TfS is very pleased to announce that Lenzing have joined the TfS initiative for sustainable supply chains. Based in Austria, the Lenzing Group is a global producer of dissolving wood pulp, and cellulosic fibers. The TfS member company count is now 37. The increase of membership reaffirms TfS’ leadership position with regard to driving and delivering sustainability through the chemical industry’s supply chains. Against the backdrop of the climate challenge and growing regulatory requirements, TfS offers the chemical industry a framework and roadmap to make supply chains a key contributor to the overall corporate’s sustainability performance.
Bertrand Conquéret, TfS President
“I am very proud to welcome Lenzing to the TfS family, bringing the TfS membership to 37 companies. Together and with our strategic partners we continue to expand our reach and increase our impact on the sustainability performance in chemical supply chains. Given the regulatory landscape, climate challenges and market conditions, the need for sustainable businesses only intensifies. TfS is the crucial enabler to make supply chains and businesses at large more sustainable and contribute to developing a better world.”
Andreas Wester, Vice President, Global Purchasing at Lenzing Group
“Lenzing is committed to high standards of sustainability and ethical conduct and transparency provides the basis for it. Gaining a deeper understanding of our suppliers and downstream customers is critical for minimizing overall environmental impact and putting it on the right track to achieve a low-impact, carbon neutral footprint by 2050. It also gives customers and end users confidence. Close digital connections across the network help close the loop and facilitate the transition from a linear to a circular supply chain.”
TfS delivers a powerful and independent due diligence procedure in the supply chain. This enables a robust and consistent assessment of the sustainability performance of chemical suppliers and producers, and roadmap for improvements. As a result, chemical companies can build stronger, agile, and more sound supply chains to ensure continued sustainable operations.
The Lenzing Group stands for the ecologically responsible production of specialty fibers made from the renewable raw material wood. As an innovation leader, Lenzing is a partner of global textile and nonwoven manufacturers and drives many new technological developments. The Lenzing Group’s high-quality fibers form the basis for a variety of textile applications ranging from elegant clothing to versatile denims and high-performance sports clothing. Thanks to their consistently high quality, their biodegradability and compostability, Lenzing fibers are also highly suitable for hygiene products and agricultural applications.
The Lenzing Group’s business model extends far beyond that of a traditional fiber producer. Together with its customers and partners, Lenzing develops innovative products along the value chain, creating added value for consumers. The Lenzing Group strives for the efficient utilization and processing of all raw materials and offers solutions to help redirect the textile sector towards a closed-loop economy. In order to reduce the speed of global warming and to accomplish the climate targets of the Paris Agreement and the EU Commission’s “Green Deal”, Lenzing has a clear vision: namely to make a zero-carbon future come true.