Since its inception, ZyXEL's mission has been sustainable business development and expansion while recognizing the importance of protecting the environment. The new policy announced stresses that commitment, noting: "The basis for this long-term business development is pollution prevention through a process of continual improvement and environmental protection awareness."
To accomplish this long-term goal, ZyXEL is committed to protecting the environment through: "Making better use of the Earth's resources," "Developing green products," "Improving production methods," "Reducing harm to the environment," "Complying with all laws," "Doing our best to prevent pollution by stressing environmental protection education" and "Promoting environmental protection awareness." ZyXEL believes that only in this way will it create a lasting viable business.
ZyXEL has obtained certifications for meeting ISO 9001, TL 9000, ISO 14001 and QC 08000 standards. To uphold its role as a responsible corporate citizen, ZyXEL strives to maintain minimal raw material consumption, maximum pollution prevention and efficient risk management by following the PDCA workflow. ZyXEL promotes environmental and professional safety through an integrated and effective monitoring system - a system under constant improvement, to meet every possible need.
Statement for the Compliance to the Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 - REACH and ZyXEL's Green Policy Statement
Statement for the Compliance to European Union's EuP Directive Requirements
ZyXEL declares that the company's products that are shipped to and sold on the European market after January 1, 2010 will be compliant with the European Union's EuP Directive (2005/32/EC) requirements.
Aiming to reduce environmental burden and improve environmental performance, the Energy Using Products (EuP) Directives adopted by European Parliament and the Council established a framework for eco-design requirements that administrating energy-using products. ZyXEL's EuP compliant products will meet with the energy and resource consumption standards to follow the objective of the EuP Directives: Improve energy efficiency throughout the product's lifecycle from mining of the raw materials to its end-of-life recycling.
With commitments to the environment, ZyXEL will work continuously on improving the environmental performance of its products and take every effort a step further by actively decreasing greenhouse gas emissions to underline its role as a responsible global corporate citizen.