Sustainability progress

    Q4 2020 results Brighter Lives, Better World


    In 2016 our CEO Eric Rondolat launched our sustainability program ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’ at Climate Week NYC. Through this ambitious program, we’re committed ourselves to taking some big leaps forward. Now we can announce that we’ve made it! We reached all commitments and overperformed 5 out of 6 commitments. Check out the promising numbers below or watch our video to see how we did it. 


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    sustainable revenues

    Goal: 80% sustainable revenues by 2020


    In Q4 2020, 84.1% of our revenues came from sustainable products, systems or services.

    2 billion LED lamps and luminaires

    Goal: deliver 2 billion LED lamps and luminaires by 2020

    By Q4 2020, we delivered 2.923 billion LED lamps & luminaires, effectively avoiding more than 72,988 kilotonnes of CO2 being emitted.
    Carbon neutral operations

    Goal: carbon neutral operations by 2020


    We are carbon neutral in our operations since September 2020 and our 2020 gross carbon footprint is 260 kilotonnes of CO2, a year-on-year reduction of 28%.

    zero waste to landfill

    Goal: zero waste to landfill by 2020


    In Q4 2020, 100% of our manufacturing sites sent zero waste to landfill.

    91% of all our manufacturing waste is recycled.

    Safe and healthy workplace

    Goal: safe and healthy workplace
    Total Recordable Case (TRC) rate 0.35 by 2020.


    We recorded a TRC rate of 0.22 per 100 FTEs, a decline of 31% compared to Q4 2019 and we reached our 2020 target.

    Sustainable supply chain

    Goal: sustainable supply chain

    Performance rate of 90% by 2020.


    In Q4 2020, we achieved a supplier sustainability performance rate of 99%.

    Our achievements so far


    Here are some examples of the achievements we have made as part of our Brighter Lives, Better World program.

    Member of the DJSI World Index since our IPO for 4 consecutive years and Industry Leader in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
    Recognized on the Climate A list for our leadership in environmental performance.
    Recognized as supplier engagement leader.
    Awarded the platinum medal for our sustainability performance and positioned in the top 1% among all companies assessed.

    Brighter Lives, Better World

    Brighter Lives, Better World infographic with 2018 results