RESPONSIBLE
DECISIONS IN
A NEW REALITY
0mln

PLN for pandemic relief
we committed as part of
the #LPPpomaga
campaign

0%

of the women we employ
hold managerial
positions at the LPP
Headquarters

Annual report

Since 2017 we have been publishing comprehensive annual reports to explain our goals and commitments. The annual reports also disclose our financial results and describe the environmental and social impacts of our operations. Each report is a compendium of information about LPP, our characteristic business model and the impact we have on the life of our workers, members of local communities and the natural environment. It is also an excellent basis for verification of the progress we make when it comes to achieving the goals we set for ourselves.



Priorities in the time of pandemic




The pandemic trigge ...

The pandemic triggered in us the need to become more responsible in many aspects of our everyday existence: more responsible for our company in order to ensure its safety and stability, more responsible for our workers in order to protect their jobs, and more responsible for our business partners who were struggling to survive in the face of the pandemic.

Marek Piechocki,
president of the Management Board, LPP

21 977

employees around the world,
incl. 11,578 in Poland

1 856

stores in 25 countries across 3 continents
(6% rise year over year)

233 mln

items of clothing
sold annually


Valiant, responsible and flexible


Since the outbreak of the pandemic, each day we had been learning of new developments and watching the world around change like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope. From the first days of the lockdown, we decided to stand firmly on the values of LPP and act. Our Energy fuelled further bold decisions. Thanks to the ambition of our teams, we set the bar high despite the pandemic. Responsibility for our employees and the spirit of cooperation allowed us to keep our eyes on our organisation’s goals.

The first and most fundamental task we faced was to ensure of employment continuity and protect jobs, as well as to keep our workers safe in all locations. Our second goal was to maintain accounting liquidity and adapt our operations in order to function in the face of the international market freeze and unpredictability along the supply chain. Despite the difficulties and the deepening global crisis, we have decided to continue implementing our sustainability strategy. We also brought off the largest social campaign in the company’s history, #LPPpomaga (#LPPhelps). Thanks to flexible actions, valiant decisions and financial reserves, the LPP Group successfully managed to rise up to the challenges of the new reality.

True to our goals


In 2019 we set the targets of a new strategy for sustainable development for 2000–2025. The strategy guides LPP to aft in four main spheres: environmentally friendly production, chemical safety of products, elimination of non-recyclable packaging and implementation of ecologically sound solutions in the buildings of the LPP Headquarters and retail network. We have done everything to ensure that, despite the pandemic, the struggle for the future of our company, or the prolonged closures of our stores, do not stop us from achieving our strategic objectives.

Despite the crisis:

  • we defended all the objectives of the planned environmental measures, and some of them were achieved faster than initially planned;
  • the share of eco-friendly collections in the portfolio of our brands increased – almost 19% of our collections in 2020 meet the requirements of the Eco Aware standard;
  • thanks to extensive efforts undertaken together with our suppliers at the turn of 2019 and 2020 we prepared and launched the Eco Aware Production scheme.


We were the first Polish company to join the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Programme and New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. We are also part of the Polish Plastics Pact.

Our business model

The new economic and social reality gave us an impulse to implement a range of innovations, thanks to which we have successfully responded to the changing shopping habits of our customers. In the course of three weeks we effectuated a transformation planned to unfold in three years! As a result, we became a fully omnichannel organisation that brings together physical sales and e-commerce. . We are the first Polish retail company of this size which decided to undertake so dynamic a change.


3 design offices in Poland
(Gdańsk, Cracow, Warsaw)

Almost 300 designers,
5 diverse brands


Over 1 100 suppliers
from Asia and Europe

2 representative offices in Asia
(Shanghai and Dhaka) to support
the manufacturing process

Ca. 9% of LPP collections are
produced in our close neighbourhood,
while ca. 91% are produced in Asia

We do not own any
manufacturing facilities


235 tys. m2 of combined
warehousing space

Distribution Centres in Poland
and abroad (Moscow, Romania, Slovakia)

23 mln e-commerce orders
fulfilled in the reporting year


Our collections are available
in 38 countries on 3 continents
(at physical stores and on-line)

1 856 stores with the combined
space of 1,435,000 m2
across 25 countries

Online sales in 30 countries

Almost 233 mln items of
clothing sold annually

Business results

In the 2020/21 reporting year we combined the structures of our retail network and dynamically growing e-commerce. We managed to successfully implement original solutions for the optimisation of the processes of managing product availability and customer orders. Our smooth transformation into a fully omnichannel organisation allowed us to maintain financial stability.

