LPP Foundation supports Children’s Homes in Malbork

LPP Foundation and employees of the Polish clothing company supported 2 Children’s Homes in Malbork which are part of the “Rodzinny Gdańsk” Foundation. In just one week, it organised a complete renovation of the rooms for 28 children and equipped them with new furniture. The youngest brand of the Polish manufacturer, Sinsay, also joined the campaign and provided children with additional home decor accessories. This is another charity action of the company, which demonstrated the power of the company’s employee volunteer work and the sense of helping.

LPP and the “Rodzinny Gdańsk” Foundation have been cooperating since 2013. Since then, the Polish clothing manufacturer has repeatedly supported the foundation financially, subsidised holiday trips and, together with its employees, helped to equip the first four homes for children in foster care.

“For 8 years now, LPP has consistently shown us that we can always count on their help and invaluable support from the company’s employees. Without them, our institutions would not exist and today would not be home to so many wonderful young people who suffered at the hands of fate. We knew we could count on their help again this time and we were not disappointed. The scale of support exceeded our wildest expectations”, says Rafał Tomaszewski, director of the “Rodzinny Gdańsk” Foundation.

In May this year, two Children’s Homes in Malbork joined the “Rodzinny Gdańsk” Foundation at the request of the Malbork District. The condition of the facilities required immediate renovation, replacement of furniture and retrofitting. LPP Foundation quickly organised and funded a construction team to carry out the necessary work and provided funds to purchase furniture for the rooms.

“As soon as we received a message from the “Rodzinny Gdańsk” Foundation about the need to support their 2 newly acquired facilities, we immediately started to act. Also, we did not have to heavily persuade our employees, who, as always, declared their willingness to help. In total, 25 volunteers assembled furniture for all 14 rooms in just one Saturday”, says Patrycja Zbytniewska, President of the LPP Foundation.

The Polish clothing manufacturer, in addition to financing the renovation of the rooms in both facilities, purchased a total of 28 beds for children, 14 wardrobes, desks and chests of drawers. The youngest LPP brand, Sinsay, also joined the campaign. It decided to donate bedding, blankets, towels and other home decor accessories to the children in both homes, so that each room would be even more cosy and, apart from standard furnishings, give the children a bit of joy.

“Our employees show an enormous amount of kindness. When the information about the action to support the Malbork institutions spread internally, the Sinsay brand immediately declared its willingness to join the project. Since recently, its range has also included interior design elements that have been popular with young people. They are colourful, pleasant to look at and give the interior what is most important – cosiness. They are a perfect complement to the rooms of the two facilities”, adds Patrycja Zbytniewska.

Thanks to efficient cooperation, the renovation and assembly of the furniture was completed in just one week, when the children were on holiday.

“The children’s reactions touched our hearts, the smiles and surprise on their faces were priceless – this is a driving force for our further activities and explains the sense of helping others”, concludes the President of the LPP Foundation.

The LPP Foundation has been working since 2017 mainly for people in need of support and at risk of exclusion in Pomorze and Małopolska. It helps children and young people in a difficult life situation and people with illnesses. It also supports health care facilities and works for the environment and environmental protection. Last year, it carried out the biggest charity action in its history #LPPhelps, which aimed to combat the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The amount of support reached nearly PLN 7 million at that time. More about the LPP Foundation at https://www.lppsa.com/en/lpp-foundation-supports.

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LPP is a Polish family company, and one of the fastest growing in the clothing industry in Central and Eastern Europe. For 30 years, it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, selling its collections in 25 markets, including such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv and Moscow. LPP manages 5 clothing brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito and Sinsay. At the end of 2020, the company had a network of over 1,800 showrooms with a total area of 1.4 million m2. The brands’ online collection is available in 30 markets. Based on a global supply network, the Polish clothing manufacturer distributes more than 259 million garments annually across 3 continents. LPP also plays an important role by creating jobs for nearly 22,000 people in offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia and Africa. It is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange as part of the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

LPP as a partner of the 7th edition of the Development Initiation Fund

It is the fifth time that LPP – a Polish clothing company – has supported the social and environmental initiatives within the framework of the Development Initiation Fund. It is the only support programme of such comprehensive nature in Pomorskie Voivodeship aimed at cross-sectoral cooperation. This year’s grant competition is a response to the challenges identified in the UN 2030 Agenda. Projects may be submitted by 30 July this year.

The Development Initiation Fund is dedicated to cross-sectoral initiatives, i.e. projects implemented by NGOs in cooperation with business and local government, which respond to contemporary social and ecological challenges. The winners will be offered the Accelerator of Cross-sectoral Innovations, which combines financial support of up to PLN 25,000 with substantive and organisational assistance, help of mentors and expert support in the implementation of a crowdfunding campaign.

– As a company, we operate on many foreign markets, but our heart has always been here in Pomerania. This makes us even more keen on projects that involve the local community. We have observed and actively supported this competition almost from the very beginning due to the fact that its implementation formula is a cross-sectoral one. Such partnerships sometimes bring about ground-breaking ideas, and often offer just a fresh viewpoint as regards the social challenges we face every day. Where an idea meets business, the idea acquires a practical approach which is necessary for it to become a reality – comments Patrycja Zbytniewska, coordinator for social projects at LPP – Main Partner of the Foundation and the Development Initiation Fund.

The aim of the grant competition is to select projects which will implement at least one of the 17 sustainable development goals set out in the UN 2030 Agenda. They constitute an attempt to respond to global challenges such as climate change, excessive energy consumption or social exclusion. 193 countries, including Poland, have committed themselves to their implementation. Although they have a global dimension, meeting them requires initiatives on many levels – also on a local or business level.

