More Environmental Protection, Less New Plastic: The Companies of Schwarz Group Publish Progress Report
Neckarsulm, 28 November 2023 – Because they are aware of their great responsibility with regard to sustainability, the companies of Schwarz Group are involved in numerous initiatives and projects aimed at minimizing the use of natural resources and promoting both renewable energy and social justice.
Neckarsulm, 6 November 2023 – Technology is fundamentally changing our everyday life, society, and business. In the companies of Schwarz Group, technological innovations play an important role in terms of expanding their position as one of the world’s leading retail groups. Secure and sovereign AI is a key technology in this regard.
Neckarsulm, 29 September 2023 – The advancing digitalization of everyday life is a megatrend that is greatly influencing the transformation of business and society. As a result, custom IT solutions and digital services are becoming increasingly more relevant, from a future-proof IT infrastructure and e-commerce to the cloud and cybersecurity. The companies of Schwarz Group are accounting for this increased relevance by founding a new division.
Neckarsulm, 25 September 2023 – For the third time in a row, Schwarz Dienstleistungen is organizing its own career fair together with the retail divisions Lidl and Kaufland: future_con. Students and graduates of all disciplines and fields of study are invited to attend the hybrid career convention on Thursday, 19 October 2023, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. They can connect online or join live at Stiftsberg in Neckarsulm.
Neckarsulm, 21 September 2023 – Thanks to their transnational cooperation and diverse set of measures, the companies of Schwarz Group are making great strides toward achieving the goals of their joint group-wide REset Plastic strategy.
Neckarsulm, 5 September 2023 – With two new CEOs, the management team of the companies of Schwarz Group is paving the way for the future: Effective 1 October 2023, Christian Groh, current Chief Administrative Officer Lidl International, will take over as Chief Executive Officer Schwarz Dienstleistung. He worked in various positions at Schwarz Dienstleistung from January 2010 to July 2021, most recently as Chief Accounting/Financial Reporting and Controlling Officer.
About Schwarz Group
Schwarz Group is an international leader in the retail industry with about 13,700 stores and 575,000 employees in 32 countries. The total revenue of the companies of Schwarz Group for the 2022 fiscal year amounted to 154.1 billion euros. Divided into a production, retail and environmental division, the companies of 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 Digits as IT and digital division offers compelling products and services, which comply with Germany’s strict data protection standards. Schwarz Dienstleistungen, the Group’s corporate services division, provides administrative and operational services.