A promise for people and the environment

protecting planet

Every solution begins with the responsibility of protecting both people and the natural world. Protecting planet is therefore our promise to people and the environment and is the label we use for our most sustainable products.

The success of a business comes down to its people all sharing common values. All uvex group employees are united by the desire to safeguard a future in which life is worth living – especially during the uncertain and challenging times that we are currently facing. By thinking and acting sustainably now, we can shape a sustainable future and continue our mission of protecting people at work, in sport and during leisure pursuits. By improving the conditions for both people and the environment, we can secure our long-term business success.

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Why sustainability is so important to the uvex group.

We'll tell you in our online booklet! Since 1926, the uvex group has stood for innovative products that protect people at work, in sport and leisure. We summarise what we have already achieved in terms of sustainability under Established Sustainability. Our booklet also uses 12 credos to describe how the concept of protecting planet is anchored in the uvex group. It also provides insights into our four focus areas (ecological transformation, social responsibility, circular economy as a driver of innovation, commitment to not harm
the environment or human health), which we use to continuously develop our sustainability goals.

FIND out more in our online booklet

The protecting planet label. Visibly sustainable.

Our customers can see what makes our products so sustainable by the protecting planet label, which identifies every product in the planetseries.

It denotes products which can be classified as especially sustainable – from development and production all the way through to packaging and sale. Using the “little flag”, which we developed on the basis of our uvex logo, we communicate in black and white which sustainability aspects were particularly taken into account in the development of the product.  

The uvex group communicates its objectives in these three core areas:

Ecological. Social. Economical.

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How we live sustainability

We want to take responsibility and do the right thing. Not for ourselves, but for future generations. Because by operating sustainably and in a socially responsible manner and by developing innovative products and services, we not only strengthen the uvex group with our shared values, but also help to inspire people around the world. How is sustainability practised at the uvex group?

With our four focus areas, we show where the uvex group is prioritising sustainability. In the video, our employees explain what sustainability looks like in a best-practice example.

Focus areas


Sustainable products for work, sports and leisure

The protecting planet series

protecting planet is more than just a label for uvex. Based on the brand claim protecting people, it becomes a promise to responsibly incorporate the three sustainability pillars of ecology, economy and social issues into all actions in all areas of the company.

That's why uvex holistically tests, evaluates and optimizes all steps along the value chain, at the end of which is the most sustainable product possible. Innovative work protection from head to toe or the perfect combination of performance and design for sports and leisure - our uvex safety, uvex sports, ALPINA and Filtral brands offer sustainable protection for every activity/use.

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