L’Oréal proudly announces the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, an interfaith organization dedicated to religious freedom and human rights and its President and Founder Rabbi Arthur Schneier, will present the 2022 Appeal of Conscience Award to Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman of the L’Oréal Group, and Robert Kraft, founder, Chairman and CEO of the Kraft Group at the 57th Annual Appeal of Conscience Awards to be held at The Pierre Hotel in New York on Monday, September 19, 2022.
Appeal of Conscience Award:
The Appeal of Conscience Award is presented to visionary business executives with a sense of social responsibility who use their resources and vast reach across borders to better serve the global community.
According to Rabbi Arthur Schneier, Jean-Paul Agon will be recognized for his visionary, innovative, global leadership committed to respect for human dignity, diversity and inclusiveness. Robert Kraft will be cited as a leader in education who stands in the forefront of social justice combatting anti-Semitism and all forms of hatred.
“It is an immense honor for me – and for the entire L’Oréal community– to receive the Appeal of Conscience Award from an organization that has been advancing an inspiring vision of human peace for more than 50 years,” said Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman of the L’Oréal Group. “At L’Oréal, we aim to always operate our business with a deep conscience, commitment, and sense of responsibility for our world. To have our collective contributions recognized brings us all a great feeling of pride.”
Throughout his career, Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman of the L’Oréal Group, has always fought to embrace diversity, promote equality, support diverse communities and encourage acceptance across the globe. The Group has been named one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for 12 years running. L’Oréal is one of the top 100 companies in the Refinitiv Diversity & Inclusion ranking.
In 2021, Jean-Paul Agon received the Anti-Defamation League’s Courage Against Hate Award. He received the Ethical Resource Center’s Pace Leadership in Ethics Award in 2009. Jean-Paul is chairman of the Board of HEC Paris. He is a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists, a Director of the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) and Chairman of the Society of Friends of the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art. He is a commander of the French Legion of Honour.