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ReportAlert.info - L'Oreal Publishes 2006 Sustainable Development Report

Submitted by: CorporateRegister.com Limited

Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, Research, Reports & Publications

Posted: Jun 18, 2007 – 07:15 AM EST


Jun. 18 /CSRwire/ - Cosmetics company L'Oreal has published its 2006 Sustainable Development Report, available in pdf and hard copy via http://www.reportalert.info/ra/Loreal180607.htm

The business, whose 19 brands are sold to customers in 130 countries, details key achievements of 2006, including how it has:

  • set up a Global Diversity Management unit and 22 Observatories on Diversity

  • created the position of Director of Ethics

  • piloted its raw material Sustainability Assessment Framework with 8 suppliers

  • developed indicators to measure the 'naturalness' and environmental impacts of raw materials

  • joined the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil

  • used green chemistry to develop Pro-Xylane, an anti-ageing active ingredient derived from beech trees

  • acquired SkinEthic, making L'Oreal a leader in reconstructed skin and alternative methods to animal testing

  • acquired the Body Shop and Laboratoires Sanoflore, experts in sustainable sourcing and organic cosmetics respectively

  • reduced the overall amount of energy, water and waste used, despite its growth

  • accelerated its supplier labour standards audit programme, carrying out 304 supplier audits, as well as audits of all its own factories and warehouses

  • helped train 200,000 hairdressers around the world in raising awareness on AIDS prevention to date.

    The report has been verified by two independent third parties and includes a Global Reporting Initiative content index.

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