Zyxel Group recognized in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook 2024

Zyxel Group has been named amongst the Top 5% of performers – and one of only four in its industry included in the benchmark publication.

Zyxel Networks, a leader in delivering secure, AI-powered cloud networking solutions, has announced that Zyxel Group has been listed in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook 2024. The company's standout performance earned it a spot in the “Top 5%” and “Industry Mover” categories, underscoring its unwavering commitment to sustainable environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

The S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook is a compilation of companies with industry-leading sustainability practices and serves as a premier reference for investors and governments worldwide. Companies are evaluated on their ESG performance in the preceding year. Only 759 top performers were included in the 2024 yearbook – a fraction of the more than 9,400 companies considered across 62 industries. Only four companies in the Communications Equipment industry made the cut, namely Zyxel, Cisco, Ericsson, and Wistron NeWeb.

In S&P Global's latest assessment, Zyxel garnered high marks in “Energy Consumption”, “Process Innovations” and “Product Innovations”. The company also scored well in “IT Network Security Measures” for its cybersecurity performance, while its emphasis on human rights for its workforce and partners was recognized as well.

As part of its commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, Zyxel Group has launched a digital management platform to monitor carbon and energy resource usage across its group and supply chain in accordance with Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) practices. Zyxel Group is also guiding its supply chain to embrace low-carbon practices through initiatives such as its Zero Carbon Academy training program.

The company’s tangible progress in sustainability has received other recognition domestically and internationally, including an MSCI ESG Rating of A in 2023 as well as Gold for Sustainability Reporting and the Information Security Leadership Award at the 2023 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards.