Our approach to sustainability

At Sonova, we are committed to creating sustainable value for all our stakeholders: we continuously innovate to provide the best solutions for our customers. We enable access to hearing care for millions of people with hearing loss, invest in the development of our employees and partners, and apply eco-efficient practices across all our business activities. LEARN MORE

“We are embedding our ESG commitments across all dimensions of the business and aim to track and optimize our ESG performance with the same intensity as our key financial indicators.”

Arnd Kaldowski, CEO
CEO Arnd Kaldowski

Corporate responsibility reporting

Corporate Responsibility Report

We are convinced that transparent reporting on our CR targets and performance is an essential element in building and strengthening trust with our stakeholders.

Our global impact – key highlights 2020/21
  • 83%

    of employees report feeling engaged through their work at Sonova

  • 49%

    of line managers are women

  • 23%

    reduction of absolute greenhouse gas emissions compared to 2017 (base year)

  • 640

    professionals trained in programs supported by the Hear the World Foundation

Hear the World Foundation - CHF 2.95 million for children with hearing loss

In 2020, the Hear the World Foundation supported 18 projects around the world with funding, hearing aid technology and expertise worth CHF 2.95 million – thus giving children with hearing loss from low- to middle-income countries access to hearing care. 

Hear the World Foundation 2021
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External recognition

Our corporate responsibility efforts have been recognized by key ratings such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and FTSE4Good Indices.