The L'Oréal Sustainability commitment2015 results

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Quantity of water consumed in plants and distribution centres (in litres per finished product).

Quantité d’eau consommée dans nos usines et centrales de distribution
2015 -56 %
 
2014 -50.2 %
 

CO2 emissions from plants and distribution centres since 2005 (kilotonnes in absolute terms). Our target: -60 % by 2020

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

2015 74 %
 
2014 67 %
 

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

100%

of paper used for the instructions included with products is certified.

99.8%

of cardboard used for product boxes is certified.

CO2 emissions form plants and distribution centres since 2005, in kilotonnes, scopes 1 and 2.

Quantité de CO2 émis par usines et centrales de distribution

Waste generation in plants and distribution centres (in grams per finished product)

Quantité de déchets générés dans nos usines et centrales de distribution
2015 66,6 %
 
2014 22 %
 

of brands have evaluated their environmental or social impact and have pledged to reduce it and to report on their progress. 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.

2015 -31 %
 
2014 -23.1 %
 

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

2015 -45 %
 
2014 -36 %
 

Water consumption in plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in litres per finished product). Our target: -60 % by 2020.

22 %

of new or renovated products have an improved environmental profile thanks to a new formula using renewable raw materials that are sustainably sourced or derived from green chemistry.

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.

14 %

of new or renovated products have an improved social profile because they incorporate raw materials from Solidarity Sourcing programmes.

More than 4,900

tonnes of recycled used in 2015.

4,200

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

2015 34,4 %
 
2014 25,4 %
 

of brands conducted a consumer awareness initiative, bringing answers to some of the challenges our society and environment face. Our target: 100% by 2020.

« Our challenge : find keys to engage consumers towards a more responsible consumption » 

-56 % CO2 emissions+26 % production

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

289 ,244 tonnes of CO2

Emissions are stated in absolute terms for 2015. Comparision with 2014 is under progress.

This calculation is based on Group scope excluding The Body Shop, Nyx Professional Makeup and Niely.

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

22 %

of new or renovated products have an improved environmental profile thanks to a new formula that reduces the environmental footprint.

93 %

of waste generated by plants and distribution centres were recovered.

Among those, 67% of this waste was used as a material (reused or recycled).

Only 2,2 %

of industrial waste* sent to landfill in 2015 (from plants and distribution centres).

0

of waste sent to landfill from plants in December 2015.

* except reglementary constraint

Resources

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2015 report

Our 2015
progress report

Download the 2015 progress report