Empowering Communities

Fostering equal opportunities for everyone

Sharing our growth

At L’Oréal, we believe it is our responsibility to share our growth – and its benefits. Our Group is committed to making tangible improvements in communities wherever we are present.

This means going beyond mere “supplier” and “consumer” relationships. Our suppliers are partners with whom we join forces to meet our sustainability commitments. We are exploring new forms of cooperation all along the supply chain: ethical sourcing, training, sustainable partnerships… These actions give concrete form to our principles, allowing us to take an active role in shaping a better environment for everyone, especially where communities are most vulnerable. At L'Oréal, we are placing a particular emphasis on the improvement of women’s rights, health and standards of living.

To us, sharing growth means working to provide fair wages, encourage good practices and contribute to the preservation of the environment – in order to have a tangible, lasting, positive impact on people’s lives.

Our Brands have a great role to play to achieve this objective. Through their diversity, their history and their commitments, they support causes and communities close to them.

Focus On Acting for Empowering Communities

We have implemented multiple initiatives and programs to help communities thrive and flourish throughout the world.

In addition of the Group's actions, we encourage each of our brands to take initiatives on today's major social and environmental causes. Each brand identifies its own particular cause, conducts awareness campaigns and encourages its partners, clients and consumers to take part. 

Our Solidarity Sourcing Program

L’Oréal aims to have a positive impact all along the supply chain. For 10 years now, we have been working closely with our suppliers and subcontractors to improve opportunities and job accessibility for disadvantaged communities throughout the world. By dedicating a sizable portion of our company’s global purchases to this goal, we have helped tens of thousands of vulnerable people, usually excluded from the jobs market, to find – and keep – work and a decent and durable income. We also encourage our partners to pursue a similar policy within their own ecosystems, creating a virtuous circle that has been growing for years.

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Provide a fair income, encourage good practices, contribute to preserve the environnement...

Committed brands

Like the Group, our brands use their influential capacity to raise awareness and encourage action.
Choosing their own particular causes, they conduct awareness campaigns and are involved with programs that aim to support vulnerable communities or help safeguard our planet.
Their commitment is all the stronger for being a reflection of the brands’ DNA, history and values.

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