Lindex releases sustainability report for 2016

Today Lindex sustainability report for 2016 is released. The fashion company shows progress within several areas as a result of a dedicated sustainability work with partnership, innovation and transparency in the centre.

Sustainability is essential in our business at Lindex. I am very proud of our great results and the dedication of Lindex employees and partners who drive change and improvement every day. We continue to work towards our goal that 80 per cent of our fashion will come from more sustainable sources by 2020, says Ingvar Larsson, CEO at Lindex

The sustainability report includes both overall and in-depth information about Lindex opportunities and challenges within sustainability. The fashion company describes initiatives, results and progress from 2016, such as:

Improved share of more sustainable fibres 
Lindex goal is that 80 per cent of the garments will be made from more sustainable fibres by 2020. In 2016 Lindex reached over 50 per cent and more than 90 per cent of the fashion company’s cotton came from more sustainable sources.

Improved production processes 
Lindex has made further progress regarding production processes with focus on decreased consumption of water, energy and chemicals. In 2016 STWI-projects in the supply chain resulted in water savings in Lindex production that equals the daily need for 13 million people.

Progress with Better Denim 
In 2016 Lindex more sustainable denim assortment was developed further and 100 per cent of the fashion company’s denim is now Better Denim, which are made from more sustainable materials and with more sustainable washing processes. Almost 90 per cent of the denim assortment is also dyed with the cleanest indigo on the market, which is better for the environment and the people working in the production.

Contribution to the fight against breast cancer 
2016 was another successful year for Lindex contribution to the fight against breast cancer, with a donation of 1.2 million euro. Together with the customers Lindex has contributed with over 12 million euro since 2003.

The entire report is available to read here.


For mer informasjon, kontakt:

Nina Haugen
Manager, Marketing & Merchandiser Norge  
Telefon:  22 47 84 17
Mobil: 99 51 43 53
E-mail: nina.haugen@lindex.com

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