The Estee Lauder Companies has announced that it has become a member of the Circular Economy 100 program, run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
The global platform brings together cross-industry corporations, governments, cities, universities and innovators from around the world to accelerate progress towards a circular economy.
“As a global company, employer and corporate citizen, The Estée Lauder Companies is committed to taking positive actions to ensure a healthier planet for all,” said Nancy Mahon, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability, The Estée Lauder Companies. “Driving circularity through sustainable packaging innovation is a priority for us and we believe a collaborative cross-industry approach is key to making meaningful progress. We are proud to be joining the Circular Economy 100 (CE100) programme, run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and look forward to working with the Foundation and its members who are at the forefront of the transition to a circular economy.”
The US prestige beauty behemoth has made a series of pledges reflecting its commitment to the zero waste movement, including upping the amount of post-consumer recycled content in packaging by 50 percent by 2025 and use responsibly sourced paper products wherever possible.