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

Among Top 5% of performers and 1 of only 4 in its industry included in benchmark publication

Hsinchu, Taiwan, February 26, 2024—Zyxel Networks, a leader in delivering secure, AI-powered cloud networking solutions, today 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 over 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 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 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.

About Zyxel Networks

Zyxel Networks is a leading provider of secure, AI-powered cloud networking solutions for SMBs and the enterprise-edge. We deliver seamless connectivity and flexible scalability through subscription services, all backed by robust security. With a reputation built on decades of unlocking potential and helping people adapt to the changing workplace, Zyxel Networks has earned the trust of over 1 million businesses across 150 markets.