– From the perspective of a company involved in the production of clothing, many of the problems identified in the UN 2030 Agenda are particularly close to us. It was the starting point for developing our sustainable development strategy for 2020-2025. The goals we have adopted there correspond directly with the challenges identified by the UN. We are very much hoping among the application there is a proposal that for an initiative that focuses on our industry and one of its most important aspects – recycling of materials. We have a special prize envisaged for such a project – announced Patrycja Zbytniewska.

It is the fifth time for LPP as a partner of the grant competition. This year, the company decided to extend its support and become a patron not only of the competition itself, but also of all the initiatives carried out as part of the Development Initiation Forum.

Details about the competition may be found at www.forumrozwoju.org.pl.

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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For 30 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. As at the end of 2020, the company had a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of 1.4 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 30 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 259 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs nearly 22 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

LPP awarded with the CSR Silver Leaf

For the second time now, LPP has received the CSR Silver Leaf – an award granted by the editors of the Polityka weekly to companies implementing the best practices and solutions in the field of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. This year’s jubilee edition of CSR Leaves brought a record number of applications, evaluated by a jury in such areas as corporate governance, human rights, employee development activities, ethics, environmental protection and social involvement as well as good business and market practices.

In the competition organised for the tenth time in Polityka weekly, in cooperation with the Responsible Business Forum and Deloitte, LPP was one of 24 companies awarded with the CSR Silver Leaf from among 124 entries.

– We are glad that the competition jury appreciated LPP’s actions aimed at sustainable development of our company, which has been an integral part of our business plans for several years now. This award also serves to confirm that companies aware of their responsibility for the environment in which they operate are able to effectively achieve their goals, even in the face of the crisis. For many businesses, last year was not only a test of their economic standing, but also – or perhaps primarily – a test of their social and environmental responsibility. As LPP, being aware of how much depends on the survival of the company, we have taken actions to meet the challenges of the new reality. We have done this mainly with our employees and long-standing business partners in mind, not forgetting our environmental commitments – comments Sławomir Ronkowski, Director of Internal Communication and CSR.

Despite the crisis of 2020, the company has consistently fulfilled the commitments adopted in the framework of the sustainable development strategy called “For People For Our Planet” by meeting all the objectives set for this year, and some of them even to a greater extent than expected. At the same time, the company organised assistance directed to nearly 500 medical institutions, social welfare homes, children’s homes and foundations caring for people at risk of social exclusion, providing in-kind and financial support worth PLN 9 million.

– What we found particularly important was to be able to continue projects supporting people in need. The fact that the crisis did not prevent us from implementing the biggest aid campaign in the history of the company – without abandoning the statutory activities of our LPP Foundation – is our greatest success and reason to be proud. We would not have been able to achieve this without the enormous support and commitment of our employees – adds Sławomir Ronkowski.

1. LPP wyróżnione srebrnym Listkiem CSR

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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For 30 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of 1.4 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 30 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 259 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs nearly 22 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

LPP has started cooperation with Canopy – an international organisation for forest protection

LPP, as the first Polish company, has started cooperation with Canopy – an organisation whose operations aim at developing business practices among entrepreneurs for the sustainable use of forest resources worldwide by implementing changes in the area of purchasing paper, packaging and pulp fabrics. By joining the international initiative, the Polish clothing company has expressed its commitment to, among other things, supporting the idea of forest protection both as regards its packaging policy and the use of more environmentally friendly cellulose-based materials.

As a non-profit organisation, Canopy has been engaged in protecting endangered forests for over 20 years, working with more than 750 major forest resource companies and forest-based product suppliers. It engages with printing companies, packaging manufacturers and leading fashion brands and designers. The organisation helps shape their purchasing practices and create sustainable supply chain solutions for their purchases of paper, packaging and pulp fabrics. By undertaking these efforts, it aims to preserve 30-50% of the world’s primary and endangered forests by 2030. At the same time, it is helping to protect human health, biodiversity, freshwater systems and stabilise the climate. LPP, starting its cooperation with Canopy in June this year, is the first Polish business to have joined these actions.

– For us, this cooperation constitutes one of the elements of implementing our sustainable development strategy, in which environmental issues related to circular economy have been a key focus for a long time – elimination of plastics, responsible packaging management, or using more environmentally friendly fabrics. The collaboration with Canopy is therefore in line with our plans and will support, in particular, the move away from single-use plastics and the search for substitutes for them. We are aware that this may involve an increase in demand for forest products, which is why we want to take an approach to purchasing pulp, paper, packaging and fabrics that will allow us to protect primary and endangered forests at the same time – says Dorota Jankowska-Tomków, Sustainable Development and Purchasing Director, LPP.

By cooperating with Canopy, the company will use forest resources in a sustainable manner, including controlling its supply chain in terms of methods of obtaining and using pulp materials.

– We will accompany our suppliers in developing solutions to avoid using materials from sources that threaten forests and related ecosystems in production, both as regards packaging and fabrics, requiring that these be sourced from responsibly managed locations. We will focus on implementing further environmental standards in our operations and supporting the development of innovative, environmentally neutral sourcing. If we discover that any of our products have been manufactured using raw materials from endangered forests or illegal logging, we will engage our suppliers to change their practices and eliminate these materials – adds Dorota Jankowska-Tomków.

As part of the cooperation with Canopy – initiated in June, this year – LPP will be expressing preference for buying cellulose fabrics that contain at least 50% of recycled fibres or agricultural residues. LPP is keen to use innovative, recycled and closed-loop materials in its Eco Aware collections. Therefore, it will now also develop an order target for such viscose materials until 2025.

