Associations

OTCO | Oregon Tilth Certified Organic

Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) is an internationally recognized symbol of organic integrity. OTCO provides a system that combines strict production standards, on-site inspections, and legally binding contracts to protect the producers and buyers of organic products.

USDA Integrity Database

Only certified operations can sell, label, or represent products as organic, unless exempt or excluded from certification. The INTEGRITY database improves access to certified organic operation information by giving industry and public users an easier way to search for data with greater precision than the formerly posted Annual Lists of Certified Operations. You can find a certified organic farm or business, or search for an operation with specific characteristics.

Indie Beauty Network

The Indie Beauty Network (IBN) is a professional trade organization offering a holistic suite of meaningful, tangible benefits to Indie business owners whose product offerings are not only useful and beneficial, but which also embody the Indies' commitment to use their God given talents and gifts to pursue their passions, earn a fair profit and make the world a better place.

FDA Cosmetics

The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

Green America

Today, people are looking for authentic green seals of approval that stand for both sustainability and social justice. The Green America Seal of Approval shows our patrons, partners and peers that our business has a genuine commitment to and track record of sustainability. It is reserved for businesses that have passed Green America's rigorous screening process

Leaping Bunny

Eight national animal protection groups banded together to form the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC). The CCIC promotes a single comprehensive standard and an internationally recognized Leaping Bunny Logo. We work with companies to help make shopping for animal-friendly products easier and more trustworthy.

Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild (HSCG)

The mission of the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild is: To promote the handcrafted soap industry; to act as a center of communication among soapmakers; and to circulate information beneficial to soapmakers. We follow the Guild's Code of Ethics.

Formula Botanica

Formula Botanica is accredited by the Open & Distance Learning Quality Council – the UK guardian of quality in open and distance learning and a member of the European Association of Distance Learning. This accreditation is a quality mark to demonstrate that when you study with Formula Botanica, you will receive the materials, methods and support you need in order to achieve your educational goals.

Organic Trade Association (OTA)

OTAs mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy. OTA envisions organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people's lives and the environment.

Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA)

Private Label Manufacturers Association, the only trade association devoted exclusively to the private label industry. They help promote legislation for better labeling as well as promoting cleaner, greener products.

Personal Care Products Council

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) is the leading national trade association representing cosmetic and personal care products companies and serving as the voice on scientific, legal, regulatory, legislative and international issues for the $488 billion global industry.

Professional Beauty Association (PBA)

PBA is home to passionate, hardworking industry professionals looking to build exceptional careers that last. Whether you’re a stylist who’s just starting out, an industry veteran, or a company ready to take its business to the next level, we’re here to help guide, connect, inspire and most importantly advocate for you.

American Chemical Society

We provide information, education, career services, professional development and engagement programs to help our members and scientists thrive in an ever-changing global economy.

Better Business Bureau

An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other. BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.

UPS Carbon Neutral Program

UPS ships millions of packages each day. We know that our customers are as concerned as we are about the impact shipping has on the environment. That's why we offer a carbon neutral shipping option. Your business can reduce its carbon footprint while demonstrating your commitment to sustainability.