Herbalife, a global nutrition and direct selling company, announced that it earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(R)) certification for the environmentally friendly design of its offices at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. The LEED(R) rating system was designed by the U.S. Green Building Council to measure the sustainability of buildings.
Designed by HOK, the space was created to minimize the company's footprint through careful use of materials and design. The effort was part of the company's commitment to the 3Rs -- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The company's downtown location is a destination showplace for its independent distributors who visit from around the world. The space is stylish, yet was created using recycled and rapidly renewable materials.
The company earned credits for its efforts in specific areas, namely Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality.
Herbalife works on an ongoing basis to encourage its employees and independent distributors to 'Live Green' through a variety of programs and education.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd., is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 70 countries through a network of approximately 1.9 million independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife program to help bring good nutrition to children. Herbalife's Web site contains a significant amount of information about Herbalife, including financial and other information for investors at http://ir.herbalife.com. The company encourages investors to visit its Web site from time to time, as information is updated and new information is posted.