Cosmetics giant L’Oréal has bought a company that grows human skin to reduce the need for animal testing while mobile phone firm Vodafone has said its investors see energy use and climate change are the biggest CSR concerns for investors.

Both companies have published their latest CSR reports this week, with L’Oréal proposing to measure future performance against 25 sustainability criteria and already reporting a major reductions in water wasted while Vodafone highlights the importance of transparency and the meeting of ethical standards in its report, which leans more towards social progress rather than specific environmental targets.

The L’Oréal report can be found in full here while the Vodafone report can be viewed here.

Sam Bond

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