06 Dec '11, 12am

Avon's CSR Report Gives Its Paper, Water & Energy Use a Makeover

Avon's CSR Report Gives Its Paper, Water & Energy Use a Makeover

Makeup is sometimes used to conceal embarrassing flaws. Today, with the release of its latest corporate responsibility report, cosmetics giant Avon opted to reveal more about its sustainability and philanthropic work than in the past. Titled "The Beauty of Doing Good" and available online-only at responsibility.avoncompany.com , the self-assessment covers 2009-2010 and is the third such evaluation in the company's 125 year history. Avon wanted to increase transparency across the "three pillars" of its corporate responsibility missions: empowering women, sustainability and philanthropy. "Presenting the report online, in an interactive format, saves paper, but also lets us update the date more frequently," said Susan Arnot Heaney, Avon's Global Director of Corporate Responsibility. She added that Avon plans to publish a full report every odd year, with continuous updates of ...

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