L’Oréal USA Employees Give Back in Local Communities Across the Nation

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L’Oréal USA Employees Give Back in Local Communities Across the Nation

3,000 + employees volunteer their time and talents to help others and give back
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 7:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - June 23, 2010 - Today, L’Oréal USA employees will roll up their sleeves to help those in need in their local communities. More than 3,000 employees at the company’s facilities across the country, and 550 employees in New York City, will engage in more than 12,000 hours of service. The second annual Employee Volunteer Day is an effort to give back to the communities in which the company operates and help make the lives of those less fortunate a little more beautiful.
From North Little Rock, Arkansas to New Brunswick, New Jersey, L’Oréal USA employees will be engaged in a variety of volunteer projects including helping unemployed adults prepare to enter the workforce, making and delivering meals for the homebound, assembling and distributing children’s bicycles to kids in need, or raking, mulching and weeding local parks.
“At L’Oréal, we know that socially responsible initiatives and programs like these are fundamental to our company’s continued growth and success,” said Frédéric Rozé, President and CEO, L’Oréal USA. “We are a company of caring and compassionate people and I am proud to lead a team that so genuinely wants to make a difference in the lives of others.”
The company has been recognized by many leading organizations and rating agencies for its ethical standards of behavior and its commitment to operating a sustainable business which provides for the triple bottom line – economic growth, environmental respect and social responsibility. The L’Oréal Foundation, which was established in 2006, provides global support for important social initiatives including the company’s For Women in Science program and Hairdressers Against Aids partnerships with UNESCO.
Since 1909, L’Oréal, the world’s leading beauty company, has been striving to make beauty an accessible reality for everyone by developing products that meet the cultural preferences and needs of men and women around the globe. Today, L’Oréal operates in more than 130 countries and markets more than 80,000 products across 23 beauty brands.
About L’Oréal
L’Oréal is a worldwide leader in the cosmetics industry, with annual consolidated sales in 2009 of €17.5 billion.  The company employs more than 64,600 people in 130 countries and manufactures 4.9 billion products in 38 industrial plants around the world. The prestigious portfolio of leading personal care products brands are developed by scientists in the company’s 18 research & development centers around the world and includes: L'Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline New York, SoftSheen·Carson, Lancôme, Giorgio Armani, Shu Uemura, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, Viktor & Rolf, Diesel, Cacharel, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Ralph Lauren, Biotherm, L'Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Matrix, Logics, Mizani, Pureology, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, Sanoflore, Dermablend, SkinCeuticals and The Body Shop.
Lauren Curmi
L’Oréal USA