This year will also be marked by preparation of a strategy for reducing and reusing paper and packaging. In recent years, the company has undergone a real revolution in this area, including changing the design and durability of packaging, which has contributed to extending its life cycle, and using recycled paper in its packaging. LPP has also standardised the dimensions of bulk boxes. Thanks to this, the company has reduced their consumption by recovering almost 900,000 boxes over the last six months– thus saving 17,000 trees from being cut down.

As part of its cooperation with Canopy, the company will continue to work on implementing best practices for a circular economy and improving the environmental quality of packaging and paper. It will also develop the practice of using reusable shipping boxes in both the company’s external and internal operations. To reduce the use of paper and corrugated cardboard, it will also implement e-commerce, shipping, display and packaging systems that minimise paper consumption and increase the use of digital communication, marketing and accounting systems. Furthermore, it will also review all of the company’s paper and packaging use policies on an annual basis to identify areas where its use can be made more efficient or weight can be reduced. Also, it will target a high degree of recycled content, especially post-consumer waste or alternative fibres, in the selection of paper and paper products.

LPP will also encourage its suppliers to continuously improve and increase the availability of recycled fibre content in paper and packaging, and support research and development of pulp production from alternative fibres on a commercial scale. The aim is to achieve an average recycled fibre content of at least 50% in LPP papers and packaging within three years.

– Forests play a vital role in maintaining climate stability – both as carbon stores and as systems for regulating the water cycle – at a local and global level, which in times of environmental change is extremely important, not least in terms of human health and safety. Protecting the world’s limited forest resources is therefore of paramount importance today. In that regard, bearing in mind the wellbeing of future generations and the environment they will live in, through the cooperation with Canopy and our suppliers we want to support the preservation of intact forests and their functions in the ecosystem – explains Dorota Jankowska-Tomków from LPP.

Detailed information on the cooperation between LPP and Canopy can be found on the website: https://www.lppsa.com/en/sustainable-development/environment/lpp-has-started-cooperation-with-canopy.

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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For 30 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of 1.4 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 30 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 259 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs nearly 22 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

Time of responsible decisions in the new reality. LPP sums up another year of implementing the sustainable development strategy.

• Almost every fifth item in the offer of all the company’s brands comes from the Eco Aware line of more environmentally friendly products, and in the flagship Reserved it is already every third garment.

• All online orders of the LPP brands offer are already free of single-use plastics. In 2020, the company eliminated a total of 300 tonnes of the plastics.

• Last year, the Gdańsk-based company implemented the Eco Aware Production programme and joined the ZDHC international organisation with a view to implementing best practices in chemical safety throughout the supply chain.

• In 2020, the company recorded a 2.2% decrease in CO2 emissions per item of clothing sold.

For the entire market the past year was marked by difficulties resulting from the pandemic. For LPP too – it was a time of great challenges. However, despite the crisis and the struggle for survival, the company consistently continued to fulfil the commitments it made in the framework of the sustainable development strategy “For People For Our Planet”, planned for the years 2020-2025. In parallel, the ESG standards for non-financial assessment of companies are becoming increasingly important in the market.

– The idea of evaluating companies that assumes the need to conduct business with concern not only for economic interests, but also for social and environmental ones, has been implemented in LPP for years. We announced our first sustainable development strategy – “LPP More” – in 2017 and two years ago another one, “For People For Our Planet” as our response to global climate and social challenges. Today, our focus is on four pillars: design and production, plastics management, chemical safety of production and green buildings. This is a comprehensive approach to our business. Our sustainability strategy is an integral part of the company’s business plans and is in line with today’s reality that is increasingly subject to ESG standards. We can see that social and environmental issues are becoming increasingly important for all market participants – customer awareness is growing, and we are also experiencing the requirements of investors and financial institutions which expect companies to meet climate-related standards. On the one hand, this motivates us to implement further positive changes, on the other hand, it requires consistency in pursuing goals. That is why we can proudly say that in 2020, despite the difficulties caused by the pandemic, we managed to meet all the goals set for this year, and some of them even to a greater extent than we had originally planned – says Przemysław Lutkiewicz, Vice-President of LPP.

Successively implementing the idea of sustainable fashion last year, the Polish company significantly increased the share of more environmentally friendly collections – up to 19% in all its brands. In the flagship Reserved, clothes labelled Eco Aware already accounted for 32% of the total. According to the company’s plans, by the end of this financial year, the share of Eco Aware in the offer of all the brands in its portfolio will have increased to 25%.

More environmentally friendly fashion is not only about ecological raw materials but also a sustainable process of clothing production. That is why in 2020 LPP initiated the Eco Aware Production programme for its suppliers by starting consultations with 40 producers from South-East Asia. As part of the programme – which aims to reduce water and energy consumption in the clothing manufacturing process – quality and environmental standards were developed, such as using energy recovery systems in the factories or introducing closed-loop cycles of water circulation. Currently, 16 factories are already producing LPP collections according to this standard, and others are preparing to follow in their footsteps. According to the assumptions, this year the programme will cover 30% of South Asian factories sewing for the company.

Cooperation with suppliers in the area of sustainable fashion also concerns the chemical safety of production. Intensifying its activities in this respect, in August last year, LPP – as the first Polish company – joined the international Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals initiative, supporting its suppliers in their efforts to eliminate harmful chemicals from the production processes applied in their factories. As a result, already 23 factories in Pakistan and 42 in Bangladesh, which sew the collections of LPP brands, are associated within the framework of this initiative, and it is planned to ensure complete compliance with ZDHC standards in the entire LPP textile supply chain by 2025.

While developing standards for sustainable production, the company also supports the idea of responsible consumption among customers by collecting used clothing in its stores.

