L’Oréal’s subsidiaries encourage preventive health initiatives

L’Oréal is convinced that employee fulfilment is key to its growth and long-term success. Initiatives taken by Panorama in 2011.

L'Oréal affiliates encourage preventative health initiatives

Uruguay promotes "good health practices"

Throughout 2011, L'Oréal Uruguay ran a campaign to promote "good health practices" among its employees. The programme covered several key areas: the possibility of exercising at the workplace and the benefits of "well-being massages" on the site, but also a chance to consult a work nutritionist, not to mention the distribution of healthy recipes and food supplements for pregnant women. These initiatives met with considerable success and were warmly welcomed by employees.

L’Oréal UK encourages well-being among its employees

Since 2010, the UK subsidiary of L'Oréal has been focused on developing and encouraging well-being among its employees against a backdrop of economic crisis. The goal was to foster good health and commitment among employees every day. Among the wide variety of initiatives, the subsidiary offers price discounts on bicycles as well as incentives to choose "green" transport for the daily commute. To this end, bicycle parking facilities have been extended and showers installed. Yoga classes are also offered on the site each week while a partnership was set up with the English National Ballet which concluded with a performance by employees themselves. Finally, the subsidiary promotes healthy meals in the company canteen accompanied by cookery demonstrations.

L’Oréal France helps set up the "Heart Charter"

In France, L’Oréal helped launch the "Heart Charter" in partnership with the RMC/BFM association. Its aim is to encourage companies to raise awareness of heart problems among employees and teach them how to administer a heart massage and first aid techniques while also ensuring the widespread installation of defibrillators in companies. The idea behind this initiative is to give genuine momentum to this major public health challenge which can create social and civic dynamics.

L’Oréal has always placed people at the center of the company, and done so with a vision for the long term. The development of men and women is one of the key factors behind the group’s economic and social performance.

The desire to carry out an active policy in diversity – as an agent of progress, innovation, and creation of social ties – has been evident for many years, growing richer over time with the group’s growth.

Recognized as one of the world’s most attractive companies for young graduates and most formative environments for developing leadership among its managers, L’Oréal is always looking to find a balance between constantly improving its efficiency and enriching its pool of talent, at all levels and in all countries.

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