Following a study by an independent body, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has decided to recognize L’OCCITANE en Provence as an exemplary company for its actions in Burkina Faso, within the framework of its 2013 “Growing Inclusive Markets” initiative.

“L’OCCITANE’s work in Burkina Faso has been selected as one of 12 innovative inclusive business models in Africa by UNDP, and sets an example of a leading global corporation that can do business while creating value for women farmers in one of the poorest countries in the world.” — Sahba Sobhani, Programme Manager, Growing Inclusive Markets initiative, UNDP

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