– Over the last two years, since the launch of the action, we already collected and handed over 5.3 tons of clothes, which are distributed through St. Brother Albert’s Aid Society to people in need all over Poland. In 50 selected Reserved, House and Mohito stores located in most large cities in Poland, we accept donations of clothes with any label, thus giving them a second life and reducing the amount of textile waste, while supporting people affected by the homelessness crisis. Our plan is to have our second-hand clothing collection system operating in the entire LPP sales network by 2023 – says Patrycja Zbytniewska, President of the Management Board of the LPP Foundation.

The company, committed to the ideas of circular economy, acting within such organisations as the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment or the Polish Plastics Pact, continued the process of eliminating single-use plastics in 2020. At that time, the company removed 100 percent of this raw material from the packaging used to ship online orders of Mohito and Reserved brands, while in the remaining ones – only recycled film is used. LPP also diversified the size of parcels, which – in addition to minimising the use of raw materials for packaging – made it possible to eliminate artificial fillers, but also to optimise the size of courier shipments and reduce the number of trips to customers. As the reduction in disposable film also applies to the supply chain, the company asked its contractors to do away with plastics when packaging commercial samples, reducing this issue by 50%.

– By successively implementing further measures in the area of plastics management, we managed to reduce the consumption of this raw material by as much as 300 tonnes – therefore doubling the 2019 result. In total, over the past four years, this already amounts to 570 tonnes less single-use plastics in our packaging. Thanks to all the actions we have undertaken, by 2025 we want to be using only reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging – concludes Sławomir Ronkowski, Director of Internal Communication and CSR, LPP.

The sustainable development strategy which drives LPP’s operations, encompassing the entire value chain of the company, also applies to the headquarters buildings or the sales network. This is why all newly constructed office buildings, such as the latest building in the LPP Fashion Lab complex, meet the requirements of BREEAM certification. Moreover, currently, already 88 LPP stores are located in shopping centres with such certificates. Last year, the company also began implementing the Eco Aware Stores programme which involves optimising HVAC and lighting installations. Where the company could choose the supplier, 25% of the energy consumed by LPP stores came from renewable sources. Last year, at selected locations, the company also introduced SolarCool technology which uses solar energy in the cooling system of air-conditioning equipment.

As a result of all the measures taken by LPP last year, the company managed to reduce CO2 emissions by 2.2% year-on-year per item of product sold. In 2019, the company, as the only one in the clothing industry in Poland, calculated its carbon footprint based on the volume of goods sold, taking into account, among others, the process of manufacturing or growing raw materials, production of clothes, transport or emissions at the sales stage, as well as the phase of use of products by customers.

– Based on this data, we set a target for 2025 to reduce GHGs by 15%. It is true that in 2020 we recorded a reduction of GHG at the level of 14%, and by 2.2% per item of clothing sold; however, we know that this record result was mainly influenced by the closure of stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, we are aware that we still have a lot to do in this area – remarks Sławomir Ronkowski.

The past year was a difficult time of enormous challenges – both in the business and social dimensions, where responsibility for people and the environment gained particular significance. Also for LPP employees, who were involved in bottom-up aid actions.

– The very first lockdown mobilised our employees to support both local communities and national beneficiaries – from the production of masks and protective aprons to meals for senior citizens or employee volunteering programmes. We are very pleased with this attitude of the teams and it gives us energy to engage in further activities – emphasizes Patrycja Zbytniewska, President of the Board of the LPP Foundation.

In 2020, despite the crisis and the ongoing struggle for the company’s survival, LPP and the LPP Foundation carried out the biggest aid campaign in its history – #LPPpomaga. The Foundation also carried out projects as part of its statutory activity. In total, last year nearly 500 medical institutions, social welfare homes, children’s homes and foundations caring for people at risk of social exclusion received in-kind and financial support worth PLN 9 million.

Full version of the LPP’s integrated report for 2020/21 financial year is available at

https://www.lppsa.com/en/sustainable-development/annual-report

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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For 30 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of 1.4 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 30 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 259 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs nearly 22 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

The grand finale event of the Responsible Fashion Awards. The second edition of the competition has come to an end

The jury announced the winner of this year’s edition of the Responsible Fashion Awards, the first pro-ethical fashion competition in Poland. Ewelina Szymańska surprised us with a unique design which proved both her love of design and care for ecology. The grand finale of the second edition of the RFA took place on 2 March.

Following the success of the first edition of the Responsible Fashion Awards, organised by the International School of Costume and Fashion Design in collaboration with LPP, the second edition of the event took place at the Vizja Park Campus. RFA is the first pro-ethical and pro-environmental Polish fashion competition created for young designers who are interested in corporate social responsibility, ethics and ecology.

“The aim of the competition is primarily to promote sustainable fashion and sustainable solutions, both technological and aesthetic ones, which will facilitate introduction of ethical and ecological innovations in clothing design. Through the competition, we also want to promote young designers who are empathetic, sensitive and committed to the idea of responsible fashion” – said Dr Magdalena Płonka, director of MSKPU and CSR expert.

This year, the RFA finale took a slightly different form. The foreign members of the jury could not attend the event in person due to the pandemic, so they connected to Warsaw via an application that allowed them to see the designs of this year’s participants, ask them questions, and select the best work. As in the previous edition of the competition, the decision was not easy as the participants represented a very high level.

“What is happening in society, our emotions and behaviours are hugely reflected in creativity as well, including fashion. All the designs were extremely diverse. They reflected the uniqueness of the participants and the fact that everyone had their own vision. In evaluating the finalists’ work, we took into account many aspects, including the idea of sustainable fashion, which they implemented in their designs, as well as the visual and technical aspects” – added Anna Sołtys, director of the Reserved product office, LPP SA.

