Lyreco Corporate Social Responsibility
Workplaces can concretely contribute to tackle main environmental & societal challenges.
Delivering excellence is not only about products and services. It is about ensuring that every step we make to satisfy our customers are achieved in the most sustainable way:
- Providing sustainably-preferred products and solutions for all working environments
- Ensuring ethics and compliance in all the countries where our suppliers, manufacturers and partners operate,
- Minimising packaging,
- Developing sustainable process from ordering to delivery to product end-of-life,
- Providing employee excellence wherever we operate,
- Supporting education in the poorest countries.
Our new CSR strategy covers 6 guiding principles: Environment, Economics, People, Ethics and Sustainability in the Supply Chain, Governance and risk management Contribution to the Community.
Our teams work towards a common purpose: acting responsibly to minimise Lyreco’s environmental impacts accross the entire value chain, from our suppliers to our customers.
The Lyreco Green Tree label supports our customers in selecting green alternatives to reduce their environmental footprint in the workplace.
Lyreco supports the UN Global Compact & UN SDGs Sustainable Development Goals
In 2004, Lyreco was the first company in the Office Supplies industry to join the UN Global Compact (UNGC), demonstrating our long-term commitment to sustainability. By supporting this global initiative, we commit to communicating annually our progress in implementing the UNGC Ten Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We, at Lyreco, truly believe that the Circular Economy is the best way to achieve responsible growth. By converting our business to the Circular Economy by 2025, we are taking a decisive step on the path to conciliate even further our performance objectives with our sustainability commitments.
CEO of Lyreco Group
Transparency of product environmental impacts: supporting the EU PEF methodology
Lyreco is supporting the efforts of the European Commission by adopting the EU Product Environmental Footprint (EU PEF) methodology to evaluate the environmental footprint of products. This new comparative method takes into account each step of the product life cycle, from the manufacture of raw materials to the end of product life and 16 environmental criteria.