Striking a balance between innovation and sustainability, Zyxel devotes itself to developing broadband access solutions that empower service providers to deliver cutting-edge services while minimizing environmental impacts. We carry out a series of initiatives that reduce hazardous substance emissions, incorporate energy-efficient features, prolong product lifespan, and increase the product recycling rate.

Up to
47.7%
increase in product numbers per pallet and proportionately decrease in logistics carbon footprint
95%
of Zyxel products adopt sustainable brown box packaging

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Our green product goals

In response to a growing coalition of countries, municipalities, and businesses striving to achieve net-zero emissions, Zyxel kicked off its greenhouse gas accounting and verification plan at the end of 2021, establishing a pathway to net-zero emissions. Zyxel will launch the first green product meeting following criteria by 2023.

Post-consumer recycled plastics
Recyclable mechanical design
Sustainable components
Energy efficiency mechanisms
Easy refurbishment design
Product-based carbon footprint disclosure

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Our green product statements

check_circle_outlineAbide by international environmental regulations and guidelines
check_circle_outlineEnsure thorough implementation of Zyxel Green Product Management System through ongoing employee education
check_circle_outlineIncorporate lifecycle thinking in product design to minimize product carbon footprint
check_circle_outlineSpecify hazardous substance restrictions and rules
check_circle_outlineRequire all suppliers to conduct due diligence and deliver accurate information based on the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT)
check_circle_outlineRequire suppliers to strictly implement the procedures of environment, health, and safety management during product production to prevent pollution or occupational disasters
check_circle_outlinePerform accurate lifecycle inventory to manage greenhouse gas emissions

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Our milestones and achievements

Management system
Green or relevant report
Awards & recognition
 
2008
 
IECQ QC 08000
Hazardous Substance Process Management (HSPM) system
2009
 
OHSAS 18001
Occupational Health and Safety
Assessment Series
2010
 
ISO 14025
Environmental labels and declarations
2011
 
ISO 14062
Integrating environmental aspects into product design and development
ISO 14067
Carbon footprint
2014
 
ISO 14006
Ecodesign
ISO 50001
Energy management
2014
 
Energy Star
Small Network Equipment
(SNE)
2019
 
ISO 45001
Occupational health and safety management systems
2020
 
EcoVadis
Silver rating
CDP
D score
2021
 
EcVadis
Silver rating
CDP
C score

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Our green product strategy

We establish a comprehensive green product strategy and execute it across the entire product development cycle – from product design, production and packaging, and disposal and recycling. Complying the global rules and regulations, we proactively control hazardous substances and continue improving the energy efficiency of our products.

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Our green product management

Zyxel and its suppliers comply with the latest international environmental policies and directives to develop non-toxic, easy to assemble/disassemble, and long-lifespan products.

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