Shea Sourcing In Burkina Faso
A long-term project, sourcing 100% of the Group’s needs in shea butter and shea olein since 2014.
Shea Sourcing in Burkina Faso
Back in 2014, L’Oréal initiated one of its biggest raw materials Solidarity Sourcing projects with suppliers and NGOs in Burkina Faso. This project meets 100% of the Group’s needs in shea butter and shea olein since 2014.
The Group’s purchasing contracts ensure pre-financing of crops, respecting a fair price, access to training and the establishment of community projects to women working together within groupings of women producers. The harvesting and processing of shea nuts plays a crucial role in the women’s financial independence.
In total this project has empowered around 35,426 female beneficiaries in 2021.
Key brand contributing to the project: La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm