Lynge, Denmark – June 8, 2021. WS Audiology has been added to a group of leading companies that are demonstrating the highest level of ambition on climate and paving the way to a net-zero future.
The companies all commit to the science-based targets initiative, or SBTi. SBTi is a partnership between CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).
By joining this group of companies WS Audiology has committed to set climate targets in line with limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5°C.
WS Audiology has the ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity directly consumed by the Company and to be carbon neutral in its own operations by 2025.
Chaojun Li, WSA’s global Head of Sustainability, commented: “We believe that committing to SBTi is the right thing to do and allows us to motivate and inspire other business partners to follow our example.”
WS Audiology is the first hearing aid company to join this global initiative.
About WS Audiology
Formed in 2019, through the merger of Sivantos and Widex, WS Audiology combines over 140 years’ experience in pioneering the use of technology to help people with hearing loss hear the sounds that make life wonderful. With truly differentiated brands like Widex, Signia, Rexton, Audio Service and Vibe, and with diverse assets across wholesale, retail, online, managed care and diagnostic solutions, we are active in over 125 markets. WS Audiology employs 11,000 people and is privately owned by the Tøpholm and Westermann families, as well as funds under the management of EQT. As a global leader, our ambition is to unlock human potential by making wonderful sound part of everyone’s life.