  • Thanks to the very rapid re-modelling of operations at the start of the pandemic,, we were able to dispatch up to 100,000 items of clothing daily to our customers.
  • The capacity of LPP’s logistics went up 300%.
  • The revenue generated by the on-line sales channel doubled as compared to the previous year and amounted to over PLN 2.2 bn.
  • We committed PLN 825m for the development of our stores, distribution and implementation of new technological solutions.
  • Over 50% of our sales revenue is generated outside of Poland. The value of the export was PLN 4.5 bn.
  • Our net sales revenue in the 2020/21 reporting year was PLN 7.8 bn.
  • We contributed PLN 700 mln to the Polish budget.

Awards and rankings

LPP’s good practices and initiatives for responsible business win numerous competition awards and score high on ranking lists. We take these distinctions and accolades as a recognition for our efforts and motivation to continue to implement the highest standards of sustainable development in our organisation and value chain. We are proud to present LPP’s 2020/21 competition and high ranking achievements.

Awards won by LPP

WNP Awards 2020

(WNP/PTWP)

Recognition for “For creating a global Polish brand and actively working for the benefit of the natural environment”. The award is granted to people, institutions and enterprises that have a significant, ground-breaking impact on positive transformations in various segments and sectors of the economy and indicate the directions of its development by implementing activities that fit in with the positive trends shaping the future.

Eagle of Innovation

(Rzeczpospolita)

Awarded in the “Company” category for the implementation of the radio-frequency identification (RIFD) technology in the Reserved retail network.

Polityka Magazine’s CSR Leaves

(Polityka)

“Silver CSR Leaf” is awarded based on an organisation’s record as regards corporate governance, human rights, relations with employees, environment protection, customer care, business integrity and social involvement.

Social Reports

(Responsible Business Forum and Deloitte)

The main prize in the “Integrated report” category for an excellently prepared report that addressed all the key topics; for a clear and precisely-worded social message that communicated the values the company cherishes, important commitments for the future and, above all, for maintaining a very high standard of reporting.

Digital Excellence Awards

(CIONET Polska and Digital Excellence)

Award for “Digital Capabilities” – the jury appreciated the significant change in the functioning of LPP’s international retail network and innovative use of advanced technological solutions to improve organisation, logistics and e-commerce.

Rzeczpospolita’s Green Eagle

(Rzeczpospolita)

Awarded in the “Firm” category for a long-standing and consistent incorporation of climate and environmental issues in business operations.

Awards for the LPP Foundation



Benefactor of the Year

(Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland)

Awarded in the “Corporate foundation” category for the Foundation’s over 20 years of involvement in charity work that has benefited over a thousand of community service organisations across Poland. The foundation was nominated by the Aid Society St. Brother Albert for many years of material support for the wards of the organization, donating them to clothes collected as part of a public fundraising campaign and donating gift cards for the purchase of protective clothing for street workers working for the organization.

Reserved brand awards



KRT Competition 2020

(Ad Creators’ Club, KRT)

The Kendall Jenner x Reserved advertising campaign received the Best of Jury award in the “Best of Craft” category. It also won golden awards in the following subcategories: “Production Excellence”, “Casting”, “Color Correction”, and a bronze award for “Online Video”. The brand was also successful in the “Photography” category: it won gold for the Re.Design campaign photographed by Bartek Wieczorek, silver for the Reserved feat. Hoffland, which supported the Hoffland exhibition at the Museum of the City of Gdynia and was photographed by Zuza Krajewska, and bronze for the digital session Twin Room.

Rankings

1st place / Survey of Investor Relations in WIG 30 Companies

(Polish Chamber of Brokerage Houses)

The ranking reflects the results of a survey of investor relations in WIG30 companies according to institutional investors.

