Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
Founded in 1962 by Pierre Fabre, today it is France's third largest pharmaceutical company, with sales in over 130 countries.
|Pierre Fabre Laboratories||FRA||website|
|Pierre Fabre Laboratories|
While this company claims to have "stopped tests on animals many years ago", they do not appear on the cruelty free lists of PETA, Leaping Bunny or CCF, nor do they appear on PETA's list of companies who do test on animals. However this company sells products in China (eau-thermale-avene.cn), where cosmetics products must, by law, be tested on animals.
Source: company website (2020)
This company uses plastic microbeads in some of its personal care products. These particles are not retained by wastewater treatment so end up in the ocean where they contribute to ocean plastic pollution, and are hazardous to sea life. While the effects of microplastics on human health are not completely understood, there are concerns about plastic additives, such as phthalates, which are known endocrine disruptors which are shown to have harmful effects on life.
Source: Beat the Microbead (2021)
The Pierre Fabre Foundation was recognized as a public utility in 1999 and its mission is to help third-world countries to obtain quality drug, ensure better quality control of drugs, use local therapeutic resources and train scientists for the inspection of drugs.
Source: company website (2013)
This company has sustainability claims on its website.
Source: company website (2022)
|Revenue||2 billion EUR (2012)|