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Our mission Make life more beautiful
and passing on a more beautiful planet

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Clarins we care

This mission comes with a concrete set of commitments and a two-pronged promise to do more and to do better, for you and the planet.

We are working towards beauty that is more responsible and committed than ever before.

Corporate Social Responsibility at Clarinsin 11 key dates

2025
2020
2016
2014
2011
2007
1999
1997
1992-93
1989
1966
Leaf heart

2025

OUR 2025 OBJECTIVES

By 2025, Clarins is looking to source 80% of our plant extracts organically, offer 100% recyclable packaging and reduce carbon emission by a further 30%.

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Flowers

2020

CLARINS REACHES CARBON NEUTRALITY

But it doesn’t stop there. Over the next five years, Clarins is committed to doing more to reduce carbon emissions – the first is to obtain our B Corporation certification by 2023.

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Christian Courtin Clarins

2016

THE DOMAINE CLARINS IS SET UP IN THE ALPS

At 1400m altitude and spanning 10 hectares, the Domaine Clarins is an outdoor laboratory in the heart of the Alps where we grow our own 100% organic, high quality ingredients. Plants are grown using traditional and sustainable farming practices to respect the soil and the surrounding nature. 14 plant species are currently being cultivated at the Domaine and four are already being used in Clarins products. And that is just the start!

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Comfort scrub

2014

STOPPING THE USE OF MICROBEADS

Years before an official ban came into place in the beauty world, Clarins decided to remove microbeads from all exfoliating products.

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Feed

2011

A PARTNERSHIP WITH FEED

In 2011, Clarins joined the Feed program, founded several years prior by Lauren Bush Lauren. With our help, Feed has been able to provide over 30 million nutritious meals to school kids in 40 countries.

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Fair trade

2007

LAUNCH OF OUR FIRST FAIR TRADE PROGRAMS

Sustainable agriculture protects us and nature. Very early on, Clarins set up Fair Trade programs across the world. Today, we work with 11 subsidiaries: five in Madagascar, four in Burkina Faso and two in India.

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Clarins basket

1999

BANNING OF PLASTIC BAGS, A BEAUTY FIRST

Visionary Christian Courtin-Clarins was ahead of the curve in understanding that plastic bags were only sullying our planet. 18 years prior to the passing of the law banning their use, he saw that plastic bags at were removed from all Clarins locations worldwide.

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Prix Clarins

1997

THE LAUNCH OF THE CLARINS AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

For the past 20 years, this prestigious award recognizes inspirational women lending a helping hand to children in need.

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Alps

1992 /1993

BEGINNING OF PARTNERSHIP WITH ALP ACTION

In 1992, Clarins launched a range of cleansing milks with Alpine herbs. Fascinated by the Alpine forests, the group decided to support its preservation. In 1993, we began a partnership with Alp Action, now named Asters. The partnership is still ongoing to this day.

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Arthritis

1989

THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION (previously known as ARP) WAS FOUNDED

Founded by Jacques Courtin-Clarins and, since 2006, chaired by Olivier Courtin-Clarins, the Arthritis Foundation was the first organisation to fight against illnesses related to rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism and musculoskeletal disorders. Since its creation 1989, the foundation has financed 64 projects and donated more 18 million euros in grants.

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Tonic Oil

1966

FIRST OILS WITH 100% PURE PLANT EXTRACTS

Previously exclusively for Institut Clarins customers, in 1966 our oils were commercialized for the first time. They were our first product to be formulated with 100% pure plant extracts and to be sold in glass bottles.

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