The L'Oréal Sustainability commitment2015 results
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Quantity of water consumed in plants and distribution centres (in litres per finished product).
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
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.99.8%
of cardboard used for product boxes is certified.
CO2 emissions form plants and distribution centres since 2005, in kilotonnes, scopes 1 and 2.
of the Group’s strategic suppliers have been evaluated and selected based on their environmental and social performance.They represent more than 70% 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)
of the Group’s permanent employees receive financial protection in the event of non-work-related personal injury, including death or permanent disability.
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.
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 have an improved environmental or social profile thanks to packaging with a smaller environmental footprint.
Reduction of waste from plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in grams/finished product). Our target: -60% by 2020.
Water consumption in plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in litres per finished product). Our target: -60 % by 2020.
of strategic suppliers have completed a self-assessment of their sustainability policy with L’Oréal’s support. Our target: 100% by 2020.
of the Group’s permanent employees have healthcare coverage reflecting best practices in their country of residence.
people accessed work through the Solidarity Sourcing programme, including 22,400 through The Body Shop’s Community Trade initiative.
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.
of new or renovated products have an improved social profile because they incorporate raw materials from Solidarity Sourcing programmes.
tonnes of recycled used in 2015.4,200
tonnes of materials saved since 2008 thanks to weight-reduction initiatives.
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 »
of the Group’s employees attended at least one training session in 2015.
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.
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 have an improved environmental profile thanks to a new formula that reduces the environmental footprint.
of waste generated by plants and distribution centres were recovered.
Among those, 67% of this waste was used as a material (reused or recycled).
people with disabilities work for L’Oréal.
* on permanent and fixed-term contracts
This figure only includes those employees wishing to self-declare as having a disability. Employees affected by disabilities are sometimes reluctant to self-declare.
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