2nd place and the title of Climate Aware Company

(SEG, FSR & Bureau Veritas Polska)

Corporate Climate Awareness Study

The ranking is based on a study of 151 reports of large and middle-sized companies as regards transparent disclosure of information on an organisation’s climate change impacts and incorporation of these issues into the management processes.

6th place / Corporate Register Reporting Awards 2020

(Corporate Register)

A global competition to identify and highlight reports that comprehensively present not only financial but also non-financial aspects of your business.

8th place / Company of the Year

(Puls Biznesu)

The oldest and the most prestigious Polish capital market ranking. It evaluates companies using the criteria of the “main ranking and investor relations”.

Score B overall and A

(CDP Climate Change 2020)

In categories: scope 3 emissions, environmental management and initiatives for carbon footprint reduction.

The Carbon Disclosure Project ranking is based on a survey of climate awareness among companies, cities, and regions: on a scale of A (highest score) to F (lowest score).

The supply chain

For years now we have been growing our business relying on well-tested and trustworthy suppliers. Our partnerships are governed by the LPP Quality Guidebook, which defines our product quality standards, and our original LPP Code of Conduct, which focuses on occupational health and safety principles.

Each of our suppliers needs to meet the requirements of the LPP Code of Conduct. The document incorporates the provisions of the International Labour Organisation conventions and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It also requires that the suppliers take care of the natural environment. We care about the quality of cooperation with our business partnerships by introducing control mechanisms along the supply chain. We are especially keen to spread our standards among the suppliers and carefully verify their implementation.

  • We cooperate with 1,108 suppliers in Asia and Europe by placing orders and allowing them to save jobs and maintain continuity of production.
  • LPP was one of the first clothing manufacturers to be included on the Worker Rights Consortium’s list of companies that honour their commitments towards suppliers.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and the economic changes it caused were very acutely felt in the developing countries, such as Bangladesh. In this difficult time, we considered the situation of each supplier on a case by case basis in order to help the manufacturers maintain accounting liquidity.
  • We monitored the payment of wages to workers of the collaborating factories.
  • In 2020/21 LPP auditors carried out 197 audits in our parters’ clothing factories, focusing on occupational health and safety, working conditions and human rights.

“We really apprec ...

“We really appreciate the support we have received from the LPP team both locally and in Poland. I am pleased to express my gratitude to LPP management for taking full responsibility of confirmed
orders and accepting shipments during the difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic. It proves high ethical standards and commitment which LPP maintains in relations with its supplier partners.”

Pinaki Group

“In the past mont ...

“In the past months, business has been challenging for Renaissance Group as it has been for all organisations and all industries. We have struggled operationally, there has been a business decline, and our expansion plans were put to a halt. With the help of our customers’ cooperation, our colleagues’ consideration and our government’s support, we are hoping to have left behind the past and moving forward to a better season. We would like to especially mention LPP’s support and cooperation throughout the past years and during the COVID-19 situation. We have always received your guidance, cooperation and hand-holding in all aspects of technical know-how, business growth and sustainability. And for this reason, LPP is now our second biggest customer and we expect on-going future business growth and partnership.”

Renaissance Group

Safety, working conditions and quality controls in factories

29,3

mln PLN we have spent
to improve safety in our
suppliers’ factories
since 2013

197

audits were carried out in the
2020/21 reporting year, focusing on
occupational health and safety, working
conditions and human rights.

17 977

quality inspections (including remote
ones) were carried out in factories
and the distribution centre in the
2020/21 reporting year.

Production

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS AREA DURING THE 2020/21 REPORTING YEAR:

  • Membership in the ACCORD on Fire and Building Safety (ACCORD).
  • Training sessions for suppliers.
  • Implementation of the Quality Assurance System in Bangladesh.
  • Helping business partners maintain accounting liquidity by settling our liabilities to the factories in Asia in a timely manner during the pandemic and paying for completed orders or ones that were being manufactured when the pandemic was developing but which would be delivered at a later date.
  • Monitoring the payment of wages to workers of the collaborating factories.

Ensuring that human rights are protected by our suppliers – Key issues:

  • Guaranteeing worker safety in the manufacturing plants.
  • Making sure that they are treated with dignity.
  • Educating suppliers on the necessity to protect human rights.
  • Safeguarding job stability for our suppliers’ workers during the pandemic.

