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L’Oréal has published its 2017 Progress Report

Thursday, May 17, 2018

L’Oréal has published their 2017 Progress Report on its sustainability programme 'Sharing Beauty with All'. The report shows significant progress, as much on sustainable innovation as on the company’s commitment to fighting climate change.

"In 2017, we have once again shown that economic success and environmental performance go hand in hand. We want to show that responsible growth is not just possible but necessare, and that sustainability shapes a desirable future for everyone." says Alexandra Palt, the Group's Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer.


  • The 'SPOT evaluation tool' a first of its kind in the beauty industry: L’Oréal has implemented its Sustainable Product Optimisation Tool (SPOT) across all its brands. Learn more about SPOT.
  • A recognised low carbon performance: L’Oréal reduced by 73% the carbon emissions of its plants and distribution centres in absolute terms, compared to 2005, while increasing its production volume by 33% in the same period. 
  • Renewed climate ambition in line with the Science Based Targets initiative: L’Oréal has undertaken new commitments towards 2030 to fight climate change and reduce its carbon footprint. Goal is to reduce by 25% in absolute terms, compared to 2016, all its greenhouse gas emissions, i.e. those emitted directly by L’Oréal as well as those generated indirectly


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