Natura & Co
Personal care products
Cosmetics group comprising Natura Cosmetico and Avon. Natura acquired Aesop in 2013, The Body Shop from L'Oreal in 2017, and Avon in 2019. In 2023 Natura sold Aesop to L'Oreal and The Body Shop to Aurelius.

Overall

Owned BRA
Rating C
About the Ratings
Natura & Co SA
BRA

Company Assessment

Natura & Co SA
Praise
Certified B Corporations use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards; meet higher legal accountability standards; and build business constituency for good business.
The PalmOil Scan app, produced by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), rates companies on their commitment to sourcing sustainable palm oil. Companies are scored on their use of certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), commitment to sourcing CSPO, on-the-ground conservation action, and membership to the RSPO. Companies can earn a rating of Excellent, Good, Poor or No Commitment. This company is rated "Good" (retrieved 18 Nov 2023).
Source: WAZA (2023)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 72/100 in the Personal Products category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 21 Oct 2022). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Criticism
The Green Supply Chain Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) evaluates consumer-facing companies that have a sizeable supply chain in China. The evaluation uses government supervision data and public information to assess the environmental management of their supply chains in China. This company received a score of 15.14/100 (retrieved 24 Nov 2023).
Source: IPE (2023)
Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments. This company received a score of 34.6%.
The 2024 Social Benchmark assesses the world's 2,000 most influential companies on their responsibility in meeting society's fundamental expectations towards three measurement areas: respecting human rights, providing decent work, and acting ethically. This company was assessed in 2024 and received a score of 7.5/20. The average score was an alarmingly low 4.6/20 and the highest score was 15.5/20.
Information
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target; put a price on carbon; responsible corporate engagement in climate policy; report climate change information in mainstream reports as a fiduciary duty.
This company is a signatory to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, whose goal is to eliminate plastic pollution at its source.
This company is a member of the Responsible Mica Initiative, a Do-Tank which aims to eradicate child labour and unacceptable working conditions in the Indian mica supply chain by joining forces across industries.
As You Sow's 2024 Plastic Promises Scorecard measures the corporate ambition and action of 225 large companies across six industries on six core pillars of plastic packaging pollution prevention: 1) Recyclability, 2) Reduction, 3) Recycled Content, 4) Recovery, 5) Reuse, and 6) Producer Responsibility. This company received a grade of C.

Company Details

Type:
Public company
Founded:
1969
Subsidiaries:
Natura Cosmeticos SA
Personal care products
Brasil's largest personal care products manufacturer. Part of Natura & Co, alongside The Body Shop, Avon and Aesop.
Avon Products Inc
Beauty products
The world's largest direct seller of cosmetics and beauty-related items. In 2016 Avon spun off its North American unit to create New Avon, which was bought by LG in 2019 and renamed The Avon Company in 2021. Natura & Co acquired the global Avon business in 2019. In recent years it has started opening its first brick-and-mortar stores in Turkey, the UK, Brazil, and South Africa.
Avon Products Pty Ltd
Beauty products importer
Most of Avon's products sold in Australia are made in China.

Contact Details

Address:
Cajamar, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Website:
www.naturaeco.com

Products / Brands

Avon Australia
Avon Cosmetics
Avon Skin Care