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Lyreco Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainability and responsibility at the core of customer excellence

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.
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Our results

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CO2 emissions since 2010

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.



of our sales made by green products in 2019

The Lyreco Green Tree label supports our customers in selecting green alternatives to reduce their environmental footprint in the workplace. 

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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).

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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.

Gregory Lienard

CEO of Lyreco Group

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Transparency of product environmental impacts: supporting the EU PEF methodology

Lyreco supports 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.

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