The workplace

Together with employees from 25 countries, we were tested on an unprecedented scale in the year of the pandemic.. Following the introduction of COVID-19 restrictions, in just a few days, LPP closed its nearly 1,700 retail locations. The company’s revenues dropped by 90%. With our employees facing loss of income, unpredictable future and a state of suspension, we were forced to verify the way we thought and acted so far. In the end, our energy, ambition and the strength of our teams bore fruit. We managed to save our company and almost all jobs.

LPP employees passed the pandemic test with flying colours. They proved once again that their ability to adapt to changing conditions and responsibility for oneself and one’s environment, including the company we are all a part of, enables it to survive tumultuous times.

  • What worried our employees most in the first months of the pandemic was the stability of their employment. And so, saving jobs and maintaining the company’s accounting liquidity became the LPP management board’s primary goal. Thanks to the government support and the strict cost-saving policy we adopted, we managed to retain almost all retail workers with employment contracts.
  • In these uncertain times, our employees sought stability and safety, while we were eager to match their working time to their actual needs. As a result, we recorded lower employee turnover in the retail outlets as compared to the previous years.
  • At the same time, however, following the sudden shift in our structure of revenue (from physical sales to e-commerce) and the need to adapt to the new economic reality, staff reductions were necessary. All affected employees received additional financial benefits.
  • We had to make the difficult decision to stop using the services of the people working for us under civil law contracts. With these individuals in mind, we launched the “Wsparcie na starcie” (Support at the Start) scheme to help them find a new job.
  • In paralel, we worked extensively to successfully switch to remote working. We implemented the “Work From Anywhere” system that enables employees to plan their working day, while managers can remotely review the tasks fulfilled by members of their teams.
  • Our workers’ openness to undertake duties beyond their usual job specification was extremely important during lockdown.
  • The time of the pandemic strengthened the role of line managers in building strong, efficient and motivated teams.
168 328

applications submitted
in response to retail job
vacancy announcements

6 157

candidates
finally
recruited

60%

proportion of women in
managerial and executive
positions in our headquarters

75%

proportion of women
in our total
workforce

We know that the only good answer to quickly changing conditions is ongoing education that unlocks the employees’ potential and boosts their motivation. For training to be effective, it has to specifically address the problems and challenges faced by the teams at a given moment in time.

  • In 2020 we put particular emphasis on managers and their efforts to take care of their teams’ emotional wellbeing, level of motivation and work organisation. We focused on developing a proactive approach to change, innovativeness and productivity.
  • Our process of integrating new employees into the organisation is supported by the uniform standard “Fit Into Fashion – Onboarding”.
  • During the pandemic we had two mobile apps developed – StartUp Sprzedawca 2.0 and StartUp Management 2.0 – to help our staff orient themselves to working on-line in a convenient and safe manner.
  • From January 2020 LPP the LPP Edustore platform offers 46 general development and managerial courses for store employees, while the staff at the central headquarters can access 95 courses on the LPP Edukacja platform.
  • Despite the difficult situation, we intend to continue to grow. To do that we need to learn to work smartlyand supporting all actions that improve customer value.
  • We feel that working in times of changes, productivity, managing a dispersed team and using IT tools to support remote collaborations are the leitmotifs of 2020.
81,3%

of all vacant higher
level and managerial
positions were filled
by internal candidates

358

onsite training projects
were offered at
the LPP central
headquarters

+1,6 mln

PLN invested into the
development of the staff at
headquarters in the 2020/21
reporting year (i.e. PLN 705 per employee)

7,2 hrs

is the average number of
hours of training provided to
each LPP SA employee; the
number for the whole LPP
Group is 3.2 hrs

Environmental impacts

Sustainable fashion, reducing our environmental impacts and social responsibility – these are our mottos when drafting all our plans and making all our decisions, from the micro to the global scale. Every step we take, we make sure to act fairly, something our employees, collaborators, business partners and customers greatly appreciate. First and foremost, however, we want our efforts to be felt by our planet.


