L’Oréal supports the United Nations Global Compact

L’Oréal supports the United Nations Global Compact since 2003. This major United Nations initiative encourages the integration of social, environmental and governance principles in business activities.

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In the framework of the United Nations Global Compact, L’Oréal's is committed to supporting and implementing, within its sphere of influence, the ten fundamental principles relating to human rights, labor standards, the environment and the fight against corruption.

Human Rights


Our Human Rights Policy is based on our 4 Ethical Principles – INTEGRITY, RESPECT, COURAGE and TRANSPARENCY – and is part of our Code of Ethics.

We believe that as a business we have a responsibility to respect internationally recognised human rights and that we must take steps to identify and address any actual or potential adverse impacts in which we may be involved through our own operations or our business relationships. We also believe that we can contribute to positive human rights impacts by playing our role as a responsible corporate citizen.
L’ORÉAL Human Rights Policy
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L’Oréal ensures that workers' rights are respected and it contributes to the abolition of all forms of discrimination.

Fight against corruption

L’Oréal supports the the fight against corruption and publicly states a zero-tolerance policy on corruption. The anti-corruption policy set out in L’Oréal’s Code of Business Ethics applies to all employees, officers and directors and members of the Group Executive Committee and its subsidiaries worldwide.


L’Oréal has long been involved on promoting the preservation of the environment and protection of biodiversity. It is committed to significantly reducing its environmental footprint.