The L'OCCITANE Group is a global, natural and organic ingredient-based cosmetics and well-being products manufacturer and retailer. The Group has five brands (L’OCCITANE en Provence, Melvita, Le Couvent des Minimes, Erborian and L'OCCITANE au Brésil) in its portfolio and is committed to developing and retailing high quality products that are rich in natural and organic ingredients of traceable origins and respect for the environment.

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Key Figures At-A-Glance  

FY 2012-13
Boutiques: 2,364
Employees: 7,047
Revenue: 1.04 Billions €
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News  

November, 2014
Discover our new 2014 CSR REPORT: Through this it produced for the fourth year running, we are pleased to share examples of concrete achievements, progress indicators, and accounts from highly motivated teams that illustrate how we express, on a daily basis, our social and environmental responsibility. This report is also an opportunity for us to reaffirm our ongoing support for the ten principles of the UN Global Compact, which we officially joined in 2011.

October, 2014
Committed for several years to diversity among employees, L'OCCITANE has formalized its commitment by signing the Charter of the French Diversity at UNESCO past 23rd of October.

July, 2014
L'OCCITANE sponsors the 45th edition of the photography festival "Les Rencontres d'Arles", in Provence, and supports an exhibition by French designer Christian Lacroix about Arlésienne character. To build his art installation, Christian Lacroix, the exhibition’s curator and artistic director, has selected almost 250 works unearthed during his research and reflections, these works will be on loan from around 20 artists such as Katerina Jebb, Gabriele Basilico or Lucien Clergue. Learn more.

Words From Our President  

"At the very heart of our business are authentic products, anchored to their Provençal heritage. These products, a resilient business model and sustainable development have allowed us to achieve strong performance."

- Reinold Geiger

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Words From Our Founders  

 

Group History Group History  

1976: L'OCCITANE is founded by Olivier Baussan, with the dream of sharing the Provençal art-de-vivre and savoir-faire with the world.

2000: Launch of our internationalization strategy by Reinold Geiger with the creation of L'OCCITANE International.

2004: Inspired by the traditions of simplicity and generosity of the Franciscan missionaries, Le Couvent des Minimes skincare brand is founded.

2007: Erborian is founded, uniting the virtues of Korean cosmetic science and French luxury and marketing expertise.

2008: L'OCCITANE aquires a majority share stake in Melvita, the first step in the creation of a family of natural beauty brands.

2010: To support the growth of the Group, the company is listed on the HKSE.

2012: Erborian becomes a part of the L'OCCITANE Group, the most recent addition to its family of natural skincare brands.

2013: Creation of the L'OCCITANE AU BRÉSIL brand to celebrate Brazilian biodiversity.

2014: For the first time, the L'OCCITANE Group turnover exceeds 1 billion euros.