  • We label our collections with the Eco Aware mark, certifying that the model in question contains an appropriate percentage of more environmentally friendly materials or was manufactured in a factory that meets Eco Aware Production guidelines.
  • We devised and started the implementation of the Eco Aware Production, scheme in our suppliers’ factories, which focuses on limited consumption of natural resources and introducing closed water and energy circuits in the manufacturing processes.
  • We launched the implementation of the Eco Aware Stores, programme, which aims at reducing the environmental impact of our sales processes.

In 2020 we joined two important initiatives working to limit negative environmental impacts along the supply chain:

  • Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) – focusing on limiting the industrial chemical footprint (we are the the first Polish member of the scheme); and
  • Polish Plastics Pact – an initiative for closing the plastics cycle.

Our climate management actions and initiatives aimed at reducing the carbon footprint scored high on the CDP Climate Change 2020 list.


ECO AWARE

product and production


18,6%

of all clothing offered by
our brands (and 32.4% of
clothes offered by Reserved)
were Eco Aware.



177

suppliers covered
by the Eco Aware Production
scheme by 2021


CHEMICAL SAFETY

in production


42

factories that sew collections
for our brands in Bangladesh
and 23 in Pakistan are
members of ZDHC.



1st

Polish firm to have
joined Zero Discharge of
Hazardous Chemicals


PACKAGING AWARE

plastics under control


300 tons

this is how much plastic
we saved by ending the use
of plastic for Reserved and
Mohito on-line orders



570 tons

less plastic
in our packaging
since 2017


SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

in HQ’s and retail network buildings


88

of our stores in Poland
is located in shopping
centres with BREEAM
or LEED certification



25%

of energy used by our
stores comes from
renewable sources*

(*where there is an option to choose your provider)

Almost 100% of the cardboard boxes used in our Fulfillment Centres were recycled.

Learn more about our eco-friendly fabrics

We continually strive for our clothes and accessories to be made of materials that are of good quality, safe and produced in a way that is more aligned with the Eco Aware standard. For this reason, we try and introduce more environmentally friendly materials into LPP collections. These include organic cotton, which is grown with the use of ecologically-sound methods and plant protection products while conserving water; other organic fibres, such as linen or hemp, which are sourced from certified producers; a range of wood cellulose fibres, such as TENCEL™, REFIBRA™, ECOVERO™, MODAL™; as well as recycled fibres.

3 categories of materials:

1. 100% organic cotton
2. 95% organic cotton at the minimum[1]
3. 50% organic cotton at the minimum.

Grown with the use of natural plant protection products and fertilisers only; without genetically modified seeds or synthetic growth stimulation. Organic cotton farming helps maintain soil fertility and protect biodiversity.

Organic fibres used to make Eco Aware products have been certified by independent institutions in line with the leading international standards such as Organic Content Standard (OCS) and Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Our employees verify each certificate and complete documentation that confirms that the material is complies with our requirements. As compared with conventional agriculture, organic farming has a far smaller impact on the natural environment.

1] The composition of organic cotton most often used in our collections.

50% organic linen at the minimum

Linen is a natural fibre characteristic for its high durability and tensile resilience which means clothes made of this material can last for many seasons. It is a perfect choice for hot days. Organic linen is sourced from plants grown with the use of natural plant protection products and fertilisers only, and without genetically modified seeds.

Organic fibresused to make Eco Aware products have been certified by independent institutions in line with the leading international standards such as Organic Content Standard (OCS) and Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Our employees verify each certificate and complete documentation that confirms that the material is complies with our requirements. As compared with conventional agriculture, organic farming has a far smaller impact on the natural environment.

30% LENZING™ ECOVERO at the minimum

Environmentally friendly viscose produced by Lenzing from certified wood cellulose sourced from sustainably managed forests that guarantee reforestation. The fibre is produced in a closed-loop cycle and makes it possible to generate up to 50% less CO2 emissions. It also produces less water contamination as compared to conventional viscose. LENZING™ ECOVERO™ is certified by the international EU Ecolabel as compliant with strict environmental standards in its production processes, from the sourcing of raw materials to distribution and disposal.

Cellulose fibres are biodegradable and do not contaminate water with plastic particles, that is why they are an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials such as polyester.