A talented group of young designers presented their works in the finals: Magdalena Bylewska, Patrizia Ende, Lilianna Guzik, Jagodziński Mateusz, Aleksandra Klekot, Monika Łuczak, Ewelina Szymańska, Joanna Zontek, and Joanna Żeleźnik. The title of the best designer was awarded to Ewelina Szymańska.

“The inspiration for my project was nostalgia, a feeling which accompanies most of us these days. For me, nostalgia was connected to the time when I lived in the UK. This is where my passion for fashion design began. The first museum I visited while living in London was Tate Modern, and I went there several times later. I was absolutely fascinated by the architecture of the building, and this is what influenced my collection. The abstract paintings I saw there inspired me to create prints, which I made myself using eco-friendly fabric dyes” – said the RFA winner about her design; she received a prize of 5,000 zlotys from the competition organisers, a one-year scholarship at MSKPU, participation in the 2021 Graduation Show and eco-friendly fabrics from LPP to make a full collection.

The jury consisted of the following persons: Ola Bąkowska (Project manager Circular Textiles in Circle Economy), Magdalena Floryszczyk (lecturer at MSKPU, LABO brand), Wiktoria Frankowska (MSKPU graduate, winner of the 1st edition of RFA), Dobrosława Gogłoza (Head of Strategy w All Hands Agency), Bram Jespers (Professor The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Ghent), Katarzyna Szpicmacher i Aleksandra Kantor (BIO2materials), Martyna Kozłowska (coordinator of the anti-fur campaign, Viva Foundation), Theresa Lobo (Professor IADE Creative University Portugal), Anna Miazga (Expert and innovator of sustainable design in fashion), Giovanni Ottonello (Design Professor, IED Milano), Piret Puppart (Professor KA- Estonian Academy of Fine Arts), dr Magdalena Płonka (Director of MSKPU and CSR lecturer), Anna Sołtys (Director of Reserved product office), Ricardo Terzo (Vogue Italia ), and Michał Zaczyński (journalist, fashion critic).

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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For over 25 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of over 1.3 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 29 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 265 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP also plays an important role as it employs over 24 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

LPP’s record charity donation in 2020 worth over PLN 9 million

LPP and the foundation it established in 2017 donated over PLN 9 million in 2020 to the charges of nearly 500 NGOs, medical and non-medical institutions, as well as foundations across the country. As part of this assistance, the LPP Foundation, as every year, made in-kind donations to those in need in the form of as many as 105,000 pieces of clothing worth a total of PLN 1.4 million. Last year, the Polish manufacturer’s assistance was largely focused on combating the effects of the pandemic. In this regard, LPP supported over 300 facilities as part of the #LPPpomaga campaign, allocating nearly PLN 7 million for this purpose. In addition, the LPP Foundation continued its statutory activities aimed at preventing social exclusion, as well as implemented projects as part of employee volunteering programme.

Last year, LPP’s charity activities were predominantly focused on initiatives supporting mainly medical facilities and NGOs fighting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, the Gdańsk-based company, which has been supporting people in need for 30 years, did not suspend its assistance activity, which is permanently inscribed in the charitable statutory activities of its foundation, i.e. preventing social exclusion, protecting health and the environment. Thanks to the involvement of many departments and employees of the company, as part of the large-scale #LPPpomaga campaign and voluntary activities, as well as cash and in-kind donations, the Polish clothing manufacturer supported nearly 500 entities in 2020, allocating over PLN 9 million for this purpose.

– Last year, due to the growing challenges caused by the pandemic, our aid focused primarily on supporting health care facilities. In total, as part of two rounds of #LPPpomaga, we donated PLN 6.9 million to the people in need in 300 entities located across Poland. These included isolation and specialist hospitals, but also nursing homes, foundations or medical centres – comments Patrycja Zbytniewska, President of the Management Board of the LPP Foundation. – This year was of course a huge surprise and a big unknown for everyone, but despite this fact our employees showed their character and good heart. The fight against the pandemic gave rise to further needs. The list of our charitable activities expanded and despite facing our own challenges, we did not hesitate for a moment to join in further aid efforts – she adds.

As the epidemiological situation in Poland worsened and the demand for personal protective equipment grew, LPP received further requests for support from many parties. From week to week, the number of people in need grew, and with that came more and more ideas for new charitable actions. Since the beginning of the pandemic, every day, dozens of employees have been involved in aid actions to provide support to isolation and specialist hospitals as well as social welfare homes, foundations and medical centres. – Responding to the diverse needs of each facility, we helped them both financially and through in-kind support. We donated the money needed to buy the necessary equipment, but we also organised personal protective equipment. We tried not to leave anyone without response, but the needs of our immediate neighbours and of the regions of Pomerania and Małopolska were particularly important to us first. The scale and scope of our assistance grew with each passing week. As a result, our support reached the furthest corners of Poland – sums up Patrycja Zbytniewska.

Despite its involvement in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the LPP Foundation also continued its regular statutory activities supporting local communities as well as organisations caring for people at risk of social exclusion. This was not easy due to the epidemic restrictions in place, which limited the possibility of implementing certain activities. Nevertheless, last year, LPP and its Foundation managed to provide support in the form of cash donations to nearly 50 entities for a total of over PLN 700,000. Further nearly 140 organisations received 105,000 items of clothing worth PLN 1.4 million as in-kind donations.

Thanks to this support, in 2020 it was possible to finance holiday trips for 200 charges of 5 organisations taking care of children and youth from children’s homes in Pomerania and Kraków. These foundations were also able to carry out necessary renovations in their institutions. “Nasz Przyjazny Dom” [“Our Friendly Home”] Foundation received funds to equip a dining room with short break rooms in homes for adults with intellectual disabilities. SPOT Youth Point from Gdynia was able to renovate and equip a community centre, the walls of which will this year be decorated with graffiti designs prepared by LPP designers. Support was also given to charges of educational institutions just entering adulthood, for whom LPP, together with the Atalaya Foundation, organised confidence-building workshops and educational courses.

