Corporate Social Responsibility at Sonova

Recognition & highlights

Sonova is proud to be awarded as leading company in terms of corporate sustainability:


Sonova FTSE 4 Good    

Sonova receives Industry Mover Sustainability Award 2015

Sonova Industry Mover Sustainability Award 2015Sonova has received the Industry Mover Sustainability Award 2015 for its excellent sustainability performance in the DJSI assessment session. Within the medtech industry, Sonova has achieved the highest improvement in scoring.


Sonova Innovation RateFocus on innovation: Products less than 2 years old consistently account for two-third of our hearing aids sales.

Sonova is the leading manufacturer of innovative hearing care solutions, present in over 90 countries across the globe. It offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry - from hearing aids to cochlear implants to wireless communications solutions.

Sonova Human Capital - Women in leadershipSonova aims for a work environment and culture that fosters a good balance of family and work life for both men and women. We are pleased that 39% of our management positions are filled by women.

Contributions Hear the World FoundationThe total value of cash, in-kind benefits, professional expertise as well as resources required for the governance, management and administration of the Foundation provided by Sonova Group to the Hear the World Foundation in 2015/16 was CHF 2.14 million.

Studies with hearing care professionals showed that Sonova, through its Phonak and Unitron brands, is the preferred provider in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, with a high level of customer satisfaction.

A newly installed solar panel system at our operations center in Suzhou, China, covering 5,000 square meters, generated 466,000 kWh of green electricity in 2015.