After a study conducted by an independent organism, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has decided to distinguish L'OCCITANE as exemplary company for its work in Burkina Faso as part of its 2013 program, "Doing business in benefit of all. "

L'OCCITANE is also a member of the Business Call to Action. This initiative, launched in 2008 by UNDP and other institutional partners bring together companies that contribute among others to the economic development of poor and protecting the environment.


Today, the recognition of our efforts by the United Nations shows the relevance exchange set up with the women of Burkina Faso there 30 years.
The shea tree became our link, but also towards their economic empowerment. " "
- Olivier Baussan, founder of L'OCCITANE EN PROVENCE

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