Last year, as usual, the Polish clothing manufacturer also remembered about the homeless. As part of its long-standing cooperation with St. Brother Albert’s Society, the activities of a heating centre for the homeless in Tczew were subsidised, and the preparation of “Christmas Eve with people in need and affected by the crisis of homelessness” organised by the Dominican Fathers’ Monastery in Gdańsk was supported.

The aid did not stop there. Thanks to the funds donated by the LPP Foundation, the MATIO Foundation was able to provide its charges with gifts for Children’s Day, while the Hospice Foundation and the Hospice Pomorze Dzieciom (Pomerania for Children) received funds for carrying out their statutory activity in this difficult time. The LPP Foundation also financed the family festival Colours in the Garden II and a virtual carolling concert held in Dolne Miasto district in Gdańsk.

Employee volunteering programme in LPP is a regular feature of the LPP Foundation’s charitable activities. Every year, “WolontWariaci” are the originators of new aid initiatives, and last year, almost 60 people from the LPP offices worked extra 475 hours for this purpose. A fixed item on their calendar is the renovation of facilities of befriended organisations or hospitals. Last year, LPP employees designed and painted the walls at the offices of the “FAScynacje” [“FAScinations”] Foundation, making them much more friendly to the charges. Once again in autumn, the “cat boxes” campaign was carried out, thanks to which dozens of animals living in the former shipyard in Gdynia had a chance to spend the winter in good conditions.

– Charity has been ingrained in our culture since the very beginning of our company. We are proud of our employees who, in such a difficult period for everyone, as always, showed great sensitivity and promptly took action. What pushes the development of our company and the LPP Foundation forward is the inner strength of our employees, who are the originators and drivers of subsequent initiatives. That is why we are proud that despite the unpredictable challenges we all faced every day – the year 2020 in LPP was marked by record-breaking aid – sums up Patrycja Zbytniewska – President of the LPP Foundation.

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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For over 25 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of over 1.3 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 29 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 265 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP also plays an important role as it employs over 24 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

LPP scores high rates in CDP Climate Change 2020 report

In the latest edition of the CDP Climate Change 2020 study, conducted by the international organisation Carbon Disclosure Project, LPP received a high “B” grade, i.e. higher than the industry, European and global average. This serves to confirm the significant role of climate policy in the Gdańsk-based company’s business strategy.

The Carbon Disclosure Project is an international non-profit organisation that has been studying the level of climate awareness among companies, cities and regions for years. It provides reliable and verified information on the environmental impact of individual institutions, thus aiming to motivate them to change their attitude and build a sustainable economy with a long-term positive impact on people and the planet. CDP invites to participate in the programme and makes an assessment based on the answers to questions that are grouped under as many as 11 criteria. The information obtained helps to identify growing challenges and indicate new, feasible initiatives that are increasingly demanded by investors and customers today. CDP is seen globally as the gold standard for environmental reporting. The data are currently used by over 500 investors worldwide.

The organisation runs reporting programmes in areas such as supply chain, climate change and water and forest management, among others. In this year’s edition of the programme in the area of climate change, almost 10 thousand companies from all over the world were analysed. Only 24 out of 70 Polish companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange were invited to report. The evaluation methodology is based on a nine-grade alphabetical scale, starting from “A” to “F”*, which, within 11 groups of criteria, shows the level of climate awareness of the company and the degree of implementation of measures in the management processes. The Polish clothing manufacturer received a “B” grade, thus joining the international group of 36% of companies with such a promising score. The company ranked not only above the European average, but also above the world’s retail industry average of “B minus”. – We are very pleased with the result of this year’s CDP report and the fact that we ranked among the companies that, just like us, take coordinated action for the environment in their daily business. We are particularly proud of the fact that LPP scored higher than the industry average and even the European average. This confirms our consistency in the pursuit of sustainable development – comments Przemysław Lutkiewicz, Vice-President of the Management Board, LPP.

The report findings are compiled on the basis of forms provided by the companies. Out of 11 evaluated areas, LPP’s final very good overall result was influenced by obtaining “A” grade in as many as 3 categories: Scope 3 emissions, climate issues management and initiatives aimed at reducing carbon footprint. The company’s risk transparency, Scope 1 and 2 emissions (direct and indirect energy-related greenhouse gas emissions), as well as its involvement in the value chain and its climate goals were also rated very highly.

– It is worth noting the high “A” grade awarded to LPP in the criterion “Scope 3 emissions”. The company undoubtedly stands out against the retail sector worldwide, for which the average is a “D”. In CDP nomenclature, this means that the industry recognises the challenges and writes about them explicitly in the report, but does not take action in this area. – says Michał Stalmach, Sustainable Development Manager, Bureau Veritas Polska. – Scope 3 emissions are very important, but also extremely difficult and time-consuming to calculate. The analysis requires calculating the carbon footprint from the company’s activities along the entire value chain, i.e. not only from the production or growing of raw materials, production of clothes, transport, but also from the phase when the products are used by customers. LPP knows that this is where the most challenges arise and has focused its efforts on this area. This, in turn, demonstrates not only the company’s high climate awareness, but above all the scale of the effort put into calculating emissions in this area – adds Michał Stalmach.

