Decathlon SE

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Registration as it was on 02 Mar 2023
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Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.25 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Decathlon SE

    EU Transparency Register

    348145840751-31 First registered on 21 Dec 2020

    Goals / Remit

    Decathlon SE is a family-owned company, founded in 1976 in France, and aims to sustainably make the pleasure and benefits of sports accessible to the many. Decathlon is a manufacturer and retailer of sporting goods, present in 24 EU Member States and the largest bicycle manufacturer in the EU – one out of four bikes manufactured in the EU is manufactured by Decathlon.
    Decathlon presently operates in 60 countries with 1800 stores. At Decathlon, our 108,000 teammates place innovation and sustainability at the heart of their activities: from research to retail, including (eco)-conception, design, production and logistics. Our Sport Brands teams channel all their energy into developing technical, good-looking, simple and durable products, always at the best possible prices. These products are aimed at all sports enthusiasts, from beginners to experts. In 2021, Decathlon's total revenue amounted to EUR 15.3 billion.

    Main EU files targeted

    The activities related to EU decision making are performed by the international Public Affairs team. Its mission is to inform of EU developments that could impact business and to inform EU decision makers of barriers and opportunities regarding EU rules and policies.

    - Sustainability: due diligence, non financial reporting, circular economy, renewable energy, mobility, sustainable product: eco-design, eco- labelling, regenerative economy
    - Single Market: freedom of circulation, establishment, infringement cases, Digital Single Market, mutual recognition and the internal market for services, data protection and privacy, corporate taxation, consumer protection, competition
    - Trade: 3 party countries relationships, free trade agreements, customs
    - Social, skills and employment: Social Policy / Human rights: equality-discrimination legislation, social policy matters, labour standards
    - Health & Wellbeing: promoting a healthier lifestyle, prevent chemical risks...


    Head Office
    4 boulevard de Mons
    Villeneuve d'Ascq 59665 - BP 299
    EU Office
    Avenue des Nerviens 85
    Brussels 1040 - 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 26 Mar 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Bertrand TISON 08 Apr 2022 07 Apr 2023

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    - Eurocommerce -
    - European Bicycle Manufacturers Association (EBMA)
    - Cycling Industries Europe -
    - World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry -
    - AFIRM Group -

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Horizon Europe 200,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    kreab 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Intermediaries for current year


    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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