Indonesia

Restoring peatlands and supporting local producers to preserve the environment

04/2018

In 2017, L’Oréal launched a four-year peatland restoration project in Borneo, Indonesia, with one of its palm oil derivative suppliers. For many years, Indonesian peatlands have been illegally drained and burned, in order to be converted into agricultural land. This phenomenon has two major consequences - it unleashes large quantities of greenhouse gases and encourages the spreading of fires in the dry season. To eliminate this issue, the project plans to train local village communities on sustainable farming practices in dedicated fields. The initiative will also re-wet 2,000 hectares of land, in order to regenerate local biodiversity. In 2017, the project contributed to preventing the emission of more than 31,700 tonnes of CO2 equivalent.

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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.

76%

New or renovated products having an improved environmental or social profile in 2017. Our target: 100% by 2020.

55%

of new or renovated products in 2017 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

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