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2015 progress report: L’Oréal’s sustainability program is accelerating


In 2015, the Group made important progress: • 74% of L’Oréal products launched in 2015 have an improved environmental or social profile (vs 67% in 2014). • In 2015, several brands launched products with formulas offering a level of biodegradability between 97 and 99%, including Garnier Ultra Doux Mythical Olive body lotion, Kérastase Fusio-Dose Booster Discipline, Ushuaïa Hibiscus Bio deodorant, Armani Men Master Cleanser and Vichy After-Sun Shower Oil. • CO2 emissions of production decreased by 56% in absolute terms (vs -50.2% in 2014... Read More »

Appointments to L’ORÉAL’s executive committee


Marc Menesguen, President Consumer Products Division, has decided to retire beginning 2017 after contributing to L’Oréal’s development for more than 30 years. “I warmly thank Marc for his major contribution to the Group’s success throughout the many important responsibilities he held during these 30 years, and for the fundamental work he undertook at the head of the Consumer Products Division which is starting to bear fruit in terms of growth and market share gains” said Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman & CEO of L’Oréal. Marc Menesguen joined L’... Read More »

L’ORÉAL commits to the up skilling of 15 000 students through the path to win a new e-learning platform to support their project development and boost their employability


The Path to Win platform, developed in partnership with the world’s leading e-learning solutions provider - Cross Knowledge, and General Assembly – a strong partner in digital learning, is a e-learning path accessible all year-round to both students and 150 partner university professors. With learning modules such as: how to create a marketing plan, how to develop sustainable packaging, how to take advantage of social media to develop efficient marketing strategies for brands, and how to reinforce your presentation skills … the platform pres... Read More »

Hennessy·8, a tribute to eight generations of Master Blenders


The number eight in Hennessy·8 is emblematic at multiple levels. A symbol of perfection, the number also refers to eight successive generations of Hennessy Master Blenders, as well as the eight exceptional eaux-de-vie in the assemblage. Seven were meticulously selected by Yann Fillioux to illustrate each generation of Master Blenders. And the eighth was chosen by his designated successor, Renaud Fillioux de Gironde, who will shortly become the eighth generation of Master Blenders from the Fillioux family to orchestrate Hennessy creations, havin... Read More »

First results of real­world fuel consumption


In November 2015, with media coverage casting a pall over the automotive industry, PSA Peugeot Citroën decided to take a unique approach by publishing real-world fuel consumption data for its cars in order to be transparent with customers. PSA Peugeot Citroën is the first carmaker to adopt such an approach and is today publishing initial fuel consumption metrics for three of its most popular vehicles. The measurements were made under a protocol developed with the NGO Transport & Environment, on public roads near Paris (25.5 km urban, ... Read More »

Nissan ready to kick off Blancpain Championship defense at Circuit Paul Ricard in France


Nissan's 2016 lineup will continue the development of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 at the Blancpain pre-season test at the venue where the team triumphed in 2015. Victory in the Six Hours of Paul Ricard last season was a key step in the team's drive for championship success. For 2016, Nissan will not only defend its driver's endurance championship, but also contest the Blancpain sprint title for the first time. At this week's test, Nissan's full line-up of seven GT-R drivers will complete laps aboard the No.23 (Pro) and No.24 (Pro-Am) entrie... Read More »

L’oréal named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the seventh time


The World’s Most Ethical Companies recognizes organizations who align principle with action, work tirelessly to make trust part of their corporate DNA, and in doing so, shape future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices today. Being an honoree for the seventh time underscores L’Oréal’s commitment to leading ethical business standards. Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, declared: “We are honored to receive this recognition by Ethisphere, it will be a source of pride for all L’Oréal employees. Over t... Read More »

Renault will participate in the Nissan share buyback program to maintain its shareholding at 43.4%


Considering that this buyback program will create value for all Nissan shareholders, including Renault, the Board of Directors of Renault approved participating in this transaction which will not affect the 43.4% holding of Nissan shares by Renault. ... Read More »

2015 Annual Results


"We have completed our plan in record time thanks to the involvement of the entire company and its stakeholders," said Carlos Tavares, Chairman of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Managing Board. "I am delighted with this collective success. It puts our company back in the race and proves its potential. In an unsettled international environment, agility and operational excellence are key to success. We will be able to harness this strength when implementing our new plan for profitable growth". The Group's pro forma 1revenue for 2015 was €56,328 milli... Read More »

Renault to recruit 1,000 permanent employees and 1,000 apprentices in France in 2016


Between 2015 and 2016, 1,000 people were hired on permanent contracts. This is proof that the concrete measures taken since 2013 to help drive the Group’s growth and prepare for the future have been a success. Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault group: “With the agreement signed in 2013, we ensured the continuing activity of our French plants, which are now more competitive, higher-performing, and more attractive to our partners. In 2015, this enhanced competitiveness significantly boosted our production volume to more than 660,000... Read More »

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