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Sustainable Development - 01.19.2018

L'Oréal worldwide leader in sustainability in 2017 in CDP and Newsweek Green rankings


Clichy, 16 January 2018 - L'Oréal was recognized by several major independent international organizations for its leadership in sustainability in 2017. Recently published by Newsweek Green Ranking in partnership with Corporate Knights, L'Oréal achieves a combined Newsweek Green Score of 89.90 percent, ranking as the top performing global company and best performing personal products company amongst 500 companies in the world. 2017-18  

L'Oréal was also one of only two companies in the world to score an A for all three of CDP's programs (climate, water and forests) in recognition of the Group's impressive actions to cut carbon emissions, enhance water stewardship, tackle deforestation in its supply chain and lead the new sustainable economy. CDP publishes A-D scores across climate, water and forests for over 3,000 major corporates, with the leaders celebrated on the prestigious A List.  

These scores highlight L'Oréal's early commitment to sustainability and progress made since the launch of its Sharing Beauty With All program in 2013. Jean-Paul AGON, Chairman and CEO of L'Oréal, said: "These recognitions demonstrate L'Oréal's strong commitment on the path to sustainable transformation and encourages us to go even further. We want to play an important role and active contribution to tackle the major environmental challenges that the world faces today."

L'Oréal's Sharing Beauty With All program builds on four pillars:

-     Innovating sustainably, to reduce the environmental footprint of products and formulas;

-     Producing sustainably, to reduce the environmental footprint of plants and distribution centres;

-     Living sustainably, giving consumers the possibility to make sustainable consumption choices;

-     Sharing growth with all the Group's stakeholders: communities, suppliers and employees.

Full program available here