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Foreword by the Management Board

Dear Readers,
Back in 1970, the founders of Eppendorf laid down a clear purpose for our company: to improve human living conditions. In the first Eppendorf Group Sustainability Report, we describe what we are doing to fulfill this purpose some 50 years down the line.

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Highlights by Numbers

  • 4,627


    at the Eppendorf Group as of the reporting date December 31, 2021

  • 57%

    Reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions

    by shifting to electricity from renewable sources in Germany and Enfield, USA (2021 compared to 2020)

  • 78

    Apprentices & trainees

    enrolled in training at the Eppendorf Group in 2021

  • 76%

    Percentage of waste at our production sites diverted from landfills

    (recycling, preparation for reuse and recovery, other methods of reuse and recovery)

  • 8.3%

    Global turnover

    our people appreciate Eppendorf as an employer, as shown by our turnover rate, which is well below the German average of 16 %

  • 9.7h

    Average continuing education

    provided by the Eppendorf Academy and LinkedIn Learning in hours

  • 33

    Number of countries

    with Eppendorf locations