Lenzing has won a triple A rating for environmental leadership in climate change, water security and forests. This is from global environmental non-profit organization CDP.
Lenzing leading provider of wood-based, biodegradable specialty fibers is also a leader in corporate sustainability. Through significant demonstrable action on climate, water security risks and deforestation, Lenzing is leading on corporate environmental ambition, action and transparency worldwide and advancing circularity. Sustainable wood and pulp sourcing as well as responsible water stewardship are defined as two prominent focus areas in Lenzing’s sustainability strategy. Lenzing assumes responsibility by striving for sustainable procurement based on environmental certificates and responsible and efficient use of these valuable resources.
Lenzing’s biorefinery process ensures that 100 per cent of wood constituents are used to produce dissolving wood pulp for fiber production, biorefinery products, and bioenergy. In addition, with its recycling technologies, Lenzing offers solutions for transforming the textile and nonwovens industries from a linear towards a circular economy and believes the textile and nonwoven industry has to change and that it is not possible to be indifferent to the inherent climate advantage of wood-based cellulosic fibers. Lenzing plans to install a photovoltaic system at its site in Upper Austria as well as a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility at its UK plant.