The L’Oréal Sustainability commitment2016 results
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Quantity of water consumed in plants and distribution centres (in litre per finished product). 2016 result: 48% reduction since 2005.
Reduction of CO2 emissions from plants and distribution centres since 2005 in absolute terms. 2020 target reached 4 years ahead of schedule !
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
New or renovated products have an improved environmental or social profile in 2015. Our target: 100% by 2020.
of paper used for the instructions included with products is certified.99%
of cardboard used for product boxes is certified.
CO2 emissions form plants and distribution centres since 2005, in kilotonnes, scopes 1 and 2. 2016 result : 67% reduction in absolute terms
of our strategic suppliers have been evaluated and selected based on their environmental and social performance in 2016. They represent 74% of direct purchases (raw materials, packaging and contract manufacturing). Our target: 100% by 2020.
people from underprivileged communities have gained access to employment. Our target: 100,000 people by 2020.
Waste generation in plants and distribution centres (in grams per finished product). 2016 result: 35% reduction since 2005.
of L’Oréal’s permanent employees receive financial protection in the event of non-work-related personal injury.
people with disabilities work for L’Oréal.
* This indicator takes into account emplyees who wanted to declare their disability and/or who are officially recognised as disabled by the local authorities or by a doctor, according to the definition of the local legislation or local practice.
people in very difficult social or economic situation received free vocational training in the beauty sector as part of the Beauty for a Better Life programme, supported by the L’Oréal Foundation.
of new or renovated products in 2016 have an improved environmental or social profile thanks to packaging with a lower environmental footprint.
Reduction of waste generated by our plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in grams prr finished product). Our target: -60% by 2020.
reduction in CO2 emissions from the transportation of our products in 2016 (in grams of CO2 per sales unit per km). Target reached!
of our strategic suppliers have completed a self-assessment of their sustainability policy with L’Oréal’s support. Our target: 100% by 2020.
Results recorded since 2005, which show that ambitious commitment for the climate and economic performance can work together.
people accessed work through the Solidarity Sourcing programme, including 20,728 through The Body Shop’s Community Trade initiative.
of new or renovated products in 2016 have an improved environmental profile thanks to a new formula using renewable raw materials that are sustainably sourced or derived from green chemistry.
tonnes of recycled material used our packaging in 2016.
of new or renovated products have an improved social profile because they incorporate raw materials from Solidarity Sourcing programmes.
of L'Oréal's brands conducted an initiative raising awareness about sustainable consumption and bringing answers to some of the challenges our society and environment face. Our target: 100% by 2020.
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.
“Reconciling the convictions of citizens with the decisions made by consumers is one of our main challenges! ”
of L’Oréal’s employees attended at least one training session in 2016.
of L’Oréal’s permanent employees benefit from healthcare coverage reflecting best practices in their country of residence.
Reduction of water consumption in our plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in litre per finished product). Our target: -60 % by 2020.
of supplies of palm oil, palm oil derivatives and palm kernel oil derivatives have been certified sustainable.
As per RSPO (RoundTable on Sustainable Palm Oil) criteria since 2012
of new or renovated products in 2016 have an improved environmental profile thanks to a new formula that has a reduced environmental footprint.
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).
of L’Oréal’s brands have evaluated their environmental and social impact and have pledged to reduce it and to report on their progress. Our target: 100% by 2020.
of industrial waste* sent to landfill in 2016 by our plants and distribution centres in 2016.
In December 2016 our target of "zero waste to landfill" has been reached, 4 years ahead of schedule!
* excluding local regularoty constraints