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Commitments

Innovating for the health of sensitive skin while ensuring respect for nature

Our brand, Eau Thermale Avène, is a Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique brand that has obtained the highest level of the For Life benchmark for its CSR approach (score of 81.5). As a stakeholder and actor in this approach, we strive to include issues of sustainable development at the heart of everything we do. We are part of a continuous improvement process.
We are therefore ensuring that we act today to go even further tomorrow. Discover our activities and commitments.

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Calmed skin, easy life

  • Eczema, psoriasis, post-cancer, 300 patients soothed every day at the Avène Hydrotherapy Center.
  • Soothing water: over 150 scientific and clinical studies.
  • Post-biotic innovative active ingredients derived from the microflora of Avène Thermal Spring Water developed by our researchers and experts in water microbiology.
  • Improved effectiveness through innovative dermatological active ingredients (over 50 patents).

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High efficiency without compromise on safety and tolerance

  • 100% of products formulated with just the right number of ingredients for their safety and effectiveness.
  • 0% preservatives and fragrances in Sterile Cosmetics treatments to reduce the risk of sensitivity and respect the skin microbiome.
  •  Non-allergenic*, tolerance and effectiveness tests under dermatological control.

*Products developed to minimise the risk of allergic reactions

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Committed to advancing dermatology
and improving the quality of life for people with sensitive skin

  • Collaboration, continuous support and training of healthcare professionals.
  • Partnerships with patient associations: support, education and relief.

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Committed to protecting the environment
and resources in Avène-les-Bains

  • Avène Thermal Spring Water emerges from its source naturally with a constant composition, temperature and flow.
  • 40,000 checks per year on average conducted to guarantee the quality of Avène Thermal Spring Water.
  • Establishment of a sustainable management plan for the impluvium in conjunction with local stakeholders.

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Sustainable development and production: a continuous improvement approach

  • French local production in a production plant is certified ISO 14 001 for its environmental management, which is directly connected to the source for pure and intact Avène Thermal Spring Water. 
  • Reduction of the impact of formulas: non-ecotoxic sun filters*, 90% of the rinse-off formulas are biodegradable**. From 2021, 100% of new rinse-off and leave-on skincare products will be eco-designed.
  • 93% of our packaging is recyclable. By 2025, it will be 100% recyclable or reusable.***

 **Tests carried out on some species of coral and plankton representative of marine biodiversity

**OCDE 301B test, excluding specific products

***According to sorting rules and French recycling channels.

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Committed to regenerating marine ecosystems in Indonesia*

By 2021,

  • over 10,300 corals will be transplanted.
  • 6,000 mangrove trees will be replanted to protect the coast from erosion.
  • 81 tonnes of plastic will be collected and recycled.

*In Bali (Pejarakan) – in partnership with the PUR Projet

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