30% TENCEL™ Lyocell at the minimum

A biodegradable cellulose fibre, sourced mainly from eucalyptus wood from sustainably managed forests that guarantee reforestation. Its production is environmentally friendly thanks to the use of a closed-loop cycle in which more than 99% of the solvent used is recovered and returned to the system for reuse, thus reducing energy and water consumption. TENCEL™ Lyocell is internationally certified with the EU Ecolabel.

Cellulose fibres are biodegradable and do not contaminate water with plastic particles, that is why they are an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials such as polyester.

30% TENCEL™ Modal at the minimum

Created by Lenzing, it is a cellulose fibre sourced from beech wood from sustainably managed forests that guarantee reforestation. TENCEL™ Modal is produced in a closed-loop cycle in a sustainable fashion, which means lower energy consumption, water contamination and CO2 emissions. TENCEL™ Modal is certified with the international EU Ecolabel.

Cellulose fibres are biodegradable and do not contaminate water with plastic particles, that is why they are an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials such as polyester.

30% Naia™ Eastman at the minimum

A biodegradable cellulose fibre sourced from sustainably managed pine and eucalyptus forests (North America, Western Europe and Brazil). It is an eco-friendly alternative to conventional acetate. Naia™ is reproduced in a closed loop where solvents are returned to the system for reuse, thereby reducing water consumption and CO2 emissions. Naia™ is certified to confirm that its production is safe and free from hazardous chemicals.

Cellulose fibres are biodegradable and do not contaminate water with plastic particles, that is why they are an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials such as polyester.

30% Eco Aware Viscose at the minimum

Eco-friendly viscose made from wood cellulose sourced from sustainably managed forests that guarantee reforestation. The fibre itself is produced in a closed-loop cycle. As compared to conventional viscose, the production of this type of viscose uses 33% less water, while generating less pollutants and CO2 emissions. Cellulose fibres are biodegradable. They do not contaminate water with plastic particles, which makes them an ecologically-sound alternative to synthetic materials such as polyester.

Cellulose fibres are biodegradable and do not contaminate water with plastic particles, that is why they are an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials such as polyester.

20% recycled polyester at the minimum

Synthetic fibre produced from PET bottles and post-consumer waste. As part of the process, selected plastics are cleaned, shredded and transformed into new fabrics. Materials produced this way are of the same high quality as conventional ones.

The recycled fibres used in the manufacture of Eco Aware products are certified by independent bodies to leading standards such as the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) and the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). LPP employees verify each certificate and complete documentation proving that the material complies with our guidelines. Thanks to recycling, used materials are give a second life and are able to make new garments using less water, energy and natural resources as compared to the conventional production processes. Choosing recycled fabrics over traditional ones helps reduce CO2 emissions and environmental impacts.

20% recycled cotton at the minimum

Made from post-production waste or used clothing. As part of the process, selected textiles are shredded and processed into new fabrics. Recovered cotton can be mixed with virgin fibres to achieve the desired quality.

The recycled fibres used in the manufacture of Eco Aware products are certified by independent bodies to leading standards such as the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) and the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). LPP employees verify each certificate and complete documentation proving that the material complies with our guidelines. Thanks to recycling, used materials are give a second life and are able to make new garments using less water, energy and natural resources as compared to the conventional production processes. Choosing recycled fabrics over traditional ones helps reduce CO2 emissions and environmental impacts.

20% recycled wool at the minimum

Made from post-production waste or used textile products. As part of the process, carefully selected textiles are shredded. To obtain high-quality materials, recovered wool is usually mixed with virgin fibres and processed into new fabrics.

The recycled fibres used in the manufacture of Eco Aware products are certified by independent bodies to leading standards such as the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) and the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). LPP employees verify each certificate and complete documentation proving that the material complies with our guidelines. Thanks to recycling, used materials are give a second life and are able to make new garments using less water, energy and natural resources as compared to the conventional production processes. Choosing recycled fabrics over traditional ones helps reduce CO2 emissions and environmental impacts.

20% recycled polyamide at the minimum

Synthetic fibre produced from waste materials such as old fishing nets, damaged carpets, industrial waste and nylon clothing. As part of the process, carefully selected plastics are cleaned, shredded and processed into new fabrics.

