At Lacoste, we strongly believe that diversity boosts commitment, innovation and performance. Our company seeks to contribute to a society where everyone can express their full potential, unrestrained by origin, disability or gender. Our two initiatives complement each other in making equal opportunities a reality.

Diversity, equality

and inclusion

We are committed to ensuring equal opportunities within our company and fostering an inclusive working environment. Our ambition is built around 3 key pillars, accompanied by a cross-functional cultural transformation:

  • Elevate youth: elevate the career of young talent coming from challenging environments​.
  • Embrace people with special needs: create a safe and inclusive work environment for people with disabilities.
  • Empower our Crocod’elles to get to the top: promote gender equality at the top levels of the organization​.

Our cultural transformation objectives  


of our employees trained in unconscious bias by the end of 2025


of recruitment teams trained in inclusive recruitment in pilot countries by the end of 2025


trained in management of employees with disabilities by the end of 2025

Committed Crocodiles

for Society

The Committed Crocodiles community, made up of volunteer employees, aims to make equal opportunities a reality outside of our company. It promotes the professional integration of young people coming from challenging environments or people with disabilities through 4 programs:

  • Self-confidence: professional and personal development.
  • Manufacturing qualifications: trainings in manufacturing and logistics areas.
  • Retail qualifications: mix of practical and theoretical trainings in retail.
  • Starting up: support in business creation.

1 000

people supported thanks to

1 200

Committed Crocodiles by 2025

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