This year’s highlights

F February

Zara Home arrives in Australia with a store at the Highpoint Shopping Centre in Melbourne. In December 2015, the brand’s online store also opens in this market.

M March

Inditex receives the Responsible Supply Chain Management Award from the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development. Another highlight of this month is Inditex’s action to guarantee decent wages for textile workers employed in the Group’s supply chain.

A April

Pull&Bear launches its new store image at East Nanjing Road, the busiest shopping street in Shanghai; and Stradivarius opens its online store in China via the Tmall retail platform. Inditex donates 1.2 million euros in humanitarian aid following the Nepal earthquake.

Inditex donates 1.2 million euros in humanitarian aid following the Nepal earthquake.

J June

Inditex signs an agreement with Every Mother Counts to provide medical care to mothers with a low income in different regions of the world.

J July

Stradivarius announces the launch of its new line of menswear in 2017.

S September

Zara begins online sales in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The Inditex Group closes 2015 with a commercial online presence in 29 markets.

Inditex presents a for&from store, employing people with disabilities, in Culleredo (A Coruña).

O October

The Chairman of Inditex, Pablo Isla, holds a meeting with China’s Minister for Environmental Protection, Chen Ji Ning, presenting the Minister with the Sustainability Plan that the Group is introducing worldwide.

N November

Inditex renews its support for the work of Médecins Sans Frontières, with a contribution of 2.3 million euros to its medical and humanitarian projects and, in particular, aid for Syrian refugees.

Pull&Bear opens a new flagship store on calle Hermosilla in Madrid.

D December

Inditex donates 3.7 million euros to to improve access to drinking water and sanitation in developing areas.

E January

Inditex is awarded the silver class medal in the Sustainability Yearbook 2016 from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and achieves a score of 81/100, in comparison with the average of 37 points scored by companies in the sector.