The recycled fibres used in the manufacture of Eco Aware products are certified by independent bodies to leading standards such as the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) and the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). LPP employees verify each certificate and complete documentation proving that the material complies with our guidelines. Thanks to recycling, used materials are give a second life and are able to make new garments using less water, energy and natural resources as compared to the conventional production processes. Choosing recycled fabrics over traditional ones helps reduce CO2 emissions and environmental impacts.

Denim wear: 20% REPREVE® Polyester at the minimum. Non-denim wear: 30% REPREVE® Polyester at the minimum.

This fibre is made from recycled PET bottles. Compared to conventional polyester, the production process uses 45% less electricity, 20% less water and over 30% less greenhouse gas emissions. Reusing post-consumer waste reduces the consumption of non-renewable resources such as crude oil and contributes to the reduction of waste.

100% water-based polyurethane

An alternative to artificial leather produced by conventional methods. The technology uses water instead of chemicals, which makes the products far more sustainable. The process generates less environmentally unfriendly waste and helps conserve water as the material is not repeatedly rinsed. The method also consumes less energy compared to conventional methods. The water-based polyurethane used in our Eco Aware collections comes from carefully selected, verified sources. Each item we sell has an analytical test report showing that it is free from harmful solvents.

30% SORONA® DUPONT at the minimum

A biodegradable polymer fibre derived from renewable sources, made from 37% corn sugar. An excellent substitute for synthetic fibres such as polyester or nylon. Sorona® production uses 30% less energy and 63% less greenhouse gas emissions. Sorona® fibre is certified to confirm that its production is safe and free from hazardous chemicals. It is one of the first 11 products approved under the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) certified bio-based product programme.

30% REPREVE® Nylon at the minimum

A synthetic fibre produced from pre-consumer waste. The yarn is made from recycled carpets and textile offcuts after they have been processed to recover polyamide. This way, materials left over from textile production are given a second life.

#LPPpomaga campaign

The emergence of COVID-19 has focused our efforts on tackling the impact of the pandemic. We first responded to the urgent need to support our business and social partners abroad.

In cooperation with Polish diplomatic missions in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Hong Kong and Beijing, we distributed 500,000 masks to employees of these institutions and Polish communities and companies.

When the epidemic threat also emerged in Poland, we started supporting hospitals, health care facilities, ambulance stations, medical care centres and other organisations with personal protective equipment.

6,9 mln

PLN in assistance committed
as part of #LPPhelps
by LPP and the
LPP Foundation.

1 mln

coveralls for medical workers
imported to Poland to assist
the Industrial Development
Agency

10%

of the revenue generated by the
sales of the Joyful and Eco Aware
collections by Mohito, Reserved and
Cropp were donated to healthcare
facilities

  • As the first step, we bought 1m disposable face masks.
  • Our employees initiated a campaign to sew reusable masks,, while others joined teams responsible for distributing the masks to hospitals and other institutions in need.
  • We helped the Industry Development Agency import 1m medical coveralls from Turkey, which significantly reduced the cost of the order.
  • We became a pro bono coordinator of the “Polskie szwalnie” (Polish Sewing Plants) project and organised the operations of 18 sewing plants which sewed 4m masks.
  • We joined the “We are together. We help!”, mobilising entrepreneurs to support medical services across the country. The project was implemented by the “Jesteśmy razem. Pomagamy!” foundation (We’re Together. We’re Helping).
  • We provided the children’s homes we work with computers for remote learning.
  • We also helped senior residents of Dolne Miasto, providing them with lunches during the spring lockdown.
We carried out the biggest volunteering project in the company’s history.
1 mln

masks
donated to medical
facilities

115

volunteers from LPP
involved in #LPPpomaga
campaign

27,2 thous.

masks
made by LPP
volunteers

1,7 thous.

protective aprons
sewn by LPP
employees

Get to know our reports

LPP’s integrated reports presenting the non-financial and financial results of LPP SA and the LPP Group have been published since 2017. Initially, each covered a calendar year. The 2019 report included data for the thirteen months from 1 January 2019 to 31 January 2020. The latest report concerns the period starting on 1 February 2020 and ending on 31 January 2021.

The transition from calendar year to reporting year was made to better reflect the seasonal nature of the business and thus increase the utility of the reports.

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The full report for 2020/21 can be found here:

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