LPP has been increasing the scope of its efforts to reduce its negative impact on the environment for years. However, as part of its new sustainable development strategy for 2020-2025, the Polish family company has made a fundamental change in its approach to doing business, making this issue an integral part of its development strategy. – The results of the CDP report undoubtedly give us yet another reason to be proud. Despite a difficult year for business sustainability in 2020, we have continued our “green shift” in business strategy, the effects of which are already being recognised by a range of independent experts. – concludes Przemysław Lutkiewicz. – Non-financial reporting and thus the transparency of companies is becoming increasingly important not only for the capital market and investors, but also for customers. This perspective is slowly becoming part of our environment and is gaining in importance every year – he adds.

*RATING EXPLAINED:

  • “A” and “A minus” (Leadership) – implementation of best practices,
  • “B” and “B minus” (Management) – taking coordinated action on climate issues,
  • “C” and “C minus” (Awareness) – awareness of impacts, knowledge on climate issues,
  • “D” or “D minus” (Disclosure) – no action, but awareness of climate issues,
  • Where there is no response to the invitation to report, the entity receives a grade of “F”.


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LPP is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For over 25 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection in traditional stores already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1800 stores with the total area of over 1.3 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 29 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 265 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP also plays an important role as it employs over 24 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

The semi-finalists of the second edition of Responsible Fashion Awards have been revealed

The first stage of the second edition of Responsible Fashion Awards, the first Polish competition aimed at promoting ecological values in the clothing industry, has been completed. This year’s edition of the competition brought a record number of applications. Eventually, out of over 200 submitted works, 161 were selected for further competition, 10 of which qualified for the semi-finals. The competition organised by the International School of Costume Design and Fashion Design in partnership with LPP – the owner of Reserved, Mohito, Cropp, House, and Sinsay brands – focuses on promoting the idea of sustainable fashion and encouraging people who want to create it with passion and conviction.

This year’s edition of Responsible Fashion Awards met with great interest on the part of the participants, surprising the organizers with the number of applications. Out of over 200 works that were submitted from Poland and abroad, as many as 161 were qualified for the further stage. The ten projects selected in the semi-final competition stood out especially in terms of the presented level and the enthusiasm with which their authors approached the issue of sustainable fashion. Not only does it prove the growing interest in the event itself, but also the growing importance of pro-environmental ideas in the world of fashion, which have been guiding the organisers and partners of the competition since the first edition.

– Currently, the fashion industry is experiencing a revolution in terms of ecological solutions. In LPP, with a view to supporting these changes, in addition to working on the sustainability of our own business, we are also committed to promoting these values in our industry. Through our partnership in the Responsible Fashion Awards, we want to promote green ideas among designers. Not only is the competition an opportunity for them to develop their careers, but above all to educate and prepare them to work with respect for the environment. This is also what we have been doing for a long time in creating our own collections. The wide interest in the competition also proved that the pandemic further strengthened the development of sustainable fashion and made people more sensitive to environmental issues. This is a very good signal which will certainly accelerate the sector’s efforts to achieve its goals in this area – says Anna Sołtys, Reserved Product Office Director, LPP.

The competition, this year opening up mainly to fashion enthusiasts, has visibly attracted many very young people – under 25 years of age, who are just taking their first steps in the designer’s profession.

– Last year, the competition regulations provided for the possibility to apply for RFA in two categories, as a professional and an enthusiast. This year, we abandoned this division by focusing on the idea of sustainable fashion itself. We wanted to give a chance to all those who create inspiring green projects with passion and conviction. Looking at the number of applications, I think that this plan has proved successful. Of course, the participants also comprised people with some experience, with high drawing skills, or mature creators who stand out in terms of artistry and a deep understanding of Responsible Fashion. And the selected semi-final ten presents a very high level in this respect, which constitutes a promise of an interesting development in the grand finale – says Dr Magdalena Płonka, founder of MSKPU.

The task in the competition was to create drawings of the collection, designed on the basis of ecological fabric samples made available by the organisers, together with its technical description. All semi-finalists will receive materials from LPP to be used to sew one of the models developed in order to justify before the Jury the choice of the technology in which they made the project. The winner will receive prizes – such as a one-year scholarship to study at the MSKPU, ecological fabrics from LPP for the realization of the unique author’s collection and participation in the MSKPU 2021 Diploma Show, as well as a cash prize of PLN 5,000. The winners will be selected by the RFA Jury composed of eminent figures from the world of fashion, education and show business from Poland and abroad. Among the 15 members there are also specialists in sustainable design education, journalists and experts in responsible fashion and eco-textile innovations.

The organisers

The organizers and substantive partners of the competition are MSKPU – the International School of Costume and Fashion Design in Warsaw and LPP.

MSKPU is the first school in Poland to have received the VOGUE TALENTS distinction twice; the school has been running classes on corporate social responsibility in the fashion industry. Each year, the school graduates pride themselves on being educated in the spirit of empathy, ecology or innovative design in textile engineering.

LPP is a Polish clothing manufacturer, which, for years, has been consistently implementing the commitments adopted as part of its sustainable development strategy aimed at limiting the impact of the company’s operations on the environment. The LPP brands’ responsibility for the people and environment does not limit itself to communicating the values related to CSR, but entails everyday work on a real change in fashion production methods.

Further agenda of the 2nd RFA edition

  • 2 March – semi-finals in Warsaw and announcement of the winner
  • 1 July 2021 – delivering the sewn models to the seat of MSKPU (the winner)
  • July 2021 – The MSKPU diploma show.

More information about the competition is available at: https://mskpu.pl/responsible-fashion-awards-2020

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LPP SA is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For over 25 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1700 stores with the total area of over 1 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 29 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 265 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs over 24 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.

#LPPpomaga in the second wave of the pandemic The support worth PLN 1.2 million will go to hospitals in Pomerania and Małopolska

LPP, the Polish clothing company, has yet again addressed the needs of the medical facilities fighting the second wave of the pandemic. The Company decided to continue the in-kind and financial support in Pomerania and Małopolska. As part of this year’s – second one already – edition of the #LPPpomaga, the Gdańsk-based producer will donate clothing for the personnel, as well as funds necessary to purchase the key equipment. Under the current initiative, the company will allocate over PLN 1.2 million to support the health service.

