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Tarkett’s ambition and progress in circular economy and climate change

Publication of the 2019 extra-financial performance declaration regarding corporate social & environmental responsibility.

PARIS, FRANCE, April 15, 2020
– Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, has released today its 2019 Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility (CSR) report, now known as the declaration of extra-financial performance (DPEF). Fully audited by an independent third-party organization, KPMG, this report showcases the company’s circular economy commitment, demonstrating how Tarkett has not only reduced its environmental footprint but also contributed positively to global societal challenges. Download the 2019 CSR Report.

“In 2019, we launched our new strategic plan ‘Change to Win’, positioning circular economy at the heart of our strategy” explained Fabrice Barthélemy, CEO of Tarkett. “At Tarkett, we are convinced we have a role to play in changing the game in our industry with circular economy – a virtuous model to address resource scarcity and the climate emergency. I am particularly proud of the breakthrough we achieved last year by fully closing the loop on the life cycle of commercial carpet tiles in Europe with our partner Aquafil.
Circular economy is a key challenge for us and the entire building industry, notably in the development of eco-designed products and circular services. I am convinced that getting all stakeholders involved will contribute to accelerating the transition to a circular economy. The current crisis is a painful wake-up call on the need for a more inclusive economy, more respectful of natural resources, climate and bio-diversity.”

2019 CSR key figures illustrate our progress, compared to 2020, 2025 or 2030 objectives.

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