Solar projects in Arkansas and Kentucky help L’Oréal achieve 100% renewable electricity for U.S. operations

By Kathie Zipp L’Oréal USA has achieved 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. manufacturing, reducing its carbon emissions by 84%, water usage by 52%, waste per finished product by 43% and making considerable improvements in package design.
Key projects across the country included massive solar projects in Arkansas and Kentucky, wind turbines in Texas, and an eco-design tool used across the company to assess the environmental impact of each product’s life cycle. These efforts helped the company achieve a 67% reduction in carbon emissions worldwide from a 2005 baseline – a global goal exceeded four years ahead of schedule through its sustainability program, Sharing

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