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Category Source Code Comment Rating Date  Subject Climate Counts compares companies on their commitment to tackling global warming. Change from previous year's score: +8 Review: 18/22 points. L'Oreal has been measuring its companywide impact on global warming since 2001. Reduce: 42/56 points. L'Oreal has established clear goals to reduce its energy use and has reduced its impact on global warming (i.e., its greenhouse gas emissions or climate footprint). Policy Stance: 8/10 points. L'Oreal has distinguished itself by strongly advocating for comprehensive public policy that addresses climate change and would lead to market-wide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and the growth of renewable energy capacity. Report: 8/12 points. L'Oreal has made some public information available on its companywide efforts to address global warming. May 12, 2011 L'Oreal
Boycotts Boycotts (Miscellaneous) Naturewatch has a long-standing boycott of L'Oreal due to its continued use of animal testing for cosmetics. The French multinational uses ingredients that have been tested on animals, despite public statements to the contrary. It has also been criticised for lobbying against an EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics. L'Oreal
Health :: Ingredients Safe Cosmetics L'Oreal refuses to sign the Compact for Safe Cosmetics, a pledge to remove carcinogens and other harmful ingredients from beauty and personal care products. In October 2007 the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found that several red lipsticks manufactured by L'Oreal contained lead. L'Oreal
Amalgamated Research UN Global Compact participant The United Nations Global Compact asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of 10 values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment, and anti-corruption. However it's non-binding nature has been widely criticised, and many signatory corporations continue to violate the Compact's values. May 17, 2011 L'Oreal
Animal Issues :: Animal Testing People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals This company manufactures products that ARE tested on animals. June 21, 2011 L'Oreal
Amalgamated Research WWF Deeper Luxury WWF-UK analysed and ranked the 10 largest publicly-traded luxury brand-owners on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Nov. 11, 2007 L'Oreal
Health :: Nanoparticles Friends Of The Earth Testing commissioned by Friends of the Earth Australia found nanoparticles in foundations and concealers sold by L'Oreal. Nov. 1, 2009 L'Oreal
Health :: Ingredients Skin Deep profile Skin Deep is an online safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products, with over 54,000 products rated from 0 (low concern) to 10 (higher concern). May 16, 2011 L'Oreal
Social :: Human Rights 100% on Corporate Equality Index Company listed under the Household Products category. Jan. 1, 2011 L'Oreal
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