Sustainability at ZEISS
Sustainability has always been a fundamental principle for ZEISS.
A commitment to the common good and to finding solutions for key societal issues are part and parcel of the Company’s ethos.
The Company is founded
ZEISS establishes first Company health insurance fund
The Carl Zeiss Foundation is established
The eight-hour day is introduced.
Annual environmental performance indicators are monitored
ZEISS Code of Conduct comes into force worldwide
Carl Zeiss Promotion Fund is established
EU sites are certified to the ISO 50001 energy management standard
ZEISS achieves sustainability targets for energy and water consumption, waste generation and CO2 emissions
ZEISS enshrines sustainability in Group strategy and launches Group-wide sustainability program
ZEISS sets new environmental targets for 2025