Sonova Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Sonova Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

Sonova Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Sonova Group is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Sonova Group is situated in Switzerland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its operations.

...this company is doing 22.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1947, Sonova Group is a leading company in the industrial manufacturing sector, headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland. Specializing in hearing care, Sonova offers a wide range of products and services including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and wireless communication solutions through its brands Phonak, Unitron, Advanced Bionics, and AudioNova. With a commitment to innovation and quality, Sonova operates in over 100 countries and employs a diverse workforce of over 14,000 people, aiming to improve the lives of those with hearing loss.

Good news, Sonova Group has embraced SBTi commitments

Sonova Group has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to significantly cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Sonova Group should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote reductions in emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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