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ENGIE x L'Oréal - BRESIL

Comment gérer la transition d'un géant de l'industrie cosmétique vers une électricité 100% renouvelable ?

Par ENGIE - 26 novembre 2019 - 18:12

La croissance d'une entreprise ne se traduit pas nécessairement par une augmentation de ses émissions, et L'Oréal Brésil le prouve. Dans la lignée de son programme de développement durable Sharing Beauty With All, le géant mondial de la cosmétique a décidé de réduire ses émissions de CO2 en convertissant ses infrastructures locales à l'énergie renouvelable. Grâce à un contrat de trois ans conclu avec ENGIE, L'Oréal Brésil achète désormais 100% de son énergie au complexe éolien Trairi d'ENGIE. 

 

Client Challenges

  • Limiting carbon emissions
  • Reducing energy costs
  • Delivering on CSR commitments

 

ENGIE's Solution

To help L’Oréal Brazil reduce its carbon footprint, ENGIE implemented its BETTER Energy program. Thanks to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the two organizations, L'Oréal Brazil's manufacturing plants, distribution centers, research center, and head office are now running on green electricity produced by ENGIE’s wind farm in Trairi. And not only is the energy cleaner, but it’s also more convenient, with production managed remotely from an impressive 4,000 km away. 

 

L’Oréal Brazil’s initial goal was to reduce carbon emissions by 60% by 2020; they achieved 68% at the end of 2018 and aren’t stopping there. The ENGIE-L’Oréal Brazil PPA covers three years, but it’s likely only the beginning.

Expertise and Offers

  • Clean energy transition
  • PPA brokerage
  • Wind power supply 
  • Remote energy management

 

"With climate change, there is no turning back, we know that. Addressing it is one of our top priorities and we're working to substantially reduce our CO2 emissions. By sourcing 100% of our energy from the Trairi wind farm, we’re one step closer to this goal. ENGIE has proven that they’re fully aligned with our environmental goals and we’re proud to call them our partner.

An Verhulst-Santos, CEO of L’Oréal Brazil

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