Avon: CSR & Sustainability News

Avon Products Inc. engages in manufacturing and marketing beauty and related products in worldwide. Its beauty products consist of color cosmetics, fragrances, skin care, and personal care; fashion products include fashion jewelry, watches, apparel, footwear, accessories; and children’s products; and home products consists of gift and decorative products, housewares, entertainment and leisure products, and nutritional products.

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3p Weekend: 10 Companies That Are Actually Listening to Customers About Controversial Ingredients

While many companies turn a deaf hear to customers' requests for transparency, some are heeding the call and taking bold steps toward sustainable…
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Sharing Economy Paves the Way for Collaboration

Our series on the sharing economy has illuminated a new industry, one that has forged professional relationships, brought people together, funded dreams, and…

Can Lipstick Eradicate Poverty?

Direct sales of lipstick can be a powerful weapon in the fight against poverty, according to the findings of a research from the…
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Is Avon’s New CSR Blog Ready to Come Calling?

Avon has just started a new CR blog, Avon’s Calling, as the latest effort in its goal to be transparent and to offer…

Interview: Chuck Slaughter, Living Goods

For the second time this week, I found myself presented with the "Avon model" of product distribution in Africa. This time, Living Goods'…

Three Major Cosmetic Companies Reinstate Animal Testing

PETA announced last week that Avon, Mary Kay and Estee Lauder have been conducting tests on animals at the request of the Chinese…
Avon Walk For Breast Cancer, Santa Barbara, CA

Ding Dong! Avon CSR Report Touts Work on Deforestation, Green Building

Avon's CSR report, released earlier this week, touts a bevy of achievements and promises to address issues including deforestation, governance and philanthropy.
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Beauty Company Avon Shifts to Sustainable Palm Oil

Just a few weeks ago we wrote about sustainable palm oil in the food business. It seems that with growing consumer awareness, the…

With America Behind in CSR Reporting, GRI Opens Wall Street Office

The Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) relevance has surged the past few years. The Amsterdam-based organization’s guidelines for corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting has…

Hello, Green Avon?

In 1886, David McConnell, founder of Avon Products, said the company would “meet fully the obligations of corporate citizenship by contributing to the…