Decathlon SE

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

800,000€ - 899,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.25 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

3

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 72 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 2023, Decathlon's total revenue amounted to EUR 15.74 bn excluding taxes.

    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 through sport and physical activities, prevent chemical risks...

    Address

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

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    50%1
    25%1
    10%5

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Apr 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Jana HRCKOVA 04 Apr 2024 02 Oct 2024
    Eli Moreau 11 Apr 2024 11 Apr 2026
    Bertrand TISON 11 Apr 2024 11 Apr 2026
    Bertrand TISON 16 Mar 2023 16 Mar 2024
    Bertrand TISON 08 Apr 2022 16 Mar 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

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    - Eurocommerce - http://www.eurocommerce.eu/
    - European Bicycle Manufacturers Association (EBMA)
    - Cycling Industries Europe - https://cyclingindustries.com
    - World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry - http://www.wfsgi.org
    - AFIRM Group - https://www.afirm-group.com/

    Member organisations

    - RE 100 - http://there100.org/companies
    - Science Based Target - https://sciencebasedtargets.org/
    - Unifab : https://www.unifab.com/
    - The Fashion Pact
    - TMC The Microfiber Consortium
    - UN Bodies

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    800,000€ - 899,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    kreab 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    kreab

    Closed year Costs

    800,000€ - 899,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3710 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Urban#Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment

    Communication activities

    - Eco-design Forum
    - JRC Textile Workshop Questionnaire - 17/04
    - Sustainable consumption pledge 2024
    - Towards harmonized and effective Extended Producer Responsibility
    - 2023 - Reviewing the Textile Labelling Regulation
    - 2023 - Eco-design for Sustainable Product Regulation
    - 2023 - Green claims directive proposal
    - 2023 - EU Climate Target 2040
    - 2023 - Right to repair

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    3 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 03 May 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of the company, Green Mobility, Artificial Intelligence
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 May 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject introduction and EU agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jan 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Standardisation strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Maurits-Jan Prinz (Cabinet member)
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