Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for corporate social responsibility, has achieved business excellence with 54% of its global executive team being female; 61% of the global workforce is female, and 54% of Global Vice Presidents and above are female, and 59% of Directors and above are female (March).
The company says in its sustainability strategy report, Enriching Lives Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow and its 2020-21 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategic Summary, the company has made great strides in several fields.
Moreover, a third-party Business Verification and Diversity Data Report were conducted to inform their current supply chain of Women, Minority, and Veteran-Owned businesses. As of February (supply chain data for the United States only), 12% of Mary Kay’s indirect suppliers are women, minorities, or veterans; 5% of Mary Kay’s direct suppliers are women, minorities, or veterans.
In their global product portfolio, Mary Kay currently offers more than 80 different foundations in all different shared and finishes. 77% of the artist contributing to their global marketing campaigns were also women-owned businesses.
“It’s about more than us—it always has been,” said Deborah Gibbins, CEO at Mary Kay Inc. “The cosmetics and personal care industries are in transition as companies evolve to meet the growing demands for environmentally conscious, transparent operations and cleaner, ethically sourced products. Mary Kay believes in and supports this evolution.”
Enriching Lives Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow was developed with Mary Kay’s key stakeholders and is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, making Mary Kay a key part of a global coalition to ensure a better future.
The Mary Kay world headquarters, global manufacturing facility, and global distribution and automated storage & retrieval system (ASRS), all located in Texas, U.S.A., are powered by 100% renewable energy.