Jul. 7th 2010, Shanghai--L'Oreal China employees celebrated their first Citizen Day as well as the 101st birthday of the group in a beautiful L'Oreal Citizen Village built in Dream Wharf.
L'Oreal Citizen Day is an annual employee festival, which aims to help employees better understand philanthropy projects launched by the company and show L'Oreal's good corporate citizen image. L'Oreal Citizen Village consists of four fields--Science, Education, Solidarity and 2010 China Commitment. In the field of science, L'Oreal showed China Young Women in Science Fellowships which was carried on since 6 years ago and the 100,000 Years of Beauty books edited by 300 experts from 35 countries. In education field there were Hairdresser Against Aids project and Decoding the Hair science exhibition. In the solidarity field, visitors can find L'Oreal On-Campus Charity Sales started 8 years ago and L’Oreal Fund for Students Employment and Entrepreneurship, together with L'Oreal's contribution after Sichuan and Qinghai earthquakes. L'Oreal's commitment to Expo can be found in 2010 China Commitment field, L’Oreal China is the sponsor to both Shanghai 2010 World Expo and French Pavilion. And in this field The 2009 L'Oreal China Sustainability Report, the first country-specific report for the Group was also exhibited.
Jean-Paul Agon, L'Oreal Group CEO celebrated the first Citizen Day with all the employees in L'Oreal China. He delivered the importance of L'Oreal Citizen Day and shared his proud of being a citizen of L'Oreal. As the Citizen Day Project this year, L'Oreal China invited 20 young heroes from Sichuan and Qinghai earthquake areas to visit Expo and Shanghai. At the end, young heroes and employee volunteers of L'Oreal China expressed their beautiful vision: Make the World A Better Place by singing a Chinese song named Tomorrow Will Be Better.