L'Oréal SA

10/01/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/01/2020 04:29

Universum “World’s Most Attractive Employers” ranking: L’Oréal, the only French and European company in the global Top 10 for business students and graduates

Clichy, 1 October 2020 - L'Oréal took 10th place in the Universum 2020 global rankings of business students' and graduates' favourite companies, moving up two spots from 2019. L'Oréal is the only French and European company in the top 10 of this prestigious ranking.

Between October 2019 and March 2020, more than 235,000 business and engineering/IT students and graduates from the world's 12 largest economies have evaluated employers based on 40 characteristics revealing what they consider most important in choosing their future employer.

The Group also moved up two places with engineering/IT students, from 19th to 17th place.

L'Oréal, which receives over a million applications and recruits 5000 apprentices and interns every year, is highly sought after its creative environment, its energy, its high-appeal products and services, and the training it offers employees.

'This recognition is very important for L'Oréal. By choosing us as one of their top 10 favourite employers, business students are recognising L'Oréal's values such as open mindedness, responsibility, and social and environmental commitments,' says Jean-Claude Le Grand, L'Oréal Executive Vice-President Human Relations. 'At time of economic uncertainty in the context of Covid-19, L'Oréal is today more than ever committed to support young generations who start their professional life.'

About the Universum 'World's Most Attractive Employers' ranking
The Universum 'World's Most Attractive Employers' ranking compiles the results of surveys carried out in the world's 12 largest economies: Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States. These 12 markets make up 70 % of the global economy. The data was collected between October 2019 and March 2020.
More information: https://universumglobal.com/media-center

About L'Oréal
L'Oréal has devoted itself to beauty for over 100 years. With its unique international portfolio of 36 diverse and complementary brands, the Group generated sales amounting to 29.87 billion euros in 2019 and employs 88,000 people worldwide. As the world's leading beauty company, L'Oréal is present across all distribution networks: mass market, department stores, pharmacies and drugstores, hair salons, travel retail, branded retail and e-commerce.
Research and innovation, and a dedicated research team of 4,100 people, are at the core of L'Oréal's strategy, working to meet beauty aspirations all over the world. L'Oréal sets out ambitious sustainable development goals across the Group for 2030 and aims to empower its ecosystem for a more inclusive and sustainable society.

More information: https://mediaroom.loreal.com/

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