced with any genetic modification and the entirety of ingredients are free from GMOs. This certification showcases that the product upholds the integrity of maintaining natural agriculture practices.

 

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is a certification which controls the sustainable palm oil supply chain from start to finish. This certification ensures that any products which is RSPO certified has maintained this status throughout the entire production process starting from forest extraction. The integrity of the certification is upheld by auditing to prevent overselling or mixing products with non-sustainable palm oil.

 

The B Corp certification is a third-party certification that is granted to companies embodying sustainable business practices and achieving a positive net impact on the external community. A company is eligible to become certified when achieving a specified score on the rigorous B Impact. Assessment that outlines if the company has made efforts to impact workers, customers, community and the environment.

 

Friend of the Sea is a world leading certification for products and services that are deemed both protective and respectful on marine habitats. This certification provides the highest standard of integrity for all consumer food and products relating to fisheries, aquaculture, fishmeal and omega 3 Fish Oil. To maintain the integrity of this certification yearly audits are performed by independent and international certification bodies that follow the strict criteria put forth by Friends of the Sea.

 

The Ecocert COSMOS Certification is a globally recognized label which certifies organic or natural cosmetics. Companies undergo a process in which the international COSMOS standard and or the private Ecocert standard verifies the products integrity prior to receiving a label. The products are verified based on composition, processing and packaging. A product is only granted certification by Ecocert COSMOS organic if 99% if the ingredients are derived naturally and a minimum of 95% of any plant ingredient must be organic.

 

The EU Ecolabel was established in 1992, and is globally represented this label is granted for products which maintain high environmental standards throughout the life-cycle. This means the products must adhere to the guidelines of promoting a circular economy, reducing waste and limiting CO2 during all life-cycle stages.