Avon Products Inc. has released its latest Corporate Responsibility Report, which shares progress on all aspects of its sustainability strategy. Highlights from the report include: $1.1 billion donated to women’s causes 99% brochure paper sourced sustainably 50% of energy use came from renewable sources in 2019 93% recycling in operations Reduced carbon emissions by 53% from…

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Natura &Co, Avon

Natura &Co Holding S.A. has published its 2019 Annual Report, reporting its financial and operational data regarding the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2019. The report was also filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 6, 2020. The Form 20-F is available in English on the SEC’s website, on the Brazilian Securities Exchange…

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Avon Products Inc. has launched a campaign calling on men and women worldwide to #SpeakOut and put an end to pejorative words and phrases used to silence women. Launched ahead of International Women’s day on March 8, the campaign is in response to growing evidence of a gender divide, with the World Economic Forum’s 2020…

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Angela Cretu has been appointed Avon Products Inc.’s CEO to drive the next phase of the company’s transformation. The appointment follows the recent transaction between Avon and Natura &Co to create the world’s fourth-largest pure-play beauty company. Cretu will be responsible for business operations outside of Latin America and for the oversight of the Avon brand globally. She brings…

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animal testing

Avon Products Inc. has ended all regulatory-required animal testing, making it the first global beauty company selling in China to stop all animal testing of ingredients and products across all its brands. Respect for animal welfare is a cornerstone of Avon’s product safety philosophy and Avon was one of the first companies to stop animal…

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Stevie Awards for Women

ARIIX, Jeunesse Global, Nu Skin Enterprises and Avon Products Inc. were among the winners at the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The awards, which honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run, were presented Nov. 15 at a gala celebration in New York. Winners included: Grand Stevie Award (Program’s Highest Honor) Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL,…

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Genetika+

Genetika+ has won Avon’s Women Startup Competition 2019. Genetika+, led by Talia Cohen Solal, has developed cutting edge technology to determine which drug to treat depression will be best suited to each patient, making treatment more effective, more quickly. The start-up from Jerusalem was crowned the winner during the final event in London, followed in…

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Natura

Natura &Co posted another strong performance in the third quarter of 2019, with revenue growth in all three of its brands: Natura, The Body Shop and Aesop. Natura &Co’s consolidated net revenue reached R$3.5 billion, up 7.2 percent on a reported basis and up 10.1 percent at constant currency. The Natura brand’s adjusted net revenue in Brazil was…

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Avon Q3

Avon Products, Inc. announced revenue of $1.18 billion for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019, down 16 percent from $1.4 billion in Q3 2018. “We continue to execute our Open Up turnaround strategy, with productivity gains driving adjusted operating margin expansion and improved free cash flow,” said Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld. “The push and pull…

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