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Ensure human rights

In every part of Lindex business, we depend on the decisions, hands and skills of people. People with rights and dignity that belongs to them, no matter who they are. It is our responsibility to make sure that fundamental human rights are respected in our entire value chain.

Global and vulnerable

The global development has in many ways made it possible for our society to prosper but it has also contributed to new challenges that cannot be overlooked. The environmental challenges along with one of the greatest refugee crisis of our time, has made many people more vulnerable to unfair treatment. It has changed the landscape for risks connected to human rights and modern forms of slavery such as forced labour are growing. And women and children are still the part of the population that is most likely to have their human rights compromised.

A holistic approach

There is no doubt that we must take responsibility for any human rights impacts connected to Lindex business, even when we have done nothing intentional to cause it. Because a lack of action is still an act. With a holistic approach to human rights, including every part of our business, we need to use our leverage through business relationships where we can, as well as work for a positive impact where we are not the ones in control.

There’s no responsibility without transparency

The larger and more complex a supply chain is, not only are the risks connected to human rights bigger, issues are also often more complicated to address. While transparency is a major challenge in the fashion industry, it is the key to making progress within all areas of sustainability including human rights. For us to truly be able to take responsibility, we must develop the transparency further down in our supply chain.

Ensure human rights – our core aim

Advocating respect for human rights
We want to make sure our whole value chain is progressing within living wage and that its workplaces are safe and healthy, free from harassment and discrimination. Here are our goals:

  • By 2021, all Lindex business partners have signed Lindex Sustainability Commitment
  • By 2025, Lindex suppliers who stand for 80 per cent of our production show total supply chain transparency and commitment to improving working conditions
  • By 2025, Lindex suppliers who stand for 80 per cent of our production work actively with a living wage program
  • Ensure that no discrimination and harassment occurs in Lindex own operations by 2020

 Together – as suppliers, partners, employees and customers – we can create a future for empowered and inspired women in a sustainable world. Join us on this journey.

The news

Lindex invests in start-up – new underwear brand Closely

Lindex joins as partner in Closely, a new Swedish underwear brand for women. The partnership is part of Lindex's work to create new growth opportunities. Behind Closely are two of Sweden's best-known creatives, Tove Langseth and Filip Nilsson. 
November 15, 2019

Lindex’s customers raise 969 000 EUR to cancer research

With great commitment, pride and a specially designed collection, Lindex has together with its customers raised 969 000 EUR to cancer research.
November 12, 2019

Lindex recalls snap-on bracelet with a cat head

We have discovered that a snap-on bracelet with a cat head is incorrectly constructed and does not meet Lindex’s safety requirements. The metal component inside the bracelet is not properly protected which means that its sharp edges may pose a risk of injury. 
November 6, 2019

Lindex increases sales and maintains its strong result

Lindex is performing well, as indicated by its interim result and sales from the third quarter. The fashion company maintains its strong performance, demonstrating improved result and increased sales in all markets. 
October 30, 2019

Lindex in collaboration with Something Borrowed

Lindex starts renting out clothes and through their business Something Borrowed, they give their customers the opportunity to rent premium garments from the fashion company’s Extended collection.
October 24, 2019

Lindex launches new code of conduct with focus on gender equality

Lindex launches the ‘Lindex Code of Conduct’ with a strong focus on gender equality. The new code of conduct makes Lindex one of the first major fashion companies to integrate gender equality in its basic requirements for textile production and all business partnerships.
October 15, 2019

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