Verescence achieves highest EcoVadis Platinum sustainability rating and improves its global score to 80/100
Paris, July 12, 2022 - Verescence, the global leader in glass packaging for the perfumery and cosmetics industries, has received the Platinum EcoVadis medal for its social and environmental performance (CSR). This is the highest level of distinction awarded by EcoVadis, the world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings.
Verescence's roadmap for reducing its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2034 has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)
Paris, April 6, 2022 - Verescence, the world leader in glass bottles for the Fragrance and Cosmetics industries, announced today that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has validated its decarbonization plan for 2034 and recognized it as compatible with the scenario of limiting global warming to well below 2°C, in line with the recommendations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
Verescence accelerates its energy transition with the electrification of its furnaces
Paris, February 8, 2022 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the Perfumery and Cosmetics industry, details its decarbonization roadmap submitted in October 2021 to SBTi, by announcing the electrification of its furnaces. Furnace 1 at the Mers-les-Bains plant in France will be the Group's first furnace to use this technology in 2025.
Verescence on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for global water stewardship
Paris, December 10th, 2021 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the Perfumery and Cosmetics industry, has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, ranking ‘A’ for tackling water security and ‘A-’ for leading effort against climate change.
Verescence expands PCR glass production capabilities with the launch of Verre Infini® 20
Paris, November 22, 2021 - As part of its “Verescence 2022 - Forming The Future” strategy which aims to make the Group the global reference in the sustainable beauty industry, Verescence today announces the launch of a new glass composition, Verre Infini® 20 (Infinite Glass), aiming to increase its PCR glass production capabilities around the world.
Verescence partners with Parisian start-up Marcelle Dormoy for a collection of refillable travel-size perfumes
Paris, April 12th, 2021 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, has collaborated with the young niche French perfume house Marcelle Dormoy for an exclusive Purse Spray Collection. Nacarat, Heliodor & Gemma Veneris perfumes are now encapsulated in a new nomadic format glass bottle: the CARA from La Collection Verescence in its 10ml refillable version.
Sustain 2021: several Verescence sites awarded at the “Sustainability Leadership Awards”
Paris, March 17th, 2021 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, is pleased to announce that several sites of the Group have been awarded at the fifth edition of the SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP AWARDS on the occasion of Sustain 2021, the annual international event organized by EcoVadis and dedicated to sustainable procurement.
Verescence announces the acquisition of a majority stake in Pacificglas (South Korea)
Paris, February 26th, 2021 - Verescence, the global leader in luxury glass packaging for the Perfumery and Cosmetics industries, today announces the acquisition of a majority stake in Pacificglas, the Korean leader for glass packaging in Cosmetics industries and a long-term partnership with Amorepacific.
Verescence achieves EcoVadis Platinum rating for sustainability leadership – ranking in top 1%
Paris, November 3rd, 2020 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, today announced that it has received the Platinum medal from EcoVadis, the highest level of recognition that distinguishes the top 1% of the world’s most advanced companies in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Verescence Publishes Its 2019-2020 Sustainability Report
Paris, September 17th, 2020 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, today announced the publication of its 2019-2020 sustainability report. This third report sets out the progress made as part of its CSR strategy ‘Glass Made to Last’.
Verescence accelerates its CSR commitments and joins the Science Based Targets initiative
Paris, February 10th, 2020 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, today announced that it has committed to set a science-based Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reductions target by joining the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The company will submit its target within the end 2022 in line with the latest climate science.
Verescence and the start-up What Matters launch the first “Safety glass” bottles
Paris, January 28th, 2020 - Verescence, pioneer in eco-solutions for luxury bottles, with Verre Infini® in 2008, announces the development of the first “Safety glass” bottles for the French start-up What Matters, a 100% digital brand that offers a new way of consuming skincare, personal hygiene and cleaning products to effortlessly reduce plastic consumption. The launch is scheduled for Spring 2020.
Verescence awarded EcoVadis Gold for the second year in a row with a progressing score
Paris, November 6th, 2019 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, has been awarded « Gold » level for the second consecutive year, by the rating agency EcoVadis which specializes in the evaluation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and ranks once again among the top 1% of the best companies assessed globally in 2019.
Professional M/F Equality Index 2018
Puteaux, August 30, 2019 - Verescence, the world’s leading glassmaker for the beauty industry, publishes today the results obtained for each of its French sites and is committed to pursuing its actions to respect professional equality between women and men.
Stirling Square Capital Partners, new shareholder of Verescence
Paris, February 26th 2019 - Verescence, global leader in glass packaging for the Perfumery and Cosmetics industries, is announcing today the arrival of Stirling Square Capital Partners, a leading pan-European private equity firm, as new shareholder of the group.
Stirling Square Capital Partners signs an exclusivity agreement for the acquisition of Oaktree’s stake in VERESCENCE
Paris, December 20th 2018 - Verescence (“the Company”) today announced that Stirling Square Capital Partners has entered into exclusive negotiations with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) to acquire its entire stake in the company.
Verescence is awarded the EcoVadis ‘GOLD’ recognition for its CSR approach
Paris, September 19th 2018 - Verescence, the world leader in glass bottles for the Perfumery and Cosmetics industry, has been awarded the ‘GOLD’ level, by the environmental rating agency EcoVadis for its social and environmental practices. The ‘GOLD’ level is the highest recognition from EcoVadis.
Verescence creates an exceptional glass bottle with its SCULPT’in technology for Proenza Schouler’s debut fragrance
Paris, February 12th 2018 - Verescence, the global leader in glass bottle manufacturing for the perfumery and cosmetics industry, has manufactured an exceptional glass bottle with its SCULPT’in technology for Arizona, the first fragrance by fashion brand Proenza Schouler under a license agreement with L’Oréal.
Verescence’s flagship glass plant in Mers-Les-Bains continues its modernization and unveils its biggest furnace
Mers-les-Bains, November 14th 2017 - Verescence, the global leader in glass bottle manufacturing for the perfumery and cosmetics industry, has unveiled today its largest glass-melting furnace and presented the various improvements of its French flagship plant in Mers-les-Bains (Somme region).
€45 million in financing for Verescence to support its growth plans
Paris, 31st May 2017 - Verescence today announced €45 million in funding issued by a pool of four banks (LCL-HSBC-BNP-Palatine) and two institutional investors (Aviva Investors and Zencap AM) to support the company’s strategy and growth plans, aimed at reinforcing its leadership position in the glassmaking industry for the beauty sector.