Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Registration is now open for Sephora’s 2023 Accelerate Brand Incubator Program

Sephora announces new program features available to participating brands

Sephora Accelerate, Meet The Class of 2022
Meet the Sephora Accelerate Class of 2022

This year’s graduating class of BIPOC beauty entrepreneurs is the seventh cohort to participate in Sephora’s longstanding brand incubator program, with founders’ brands spanning makeup, skincare, haircare, and for the first time ever – fragrance.

Open to All Logo, Mitigate Racial Bias in Retail Charter
28 Major U.S. Retailer Brands Form Charter to Improve Retail Environment by Mitigating Racially Biased Experiences

EPHORA, Gap Inc., CarMax, Ben & Jerry’s amongst industry leaders taking first-of-its-kind national pledge to implement strategies aimed at addressing racially-biased and unfair treatment in retail 

2022 Accelerate Founders
Sephora Announces Participants for 2022 Accelerate Brand Incubator Program, with Continued Focus on Bipoc Brand Founders

Reflecting Sephora’s ongoing commitment to making the beauty industry more inclusive, the 2022 cohort is comprised of brands from all beauty categories that meet a diverse range of beauty needs

Sephora announces first-ever Black-owned brands campaign to support and celebrate Black beauty

Today, Sephora unveiled its first-ever Black-owned brands campaign to further recognize and celebrate the contributions that Black culture and Black innovators have made to the beauty industry.

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Sephora steps up its commitment to disability inclusion by joining the Valuable 500

Launched by social entrepreneur Caroline Casey at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in 2019, the Valuable 500 is a global movement that is dedicated to making disability inclusion a greater part of the business leadership agenda. The movement aims at gathering at least 500 companies to join forces and make change happen, based on the belief that inclusive businesses help create more inclusive societies.

Sephora Accelerate Brand Incubation for Founders of Color
Sephora Relaunches Its Incubator Program With a New Focus on Elevating BIPOC-Owned Prestige Beauty Brands

Today, Sephora announced new details, including the 8 selected brands, who will participate in the…

Racial Bias in Retail Study

Sephora Implements New Action Plan Aimed At Mitigating Racially Biased Experiences In The U.S. Retail Environment

MSDE DORS Partners With Sephora in New Training Program to Provide Career Opportunities to Individuals With Disabilities

Sephora Welcomes First Class of Trainees to its Maryland Distribution Center