Image of a sea with an offshore wind farm

5. April 2023

Retail divisions of Schwarz Group contract RWE to supply green energy from offshore wind farm

Lidl and Kaufland are making progress toward achieving their climate targets by signing a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with RWE Supply & Trading for roughly 250 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy per year starting in 2028. The PPA has been signed for a duration of ten years. The power will come from the “Kaskasi” offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, which officially commenced operations at the end of March. As such, the retail divisions of Schwarz Group are the first corporate customers to conclude a PPA for green energy from the “Kaskasi” wind farm.

Dualer Studiengang "Wirtschaftsinformatik in der Studienrichtung Data Science"

28. November 2022

Accelerating digitalization: Become a business IT specialist with the Schwarz Group and Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)

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.

Logo of the Schwarz Group on a stele in front of a office building

28. October 2022

Inflation bonus: Schwarz Group companies pay a total of almost EUR 40 million to employees

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.

The Schwarz Group’s REmove field of action is helping to free oceans, rivers, and lakes of plastic waste. Since the BRIC station commenced operations three years ago, the “SeeHamsters” (catamarans designed to remove waste from rivers) have been removing up to 500 kilograms of waste every day.

27. October 2022

REset Plastic: Schwarz Group’s REmove initiative is a resounding success across the globe

As part of its group-wide sustainability strategy and our plastics strategy REset Plastic, the Schwarz Group’s REmove field of action is helping to free oceans, rivers, and lakes of plastic waste. The shared vision of the corporate group is to turn today’s waste into tomorrow’s treasure. The Schwarz Group regularly organizes a wide range of “REmove activities” on a global, national, and local scale: commitment that pays off.

Picture with Text: For more envoronmentally friendly mobility. The Schwarz Group is expanding its network of EV charging station across Europe to a total of 13,000 EV charging points.

4. May 2022

For more environmentally friendly mobility: Schwarz Group expands its network of EV charging stations across Europe

With the ambitious expansion of its EV charging network, the Schwarz Group is actively promoting the mobility transition: By the end of the 2022 fiscal year, the corporate group will install around 6,200 new EV charging points at store locations of its retail divisions across Europe, thus increasing the total number of EV charging points in its EV charging network to approximately 13,000.

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