For human rights and environmental protection: Jenoptik joins UN Global Compact
Clear commitment to sustainability by joining the world’s largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate management.
By signing up to become a member of the “United Nations Global Compact”, the global United Nations network for corporate responsibility, the Jenoptik Group has committed to comprehensively comply with the ten principles on which the network is based. These principles relate to the areas of human rights, labor standards, environmental protection and universal anti-corruption. Participating companies reject child labor and discrimination, accelerate the development of environmentally friendly technologies and support the protection of human rights. In addition, Jenoptik is committed to sharing the goal of an inclusive and sustainable economy along the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
“Joining the Global Compact is a further step and visible sign that we are consistently expanding and professionalizing our sustainability activities,” said Dr. Stefan Traeger, President & CEO of JENOPTIK AG. “Sustainable profitable growth can only be achieved by acting with social and environmental responsibility.”
Launched in 2000, the Global Compact brings together more than 17,500 companies and organizations from 160 countries. Its members are committed to a social, sustainable and innovative economy.
Optical technologies are the very basis of our business: Jenoptik is a globally active technology group and is active in the three photonics-based divisions: Light & Optics, Light & Production and Light & Safety. Under the TRIOPTICS brand, Jenoptik also offers optical test and manufacturing systems for the quality control of lenses, objectives and camera modules. VINCORION is the brand for our mechatronic business. Our key target markets primarily include the semiconductor industry, medical technology, automotive and mechanical engineering, traffic, aviation as well as security and defense technology industries. Approximately 4,400 employees work for Jenoptik worldwide. The Group’s headquarters are in Jena (Germany). JENOPTIK AG is listed on the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt and is included in the SDax and TecDax. In the 2020 fiscal year, Jenoptik generated revenue of approx. 767 million euros.