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L’Oreal achieves carbon neutrality across all North Asia sites

This covers Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. 

L’Oreal Group reported it has achieved carbon neutrality across all its operated sites in its North Asia zone. 

This includes plants, distribution centres, offices and research & innovation centres in five markets – Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. 

“With the launch of our ambitious sustainability commitment in 2020 - L'Oréal for the Future - which states that all L'Oréal sites worldwide must reach carbon neutrality by 2025, the North Asia Zone accelerated its efforts to achieve its goals, which we are immensely proud of,” Fabrice Megarbane, President North Asia & CEO L’Oréal China, said. 

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Amongst its North Asia markets, Mainland China was the first to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019; whilst its Japan market achieved it in July 2022. 

In its pursuit to achieve carbon neutrality, L’Oreal implemented a variety of measures, such as installing renewable energy generating facilities on its sites in Mainland China and South Korea. 

It also adopted solutions to reduce carbon emissions through partnerships in developing local renewable energy projects. 

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“From today, in North Asia, each L’Oréal product is produced and stored in plants and warehouses that are carbon neutral. Going forward, we will further collaborate with our stakeholders to reduce CO2 emissions along the entire industry value chain through product innovation and consumer empowerment programs, transportation upgrading and collaboration with strategic suppliers,” Pankaj Gupta, SVP for North Asia and China Operations, said.

 

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