Producing

By 2020, L’Oréal will have reduced the environmental footprint of its plants and distribution centres by 60%, from a 2005 baseline. The Group’s key criteria for industrial performance include reducing CO2 emissions in absolute terms, cutting water consumption, reducing waste per unit of finished product, and shrinking the transport footprint.

Our commitments

2016 -48%
 
2015 -45%
 

Reduction of water consumption in  our plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in litre per finished product). Our target: -60 % by 2020.

-67% CO2 emissions

+29% production

Results recorded since 2005, which show that ambitious commitment for the climate and economic performance can work together.

2016 -35%
 
2015 -31 %
 

 

Reduction of waste generated by our plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in grams prr finished product). Our target: -60% by 2020.

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

Alexandra Palt

Directrice Responsabilité Sociétale et Environnementale

  • Low carbon growth : a major step forward World

    World

    Low carbon growth : a major step forward

    In 2016, four years ahead of schedule, we met our two targets, by reducing the emissions related to our production by 67%, in absolute terms, from a 2005 baseline, and by reducing the emissions related to the transportation of our products (per sales unit per km) by 20% from a 2011 baseline.

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Our actions

98%

of waste generated by plants and distribution centres were recovered in 2016.

Among those, 69% of this waste was used as a material (reused or recycled).

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