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

40,000 formulas in all 19 types of product made by the Group were analysed by our experts in 2014 and 2015.

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

2015 74 %
 
2014 67 %
 

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

43 %

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

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

Alexandra Palt

Directrice Responsabilité Sociétale et Environnementale

  • L’Oréal takes palm oil sustainable sourcing one step beyond World

    World

    L’Oréal takes palm oil sustainable sourcing one step beyond

    L’Oréal published on June 2016 its first Palm Oil Progress report highlighting the latest results and innovations implemented for 100% responsible sourcing of palm oil and palm oil derivatives.

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Our actions

More than 4,900

tonnes of recycled used in 2015.

4,200

tonnes of materials saved since 2008 thanks to weight-reduction initiatives.

100 %

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

More than 50 %

of raw materials* used by L’Oréal are renewable. This represents around 1,400 ingredients from nearly 300 plant species sourced in over 80 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 2015
progress report

Download the 2015 progress report