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Protecting the planet

We drive the transition to a resource-efficient and low-carbon future of our operations throughout the lifecycle of our products and services.

Protecting the Planet

Our ESG targets

  • We reduce greenhouse gas emissions relative to revenue by 50% compared to 2017 by 2022
    (Scope 1&2 + air-travel related Scope 3 emissions).
  • We reduce packaging waste by 20% vs. 2019 by 2023.

Initiatives and programs

Sonova has made an explicit commitment to continuously promote and pursue environmentally friendly practices throughout the whole lifecycle of its products and across all its business activities. We set the priorities and provide the resources needed to reduce our environmental impact through responsible, efficient management of our buildings and infrastructure, processes, products, and services.

The Sonova Corporate Environmental Policy supports our commitment to environmentally proactive behavior and describes the company’s environmental management organization and responsibilities. 

The “protecting the planet” pillar of Sonova IntACT strategy sets ambitious goals and targets that demonstrate our firm commitment to combating climate change and attaining environmental sustainability. We continuously monitor and optimize environmental objectives and performance across the Group.

The current ESG report contains detailed information on the following key topics of the “protecting the planet” pillar of our IntACT ESG strategy:

  • Energy and climate
  • Eco-friendly products
  • Waste
  • Water
  • Biodiversity