Ethics and compliance
Our values make us a trusted partner
Since its creation in 1926, Lyreco has been driven by the values of Excellence, Respect, Passion and Agility. They are embodied and driven by all our employees and shared with all our business partner.
At Lyreco, we uphold these values on a daily basis by promoting an ethics and compliance policy into all our practices. Our Code of Ethics reflects our long-term commitment to integrity. That's what guarantees the trust of our customers, as well as of our employees and partners.
We are proud of our values. They are shared and promoted by all employees. They are our strength and make us a trusted partner.
Respecting these values is a duty. This is how we'll ensure ensure every day “A Great Working Day” for everyone.
Lyreco code of ethics
Our Code of Ethics is an expression of who we are and how we do business at Lyreco. It applies in all our activities, wherever we operate, at any time.
It relies on 4 guiding principles : our people, our business integrity, product excellence and societal commitment.
At Lyreco, we strive to promote an ethical People & Culture policy, providing a healthy and safe environment and fostering Respect as a key value among all our practices.
Our business integrity
Beyond compliance with applicable laws and regulations, we put business integrity at the heart of the principles we share with our business partners and employees, applying zero tolerance on any form of corruption, fraud, conflict of interest, influence peddling...
At Lyreco, our employees are the reflection of our ethical policy; their relationships with our stakeholders are strictly regulated to ensure trustful relationships based on mutual respect for integrity.
Suppliers code of ethics
Our suppliers code of ethics states the requirements our suppliers must comply with in terms of ethics and professional behaviour when working with Lyreco.
We expect our partners to :
- Respect the same ethical requirements and conduct their activities in accordance with this Supplier Code of Ethics
- Implement the policies and procedures necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations
- Ensure that these commitments are followed up with all their partners
Our products and assets
At Lyreco, we ensure that all the products we deliver to our customers meet the highest standards in terms of quality, safety and environment.
We work exclusively with business partners sharing the same ambitions for product excellence.
Our societal commitment
Contributing and promoting a sustainable, responsible and citizen business conduct is key for Lyreco.
We strive to concretely act by adopting a CSR approach, by raising our colleagues and business partners' awareness on more responsible practices, offering our customers products and solutions that are always more sustainable and by continuously improving our operational processes.
Our common purpose is to prevent and detect any ethical breach so that Lyreco may take the appropriate measures, remedy the situation and ensure that the behaviors and actions are fully consistent with our values.
Our Raise your concern tool is available for all Lyreco employees and external partners. We encourage you to discuss, ask for advice, raise questions, share your concerns and report any actual or potential ethical breach.
Lyreco ethics and compliance governance
To ensure better alertness, consistency and efficiency in all ethics and compliance matters, Lyreco has decided to strengthen and harmonize a unique ethics and compliance vision leading to the creation of the Group Ethics and Compliance Committee, the nomination of a Group Compliance officer and dedicated Ethics Referents in all Lyreco subsidiaries.