Lindex shows great progress for its more sustainable fashion

Lindex is top ten as one of the world's largest user of organic cotton and more sustainable materials like Lyocell and recycled polyester, according to Textile Exchange's latest report.

"We continuously work to increase the share of fibers from more sustainable sources and are very proud of our progress. Our goal is that all our cotton should be more sustainable and that 80 percent of all our clothes come from more sustainable fibers by 2020. We have up till now reached a level where more than half our total assortment comes from more sustainable materials”, says Anna-Karin Dahlberg, Production Support Manager at Lindex.

25 per cent of Lindex total assortment consist of organic cotton and as part of its dedicated work to increase the use of sustainable materials, Lindex also work for replacing the synthetic fibers with more sustainable options such as Lyocell and recycled polyester.

Besides significantly increasing the use of more sustainable materials Lindex has intensified its work to improve the production processes in order to reduce the use of water, energy and chemicals. The fashion chain has reviewed the washing processes of its denim production and aims to work with more sustainable processes to more products than denim.

Textile Exchange, that has published the market report about preferred fiber and materials, is a global non-profit organization that focuses on minimizing the harmful impacts of the global textile industry and maximizing its positive effects. Textile Exchange is an industry leader in environmentally and socially preferred fibers and materials and produces market reports annually.

For more information, please contact
Kristina Hermansson
Corporate Communications
Phone: 46 (0)31 739 50 70

Lindex is one of Europe's leading fashion chains, with approximately 490 stores in 18 markets. Lindex businesss concept is to offer inspiring and affordable fashion to the fashion conscious woman. The assortment includes several different concepts within women's wear, kids' wear, lingerie and cosmetics. More than half of Lindex total assortment is made of more sustainable sources and Lindex is dedicated to reach 80% by year 2020. 'We Make Fashion Feel Good ' is Lindex communication concept which clearly express what Lindex do and stand for. Lindex is part of the Finnish-listed Stockmann group. More information is available at www.lindex.com 

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