Top-level knowledge sharing: The Cyber Security Conference by Schwarz
Neckarsulm, 24 March 2023 – 120 decision-makers from the worlds of business, science, politics, intelligence, and law enforcement turned the experimenta science center in Heilbronn into the German center for cybersecurity on 22 and 23 March. At the Cyber Security Conference by Schwarz, they discussed current challenges related to digital security. Wladimir Klitschko’s direct insights into the Ukraine war marked the emotional highlight of the event.
“Be part of our sustainable future”: The companies of Schwarz Group describe their progress in a joint sustainability report
Neckarsulm, 15 February 2023 – In their sustainability report, which was released today, the companies of Schwarz Group show how they assume economic, ecological, and social responsibility in their day-to-day activities.
Joint donation from the companies of the Schwarz Group: One million euro in emergency relief for Turkey and Syria
Neckarsulm, 9 February 2023 – The companies of the Schwarz Group are deeply saddened by the disaster in Turkey and Syria and are contributing a donation of one million euro in emergency relief for the victims of the earthquake in the region.
Joining forces for more animal welfare: Retail companies of the Schwarz Group endorse national animal welfare label
Neckarsulm, 23 January 2023 – At International Green Week (IGW), which was organized recently in Berlin with a focus on the long-term development of the agriculture sector and animal welfare, the retail companies of the Schwarz Group actively participated in the discussions.
Accelerating digitalization: Become a business IT specialist with the Schwarz Group and Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)
Neckarsulm, November 28th 2022 – The future is digital. – Digitalization is becoming increasingly important within the Schwarz Group as well. In order to pave the way toward this digital future, the divisions of the corporate group, the retail divisions Lidl and Kaufland, the environmental division PreZero, Schwarz Dienstleistungen, Schwarz IT, and Schwarz Digital are capitalizing on and promoting digital talent.
Inflation bonus: Schwarz Group companies pay a total of almost EUR 40 million to employees
Neckarsulm, October 28th 2022 – Non-exempt employees at companies belonging to the Schwarz Group will benefit from the state “inflation bonus”: After the German government approved this measure on Tuesday, 25 October 2022, in the wake of sharp increases in consumer prices, they will be the first retail companies to pay out tax-free bonuses to their employees, spending a total of almost EUR 40 million in Germany for this purpose.
Schwarz Group builds housing complex in the center of Heilbronn: Rosenberg Quartier open for rent
Neckarsulm, August 15th 2022 – Over the last three years, the Schwarz Group has built a new residential area in the heart of Heilbronn called Rosenberg Quartier. They are now renting out the apartments, which significantly increase the urban value of the former KACO company premises located between Süd Street, Cäcilien Street, and Rosenberg Street.
About the Schwarz Group
The Schwarz Group is an international leader in the retail industry with about 13,500 stores and 550,000 employees in 32 countries. The total revenue of the Schwarz Group’s companies for the 2021 fiscal year amounted to 133.6 billion euros. Divided into a production, retail and environmental division, the companies of the Schwarz Group cover the entire value cycle. Lidl and Kaufland are its pillars in food retailing. Many private label products on Lidl’s and Kaufland's shelves ranging from ice cream to beverages are produced directly at the Schwarz Produktion. PreZero, the environmental services provider, pursues its vision of closed loop recycling in waste and recycling management and thus contributes to a cleaner tomorrow. Schwarz Dienstleistungen, the Group’s corporate services division, provides administrative and operational services.