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The L’OCCITANE Group is now B Corp-certified

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To achieve certification, the group evaluated its impact on all its stakeholders

GENEVA — The L’OCCITANE Group is now a certified B Corporation. With certification, the group joins a global community of like-minded businesses that share a vision of creating an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy.

“We have championed sustainability since 1976. Today, we are incredibly excited to join this group of businesses that share our ethos – harnessing the power of business to build stronger communities, reduce economic inequality and create a more sustainable environment for everyone,” said Adrien Geiger, Chief Sustainability Officer at the L’OCCITANE Group.

To achieve certification, the group evaluated its impact on all its stakeholders – including employees, the wider community, suppliers, customers, shareholders and the environment – in its offices, factories, stores and supply chain. Using the B Corp framework, the company identified best practices to help it have an ambitious impact.

“We warmly welcome the L’OCCITANE Group to our community of over 6,900 innovative companies catalyzing a more inclusive and regenerative economy. Their commitment to biodiversity and sustainable value chain is commendable and aligns with B Movement interdependence principles,” said Jonathan Normand, Executive Director of B Lab Switzerland.

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