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Lenzing listed in Austrian sustainability index

Receiving a good rating eighth year in a row, the leading producer of Tencel fibres joins the list amongst 21 other Austrian companies.

25th June 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Lenzing

Sustainable, Clothing/​Footwear, Medical/Hygiene

Lenzing has once again joined a group of companies which have been accepted for listing in the VÖNIX index (VBV Austrian Sustainability Index) for a period of one year.

The company has been on the list for eight years already and has been given a very good rating again this year.

Sustainability index

Since 2005, around 60 publicly traded Austrian companies are analysed each year on the basis of approximately 100 environmental and social criteria.

A total of 22 stocks (alphabetically listed) will be included in the VÖNIX 2014/15 index. © Lenzing Group

In the 2013/14 index year, the performance of the VÖNIX index was reflected in a 10.6% gain in value, thus 3.6 percentage points lower than the ATX Prime.

A total of 22 stocks (alphabetically listed) will be included in the VÖNIX 2014/15 index.

Lenzing Group

The Lenzing Group is a market leader with headquarters in Austria, production sites in all major markets as well as a worldwide network of sales and marketing offices. It supplies the global textile and nonwovens industry with high-quality man-made cellulose fibres. The portfolio ranges from dissolving pulp, standard and specialty cellulose fibres to engineering services.

With 75 years of experience in fibre production, the Lenzing Group combines the manufacturing of all three man-made cellulose fibre generations on a large industrial scale under one roof – from the classic viscose to modal and lyocell (TENCEL) fibres.

Lenzing is committed to the principle of sustainable management and very high environmental standards. Its core business fibres is complemented by the group’s activities in the business field engineering.

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