Innovating

By 2020, 100% of our new products will have an improved environmental or social profile. The Group seeks to innovate sustainably through various initiatives that include reducing the environmental footprint of formulas, respecting biodiversity through a sustainable sourcing policy for raw materials, committing to zero deforestation and using eco-designed packaging.

Our commitments

More than 40 000

formulas in all 19 types of product* made by L’Oréal have been screened by our experts.

* shampoos, conditioners, shower gels, skincare products, cleansers, hair colouring, styling products, perms, deodorants, suncare products, make-up, fragrances, etc.

2016 82 %
 
2015 74 %
 

New or renovated products have an improved environmental or social profile in 2015. Our target: 100% by 2020.

57%

of new or renovated products in 2016 have an improved environmental or social profile thanks to packaging with a lower environmental footprint.

« Nous sommes tous mobilisés pour construire un Loréal plus durable. »

Alexandra Palt

Directrice Responsabilité Sociétale et Environnementale

  • How to measure and improve the environmental impact of formulas World

    World

    How to measure and improve the environmental impact of formulas

    Improving biodegradability and reducing the water footprint are essential vectors for reducing the environmental impact of formulas, and thus improve the environmental footprint of our products.

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Our actions

54 %

of ingredients* used by L’Oréal in 2016 are renewable. This represents around 1,540 raw materials from over 350 plant species sourced from a hundred countries.

* in volume

Resources

Find all our publications regarding our sustainability commitments as well as press kits and videos in the Resources section.

All resources
2015 report

Our 2016
progress report

Download the 2016 progress report