Corporate Citizenship has been a part of Avon since the company’s inception. One of Avon Founder David H. McConnell’s guiding principles was: “To meet fully the obligations of corporate citizenship by contributing to the well-being of society and the environment in which it functions.” Central to Avon’s corporate citizenship is the mission to improve the lives of women globally.
Avon is committed to corporate responsibility across the business, with a focus on the three pillars of Empowerment, Sustainability and Philanthropy ... more
The U.S.-based Foundation is the largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy dedicated to women’s causes globally. Through 2013, Avon global philanthropy will have donated more than $957 million to improve the lives of women across the world ... more
Avon is the leading corporate supporter globally of the breast cancer cause. The company started its Breast Cancer Crusade in 1992. Through 2013, Avon will have donated more than $815 million to breast cancer programs around the world ... more
Nearly a billion women worldwide are affected by violence. The mission of Avon’s domestic violence program, “Speak Out Against Domestic Violence,” is to end family and gender violence... more
Together Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women respond swiftly to disasters all over the world. Since 2001, the two have awarded $19 million to women and their families affected by natural disasters or crises, including $7 million to support the families of those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks... more