Highlights of the year

Strategic milestones

  • Lenzing successfully converted a production line in Nanjing (China) to TENCEL™ branded modal fibers, with an annual capacity of up to 35,000 tonnes, marking the first production of TENCEL™ fibers for textiles and clothing in China
  • Lenzing has successfully converted its site Purwakarta (Indonesia) through significant technical improvements, the site is now producing LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded viscose fibers and VEOCEL™ branded viscose fibers
  • The Indonesian site Purwakarta also received the EU Ecolabel for its fibers
  • LENZING™ ECOVERO™ with REFIBRA™ technology was launched to customers worldwide
  • Lenzing’s joint venture LD Celulose successfully shipped 500,000 tons of pulp efficiently by rail wagon and break bulk vessel, further reducing GHG emissions compared to classical truck and container ship mode
  • Lenzing, ARA, Salesianer Miettex, Caritas and Södra join forces to launch Austria’s largest textile pilot project for recycling post-consumer textile waste
  • Lenzing expands responsible viscose fiber portfolio with the new global offering of its newest product low-carbon VEOCEL™ branded viscose fibers


  • Seven Lenzing production sites assessed by third party Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM), scoring exceptional results
  • Five Lenzing productions sites successfully assessed by third party Social Labor Convergence Program (SLCP)

Ratings and Awards

  • CDP: Lenzing is one of only 10 companies worldwide to be recognized with an outstanding triple “A” for environmental leadership and disclosure in climate change, water security and forests
  • MSCI ESG: Lenzing receives rating of “AA” again
  • Canopy: ranked 2nd place in the Hot Button Ranking, earning a “Dark Green” shirt
  • EcoVadis CSR rating: “Platinum” status for the third time in succession
  • Lenzing and Södra receive ITMF Award 2023 in “International Cooperation”, for joint achievements in textile recycling and circular economy
  • Lenzing receives Swiss BIO TOP award (recognizing wood and material innovations) for field tests: the use of geotextiles made of cellulosic LENZING™ fibers to protect glacier masses
  • Austrian Sustainability Reporting Award (ASRA) in “prime market”: Lenzing won first place for the last year’s report, a second time in a row
  • Lenzing receives first place at Vienna Stock Exchange VÖNIX Sustainability Award in “Industrials” category

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