L'Oreal USA Employees Volunteer In Local Communities Across the Country

3000 + L'Oreal USA employees volunteer their time and talents to help others
Jun 15, 2011 9:45 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 – Today across the country, more than 3,000 L’Oréal USA employees will roll up their sleeves to help those in need in their local communities by participating in the company’s annual Employee Volunteer Day. At the company’s facilities across the country, as well as the New York headquarters, employees will engage in more than 12,000 hours of community service in a single day. 

From North Little Rock, Arkansas to Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, L’Oréal USA employees will engage in a variety of volunteer initiatives including literacy projects with children, sorting food at local pantries, preparing food and serving the hungry and cleaning up local parks and environmental centers, among many others.   “At L’Oréal, we all think that it is important to assist those in need in the communities in which we do business,” 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.”   L’Oréal 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 in Paris, which was established in 2006, provides global support for important social initiatives including the company’s For Women in Science 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 USA L'Oréal USA, headquartered in New York City, with 2010 sales of over $4.7 billion, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of L'Oréal SA, the world’s leading beauty company. In addition to corporate headquarters in New York, L'Oréal USA has Research and Development, Manufacturing and Distribution facilities across seven states in the U.S., including New Jersey, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, and Texas.  Between L’Oréal USA and all of its subsidiaries, there are over 9,800 employees.   L'Oréal's impressive portfolio of brands includes Lancôme, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, Viktor & Rolf, Diesel, Cacharel, L'Oréal Paris, Garnier, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, L'Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase and Shu Uemura Art of Hair. The U.S. is the base for the product development, international marketing and advertising for L'Oréal’s twelve American brands: Maybelline New York, Soft-Sheen.Carson, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Essie Cosmetics, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Matrix, Logics, Mizani, Pureology, SkinCeuticals and Dermablend. For more information on our brands visit www.lorealusa.com. ###