In connection with the rapidly growing second wave of the COVID-19 disease, the Gdańsk-based company has decided to continue the #LPPpomaga campaign. The company has become involved in supporting medical facilities, focusing on the regions where its headquarters are located. Nine hospitals will receive in-kind and financial assistance – five in Gdańsk, one in Kościerzyna in Pomerania and three in Kraków. Efficient coordination of activities on the LPP’s side and donation system is ensured by the LPP Foundation team.

– When the number of coronavirus patients in our country started to increase again and it became clear that we are dealing with a second wave of the pandemic in Poland, we immediately took action. We contacted the hospitals directly and checked at source what the urgent needs were, what would be the most effective way to deal with the pressing needs. With each of the institutions, we individually agreed on the form and scope of support. It turned out that apart from funds for equipment, clothes for protective suits will also prove useful – sells Patrycja Zbytniewska, President of the LPP Foundation.

The company will donate 20 thousand new clothes to medical personnel who work in protective suits on a daily basis. Clothes with a total value of PLN 800 thousand come from the current offer of Reserved, House and Cropp brands. Clothing, including mainly tracksuits, underwear or shirts, will be intended for employees who come into contact with patients with SARS-CoV-2 and wear such items under protective overalls. They will also be used by other hospital staff. The clothes have already been delivered to four medical centres: the University Clinical Centre in Gdańsk, the Specialist Hospital in Kościerzyna, Pomeranian Hospitals (the Polish Red Cross Maritime Hospital in Gdynia, F. Ceynowa Specialist Hospital in Wejherowo, St. Vincent a Paulo Hospital in Gdynia, the Pomeranian Centre for Infectious Diseases and Tuberculosis in Gdańsk), and Polanki Children’s Hospital in Gdańsk.

– LPP has supported our hospital for several years. Earlier, thanks to the company’s involvement, new medical practices for Cystic Fibrosis patients have been created and day rooms for children got renovated. When in March our country faced the enormous challenge of the new virus pandemic, LPP immediately rushed to help by providing our facility with personal protective equipment in the form of masks and overalls. Also in the autumn, with the second wave of the disease, the company offered us clothes for the doctors involved in the fight against the pandemic. LPP’s assistance is invaluable. We are grateful for the support in the daily battle for the health of our children, not only those suffering from SARS-CoV-2, but also those struggling with other dangerous diseases. We are very pleased that we can consider LPP as one of the hospital’s tried and tested friends – says Małgorzata Paszkowicz, the President of the Polanki Children’s Hospital named after Maciej Płażyński in Gdańsk.

Apart from the in-kind aid for medical workers, the hospitals can also count on financial support. The funds transferred to the facilities are allocated for the purchase of necessary equipment or personal protective equipment, according to the demand submitted to LPP.

– The financial support for the purchase of specific equipment allows for quick action and guarantees effective use of money by the management boards of medical institutions that know best the needs of the departments and the medical market. This way, in Gdańsk, Pomeranian Hospitals will be provided with infusion pumps and pulse oximetres, and Copernicus Hospitals (the Nicolaus Copernicus Hospital in Gdańsk, St. Adalbert’s Hospital in Gdańsk and the Regional Oncology Centre in Gdańsk), the 7th Naval Hospital and the Specialist Hospital in Kościerzyna will purchase personal protective equipment such as masks and overalls. It turned out that for University Clinical Centre, on the other hand, rubber surgical-type boots were necessary – enumerates Patrycja Zbytniewska.

As part of the autumn edition of the #LPPpomaga action, the company also donated PLN 25 thousand to the Children’s Hospital in Polanki for the purchase of antigen tests for hospital employees. Soon, thanks to the funds provided by the company, the facility will also purchase a stationary ventilator for the Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medical Care Ward.

The same, individually agreed financial assistance will also be provided to three hospitals in Kraków covered by the action: the J. Dietl Specialist Hospital in Kraków will purchase equipment for high-flux therapy, the University Hospital will purchase 30 helmets for non-invasive therapy and the University Children’s Hospital, which will use the donation to purchase pulse oximeters.

– Medical equipment in every hospital is always worth its way in gold. That is why it is so important to be able to use the financial aid received to cater for our current needs. Now, in the era of a pandemic, one of the most important equipment is pulse oximetry, for the purchase of which we will use the donation received from the Polish clothing company LPP. We are glad that the company has also thought about our staff and has provided our doctors and nurses with over 900 sets of cotton clothes, so much needed in the everyday work of hospital staff. Especially now, in the era of disposable overalls and the need to change clothes frequently, such support is very important for our hospital – says Katarzyna Pokorna-Hryniszyn, spokesperson of the University Children’s Hospital in Kraków.

In addition to helping medical facilities, as part of the #LPPpomaga action, the company, in cooperation with Copernicus Hospital and SoStay Hotel, run by the Gdańsk Foundation for Social Innovation, has prepared a thousand energy packages for Pomeranian medical rescue workers. The sets are to help them survive long hours of work in ambulances.

As part of the current action to support the health service in combating the effects of the pandemic, the total value of in-kind and financial aid provided by LPP Foundation will exceed PLN 1.2 million.

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LPP SA is a Polish family business and one of the fastest growing clothing companies in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For over 25 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection already on 25 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay. The company has a chain of over 1700 stores with the total area of over 1 million sq.m. The online offer of the brands collections is available on 29 markets. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 265 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs over 24 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in the WIG20 index and belongs to the prestigious MSCI Poland index.