Energy: Mexico’s wind turbines
Environment

Now 84% of the electrical energy used by the Mexico plant and the Centrex site comes from wind turbines, which from 2012, will reduce CO2 emissions by 60% compared with 2005.

Windmills in Mexico

Since 1st, December 2011, L’Oréal Mexico has had access to wind energy via its stake in the company Eurus, a producer of this form of renewable energy. Now 84% of the electrical energy used by the Mexico plant and the Centrex site comes from wind turbines, which from 2012, will reduce CO2 emissions by 60% compared with 2005.

During the course of 2012, L’Oréal is also set to open its largest-ever hair colour plant at Villa de Reyes in San Luis Potosí state. This new production site, the group’s second in Mexico and the fourth in Latin America, will also make use of solar energy.

Key Figures

  • 84% of the electrical energy used by the Mexico plant and the Centrex site comes from wind turbines.

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Initiatives at L’Oréal Mexico City